Dr. Charles Ison: Why Teens Try to Sleep All Weekend

Teenagers are legendary for sleeping all weekend if they are allowed. They do need a certain amount of sleep, 8-10

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Dr. Ison – Do These Remedies Really Work?

(This column is one in an occasional series that will discuss health tips that you may have heard, read about

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Dr Ison – Vaccine Side Effects in Older Children

Vaccines are an important component of a child’s health care. Severe side effects from them are thankfully rare. Some purported

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Vaccine Side Effects Are Minimal

 Vaccines are an important part of protecting children’s health, but like any medication, they can cause side effects. These can

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Dr. Charles Ison: Best Drink for Active Kids? Water

When kids play sports, they sweat. They become thirsty. Since they are mostly made of water, they need to replace

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Dr. Charles Ison: Should You Give Kids Probiotics?

 The number of products containing probiotics and the interest in using them have grown dramatically in recent years. The concept

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Dr. Charles Ison: The Horror of Baby’s 1st Night Home

Horror films. Frightening novels. Late-night campfire tales. That first drop on a new roller coaster. None of these are as

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Dr. Charles Ison — Why Infants Are Prone to Earaches

Otitis media is the medical term for an infection of the middle ear. The condition, usually caused by bacteria, is

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