Head lice are a frequent topic that triage nurses at South Lake Pediatrics get called about. Head lice are a common problem for children in the childcare and school setting. Luckily lice can be treated at home. With careful treatment, lice and nits (lice eggs) can be killed. What do head lice Read More
How much sugar should my child be eating?
How much sugar should my child be eating? It seems like everyone is talking about carbohydrates and diet these days. We all know that we should watch our sugar intake, but what are the actual guidelines for children and sugar intake? According to the American Heart Association, children should be Read More
10 Tips for Healthy Living
Parents control the food supply lines. Parents decide which foods to buy and when to serve them. Though kids may pester their parents for less nutritious foods, adults should be in charge when deciding which foods are regularly stocked in the house. Kids won’t go hungry. They’ll eat what’s available Read More