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Protein first, please

Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH, FAAP “Protein? Please help me to understand, Dr. Lightman. I heard you say to start feeding my 4-month old pureed chicken from the chicken soup. But my mother told me that rice cereal was the
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Oh no! It’s a sunburn.

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH(SA) FAAP What’s a sunburn? The medical term for sunburn is erythema. Sunburn is form of short-term skin damage caused by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun – in other words, being out in the sun too long.
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Parents Muse…Visiting Day

Many parents and grandparents have thoughts about visiting day in summer camps. Strong thoughts. Positive and negative thoughts. No one is “pareve” about it. We queried our parents and grandparents to share their thoughts
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My child accidentally swallowed poison: What do I do?

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH(SA) FAAP Before defining poison, let’s make something clear: We assume poisonings are done accidentally. Back to defining poison. A poison is anything
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Parents Muse – Summer Sundays

This has been a fun one. Our parents have their thoughts and opinions about Sundays in the summer. What are your thoughts about Sundays in the summer? Email us your thoughts: General@totalfamilycaremd.com
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Parents Muse…Gearing Up for Summer

The feedback on asking our parents (and grandparents) their thoughts about relevant questions has been unilaterally positive. We give our parents (and grandparents) a “voice” and our precious readers are