headache triggers

6 Ways to Help Your Child Avoid Headache Triggers

Recurrent headaches and migraines (a moderate-to-severe headache), are common health complaints for children and adolescents. About 75 million children in the United States report experiencing headaches by the age of 15. The number of children with headaches increases with age. When children are young, boys often have more headaches than girls; however when they hit their […]

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Children’s Achieves HITRUST CSF Certified Status for Information Security

DALLAS (Jan. 28, 2014) – Children’s Medical Center, the sixth-largest pediatric health care provider in the nation, has earned Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). HITRUST was established to ensure information security is a core pillar in the broad adoption of health information systems and […]

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Heart Shaped Cookies

Colorful Cookie Decorating Without Food Dye

Recent studies have shown a possible link between food dyes and certain conditions or illnesses such as allergies, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and even cancer. Since it’s tough to resist decorating cookies with fun colors, many parents have been searching for more natural alternatives. “You can buy natural dyes at stores like Whole Foods, but […]

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Gastroesophageal Reflux

Heartburn Isn’t Just for Adults

Many people believe that only adults experience heartburn, but it is also fairly common in children. Heartburn in children is most often caused by gastroesophageal reflux (GER), a condition where the muscle between the esophagus and the stomach (the esophageal sphincter) relaxes and stomach acid backs up into the esophagus. Heartburn Triggers In Children “Spicy […]

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