PCA 2020

Health & Wellness

How Screens Impact Young Children

Experts agree that kids learn best when reading books and doing other hands-on activities with their caregivers.

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9 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System

With the flu and cold season right around the corner, try simple strategies to help keep your child healthy and strong. These tips can also help the body fight illness more efficiently.

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Dental Health for Kids

One of the most common questions I get from parents is, “How do I get my child to brush their teeth?” to which I respond, “How do you get your child to eat their vegetables?” Parenting is wrought with these daily challenges and as you get to know your child more and more, you will learn that what works to motivate one child, may not appeal to another.

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The Importance of Eye Exams

As you prepare your child’s back-to-school checklist, you want to make sure you have a comprehensive eye examination as part of that list. Did you know that 80 percent of learning is done through vision? Eye exams are just as important as dental visits and annual physicals. As an optometrist, I believe it is important to have your child’s eyes examined to encourage normal vision development and academic achievement.

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