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A child’s well being and health is constantly evolving as he or she reaches different stages of development. It is often difficult to diagnose what is wrong with a child if they are unable to articulate their symptoms of an illness. Children’s health can range from developmental disorders, acne, allergies, or behavioral problems.

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By Sandra Banas, MD
Choking on food is the cause of death for approximately one child every five days in the United States, and leads to more than 12,000 emergency department visits per year. Children ages three or younger are at greatest risk, but older children are often affected too. Food is the most frequent cause of choking in children, but balloons, coins, and other small objects are also a primary risk. Not surprisingly, most episodes of choking occur in the home. The good news is that many cases of choking can be prevented. Read on to learn how you can reduce the risk to your child, grandchild, niece, nephew, or other young visitor in your home.

By DuPage Medical Group
Every year, millions of people become sick from a flu-virus; many will need to be hospitalized for complications and thousands of people die each year from flu-related illness. Because of this, it is recommended that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated every year, especially those who are considered a high-risk for developing complications from the flu.

By DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics
Your baby will make great transformations in their first few years of life. Follow our guide to take note of key developmental signs.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By DuPage Medical Group Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Simple solutions for significant allergy relief.

By DuPage Medical Group Oncology
Vaccinating can prevent multiple cancers caused by HPV.
Topics and Subtopics: Cancer, Children's Health & General Health

By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
Summer break is coming to an end and with it comes an end to late nights, sleeping in and carefree days spent outdoors. Transitioning to a new fall schedule can be difficult for both kids and parents. Planning ahead and taking steps to ease into a new schedule can make the back-to-school much easier. Try these helpful tips to build an end-of-summer plan for your family and send your kids back to school feeling their best.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health

By DMG Nutrition Services
Preparing to go back to school is a hectic time for most families. It can be a struggle to find new, healthy lunches your kids will enjoy. The dietitians at DuPage Medical Group want to take the guess work out of packing lunches this year.

By Carol Chamblin, DNP, APN, RN, IBCLC
Check out our five quick and simple tips that can provide you with the foundation for successful breastfeeding.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By Carol Chamblin, DNP, APN, RN, IBCLC
Having trouble getting your baby to latch? You’re not alone. Check out our five simple steps to properly position your baby for a successful latch.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By Dr. Nozaina Aftab
Mumps is a contagious infection caused by the Mumps virus. Below, please find commonly asked questions about Mumps, including symptoms, and the MMR vaccine.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infectious Disease

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