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Massive recall on children's medicines hits 43 brands

A division of Johnson & Johnson is recalling 43 over- the-counter medicines made for infants and children — including liquid versions of Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl — after federal regulators identified what they called deficiencies at the company’s manufacturing facility. The voluntary recall, which was announced late Friday by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, affects hundreds […]

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Losing the baby fat—with the baby and other moms

When Rebecca Loy’s family relocated to Denver, researching neighborhoods was key before setting up a new life for herself and her family. Loy’s method? Lace up her running shoes, buckle daughter Jessica into the jogging stroller and hit a few Stroller Strides classes, the franchise exercise program where moms get a 60-minute workout while pushing […]

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Let kids play with their food to get them to chow down

Fancy, fussy food isn’t likely to be welcomed at the children’s table. But kid-friendly presentation, from colorful ingredients to playful plates, can ensure that nutritious meals are eaten, not artfully avoided. “If you present food in a playful way, kids are much more likely to try it,” said Shannon Payette Seip. She’s a mom and […]

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The Children's Hospital Q & A: Pet Allergies

Every month, Mile High Mamas features a Q & A from The Children’s Hospital on a different health topic. This month’s topic is all about living with pet allergies. Find out how to make your child’s allergies more bearable – without getting rid of your furry friend. If your child develops itchy eyes or begins […]

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Alternative therapies for brain disorders seeing success

Ricky Heilbron is racing a timer as he shoves metal pegs into a wooden board. The 9-year-old wears blue-tinted glasses and a buzzer on his left ear — visual and audio stimulation for the right side of his brain. Ricky, a third-grader with attention-deficit disorder and Asperger’s syndrome, is among those undergoing a new “brain […]

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SOUP! Serves Up Hope to Keep Colorado Kids Healthy

Guest post by Dawn Crawford, Communications Director of the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition and friend to mommy bloggers everywhere. Looking for a fun night out with your mom friends or with the DH? Does warm samples of soup, fine wines, amazing desserts and keeping Colorado’s kids healthy sound like a good time? Then you are […]

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March for Babies 2010: March of Dimes

WHAT: March for Babies is the premier event for mom/baby health. It’s also the nation’s oldest charitable walking event and the largest annual March of Dimes fundraiser. Since its inception in 1970, March for Babies has raised over $1 billion for healthy babies. The event takes place in more than 1,000 U.S. cities and towns […]

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