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The hidden dangers of toxic scented products. (And how to keep your kids safe!)

There are literally thousands of household products that contain fragrances.  Common household products that contain fragrances include laundry detergents, fabric softeners, dryer sheets, air fresheners, cleaning supplies, perfumes, lotions, hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, perfumes, colognes, bodycare products, and scented candles. Many of my patients are surprised to learn that...

How to find a safe, natural sunscreen for your child

Is sun exposure safe? While sunlight is wonderful for obtaining Vitamin D, which has many health benefits, the sun also has the potential to cause skin damage.  Right now the research is pretty clear that intermittent, intense sun exposure in childhood and adolescence is linked to melanoma.  Melanoma is the most dangerous...