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Scoliosis: What to know.

Childhood is a miraculous time of intense growth and development. Each year, our children add inches to their height, and by the time they reach their teenage years we may be looking them in the eyes! It is important to consistently monitor growth throughout childhood, and the beginning of the school year is a great […]

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RefuahHealth Continues Walk-in Polio Vaccinations at Acute Care Location

(New Square, NY) – RefuahHealth continues to offer walk-in polio vaccinations at its Acute Care location, 728 North Main Street, Spring Valley, NY. From July 21st through September 9th, Refuah has remained a leader in vaccination efforts, administering 1,073 polio vaccines, mostly for children under 2 years old. Today, New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of […]

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The A, B, Cs of Early Eye Exams

Did you know that up to 80% of classroom learning involves a child’s vision? This even includes nursery and preschool aged children. Sometimes parents believe a child is too young for an eye exam because he/she can’t read an eye chart, but this could not be further from the truth! Let’s discuss the process and importance of early […]

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Heart Murmurs in Children

Although the name is unsettling, heart murmurs are common in childhood and usually the normal sound of a healthy child’s heart. What is a heart murmur? A heart murmur is a sound that is heard when listening to the heart with a stethoscope. Heart murmurs can be heard in normal people and, in fact, most […]

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Healthy Summer Meal & Snack Plan for Kids: How to keep kids’ diets healthy when the sun heats up.

Summer means longer days and warmer temperatures. Children spend more time outdoors, less time in study, and are generally more active. Keeping good eating habits consistent during the summer months will ensure both short-term and long-term health benefits. There is no particular nutrient or vitamin kids need more of during the summer. If a child […]