Maggie Boleyn

Down Syndrome: Facts vs. Fiction

In honor of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, 2021, learn some Down syndrome facts and discover what's real and what's not about the condition.

Developmental Milestones in Children

A Henry Ford Health System pediatrician weighs in on fine and gross motor skills, plus other developmental milestones.

Details About Gardasil, the HPV Vaccine for Girls and Boys

If you have a tween, chances are your doctor will recommend the Gardasil 9 HPV vaccine for girls and boys to prevent transmission of the human papillomavirus.

Young Kids Use Too Much Toothpaste – and It Could Cause Issues

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has found some kids use too much toothpaste, and it may expose their teeth to too much fluoride and prompt discoloration.

Michigan Vaccination Laws: What Parents Should Know

Not sure what the Michigan immunization requirements are – or what changes have been made to the Michigan immunization waiver form? We've got the scoop, plus what it means for parents who are choosing to opt out.

Dry Drowning: What You Should Know

What is dry drowning? Or 'secondary drowning?' Is it something to be concerned about? A local doctor weighs in.

How to Talk to Aging Parents About Their Future Care

It can be a sticky subject. But financial planning for elderly parents is crucial. Here are 10 tips on how to have a conversation with your mom or dad.

Removing Tonsils: What You Should Know

Does your child need a tonsillectomy? Here are some things to consider before scheduling surgery.

Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise in Oakland County

The Oakland County Health Division has issued a health advisory. Get details on symptoms and prevention here.

Getting Help with Autism

Did you recently find out your child has autism? An expert offers first steps on how to help your child with autism and where to find resources.

Treating Your Kid’s Dry Skin in Winter

Does your child suffer from dry itchy skin when temperatures drop? Henry Ford Health System's Dr. Marla N. Jahnke offers advice on winter itch treatment.

Fighting Your Child’s Cold or Flu

Learn more about how to fight colds and the flu to keep your kids feeling healthy.
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