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Fevers: Don't Sweat It!

Do fevers scare you? We understand! This ebook has fever facts that every parent needs to know.

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Pediatric Dosage Charts

Is your child's weight-based dose of Benadryl, Tylenol and Advil hard to keep straight? We got you covered! 

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Is Tamiflu Right For Your Child?

I have seen a lot of fear and misinformation circulating these days regarding Tamiflu, so I decided to put some evidenced-based information together for parents to have at their fingertips. The flu, or more accurately, influenza, is a serious illness, and it can be scary to watch your child go through it. Add to this […]

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What Parents Need To Know About Coronavirus and Influenza This Week

What a week to start watching the new Netflix docuseries, Pandemic! With all of the health news coming out this week, it feels very fitting. But in all seriousness, I’m one episode away from finishing Pandemic, and I already give it 5 stars and a standing ovation. They masterfully presented the immense effort of scientists […]

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Is Elderberry The Flu Cure Your Kid Needs?

Does this story feel familiar? You have a busy week ahead of you without a minute to spare. You have planned it all out – the errands you are going to handle, the school activity you are volunteering for, the project you have to finish for work, the dinners you are cooking, and the playroom […]

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The Flu Vaccine Is Safe: Answering Parents’ Questions and Dispelling Myths About The Flu Shot

It is that time again – flu season. We would all like to simply focus on the coming holidays, baking yummy food and desserts, buying presents, and spending time with family. However, mixed in with the fall decorations and good cheer you have probably started seeing information about the flu vaccine in your local pharmacies, […]

The Flu Vaccine Is Safe: Answering Parents' Questions and Dispelling Myths About The Flu Shot

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What Parents Need To Know About The Measles Outbreak

This post was originally published in February 2019 in response to the measles outbreak in Washington state. Since then, the number of measles cases have continued to grow across the United States. I’m tracking all new measles cases and outbreaks and adding updates to the top of this post. Below these updates you will find […]

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Mandatory Reporting, Patient Rights, And When Law Enforcement Should Intervene

The national news recently picked up a story that is close to home for me. Several weeks ago in Chandler, Arizona, children were removed from their home after a mother refused to take her unvaccinated child with a 105 degree fever to the hospital. Law enforcement was at the home for 3 hours trying to […]

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TEDx Talk: Why I Changed My Mind On Vaccines

The organizers of the Grand Canyon University TEDx event asked me to share my story about vaccinations. It was an amazing experience, and I was honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to share my message on the TEDx stage. In addition to explaining why I left vaccine-hesitancy behind, and now advocate for immunizations, […]

Dani Stringer TEDx Talk Vaccines

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8 Facts Every Parent Should Know About The Flu This Year

It’s that time of year again, dreaded flu season. Hospitals, urgent cares, and primary care offices are full of sick patients, every nurse I know has chapped hands from washing a million times a day, and I think we all know some unfortunate family member or friend who has come down with it. Even I’ll […]

Are these flu symptoms? Answers to your flu season questions and 8 facts every parent needs to know about influenza this year.

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The Real Reason Your Pediatric Health Provider Wants You To Vaccinate Your Child

Since the day I wrote about my journey leaving the anti-vaccination movement, I have experienced the wrath of the anti-vaccination community. When I write about how important it is to vaccinate your child, I regularly receive comments like this: “It is worse than pre meditated MURDER to be telling people that vaccines are safe.” “You cannot […]

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Your Kids Aren’t Dry Drowning (Because It’s Not Real)

I received a lot of great responses after publishing this post about dry drowning symptoms. So many parents are concerned about their children dry drowning, and it’s been great to set some of those fears to rest. I’ve updated the end of this post with more water safety tips and a free printable — my hope […]

Dry drowning prevention is a hot topic right now, but it is not a real medical condition. Find out the truth about dry drowning and real drowning prevention.

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