Nearly 10 percent of grade-school children have migraine headaches, and half of all sufferers get their first migraine before the age of 12. By the time they enter high school, the number of adolescents with migraine rapidly increases–more in girls than boys. That’s according to Noah Rosen, MD, director of the Headache Center at the Cushing Neuroscience Institute, who offers tips for those who suffer.
Managing food allergies in schools or daycare centers can be a challenge because parents have limited control over what foods other children may bring in. Now that classes are in session, moms and dads must take precautions so a child with food allergies won’t accidentally eat the wrong thing under someone else's supervision. Punita Ponda, MD, allergist/immunologist at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, offers some suggestions.
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