Allergy & Asthma
The most common method of testing for allergies in children is a skin test. The doctor places drops of various suspected allergens into a light pick on your child’s skin.
If the area swells, the test is positive.To target dust mites that can trigger asthma, wash your child’s bedding and stuffed toys in hot water once a week.
||Heart & Dental Fast Facts
More than 400 commonly used medications can contribute to dry mouth, which boosts the risk for tooth decay and infection.Consult your Good Neighbor Pharmacist if you think your medicines could be causing this problem.
People with gum disease or diabetes may need more than the standard two dental checkups a year. High blood glucose levels can worsen gum disease and make diabetes harder to manage.