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February 2014 • #70
A Note from the Medical Editor

Tummy aches are a common complaint with kids. Fortunately, only a small number of them are serious. Digestive problems and upset stomachs can be prevented and relieved by simple lifestyle changes – in parents, too!

In this newsletter, learn some simple tips for keeping tummies healthy as well as symptoms and treatments for common digestive conditions.

~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,

Featured Articles
Colic: What Parents Can Do
About 1 in 5 babies develop colic. Although you may have to wait it out, several things might be worth trying to relieve tiny tummies. Check these tips. Go >
Stomachaches in Children & Teens
“My stomach hurts.” Children complain of stomachaches for all sorts of reasons. Learn more here about some of the common causes. Go >
Kids Need Fiber: Here’s Why and How
A diet that includes fiber can help your child’s health overall, plus prevent and alleviate constipation. What foods are good sources of fiber? Find out here. Go >
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Children with moderate diarrhea may need special electrolyte fluids. Ask your pediatrician or pharmacist for a recommendation to keep on hand in the medicine cabinet.
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