News & Pediatric Insights

What is Kawasaki disease?

Kawasaki disease is an illness that causes blood vessels to become inflamed, almost always in young children. It is an acute febrile illness of unknown cause that primarily affects children younger than 5 years of age. The disease was first described in Japan by Tomisaku Kawasaki in 1967

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Composting For Kids – Guide For Spring/Summer

More and more, people are taking control of what they eat and drink and how it is made.  Sustainable living is a growing trend, and a healthy one at that.  Pursuing sustainable practices is no high-minded lifestyle, and is very unlikely to solve the world’s problems, but it is a good place to start.  Getting children involved in sustainability at an early age is also the best way to ensure them a clean and healthy future.

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