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5 Tips to Prevent Childhood Obesity

5 Tips to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Posted On: September 20, 2022 by Life Tech in: Child, Obesity

Childhood obesity is a complex disease that affects 1 in 5 kids. Children that are overweight or obese are more likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, asthma, heart disease, sleep apnea, etc. While there are many contributing factors to childhood obesity,...
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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Posted On: September 1, 2022 by Life Tech in: Cancer, Child

In 2012, President Obama proclaimed September as National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to bring awareness to pediatric cancer, the leading cause of death by disease for children under the age of 14. In this blog, we want to honor those who suffer...
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What Is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

What Is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

Posted On: August 22, 2022 by Life Tech in: Child, Medically Fragile

August is spinal muscular atrophy awareness month, and we want to share some valuable information about the disease with you. Spinal muscular atrophy attacks motor nerve cells in the spinal cord, taking away a child’s ability to walk, breathe, and...
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Poison

The Dangers of Poisons with Children and How to Prevent Them

Posted On: March 26, 2022 by Life Tech in: Child, Pediatrics

National Poison Prevention Week is a week in March that highlights the dangers of poisonings and how you can prevent them. This is especially important if you have children in your house who love to explore and tend to get into anything that they can....
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Travel with Complex Child

Tips for Traveling with a Child with Complex Needs

Posted On: December 18, 2021 by Life Tech in: Child, Complex Needs, Medically Complex Child

Travel can be stressful for everyone. And if you have a child with complex needs, a medical condition, or another form of special needs, that stress can be compounded. At Life Tech, we are focused on serving the healthcare needs of children...
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Tags: Complex Child, Complex Needs, Medically Fragile

Halloween

Tips to Make the Most of Halloween with Your Child with Complex Challenges

Posted On: October 15, 2021 by Life Tech in: Child, Complex Needs

As Halloween approaches, your kids are most likely getting excited about the idea of going door-to-door, showing off their costumes and eating lots of goodies. It’s not as easy as it sounds when you have a child who lives with...
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Tags: Complex Child, Halloween

Overweight

Childhood Obesity: Prevention Tips and Healthy Habits

Posted On: September 24, 2021 by Life Tech in: Child, Pediatrics

Obesity rates are continually climbing across all age groups. In addition to adults seeing higher instances of being overweight or obese,  children are seeing the same. Currently, about 30% of children...
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Tags: BMI, Childhood, Obesity, Overweight

10 Things to Know About Cerebral Palsy (CP)

10 Things to Know About Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Posted On: March 26, 2021 by Life Tech in: Cerebral Palsy, Child, CP, Pediatrics

Cerebral palsy, or CP, is a disability that affects a person’s balance and movement with the severity varying from person to person. Whether you know someone with CP or simply want to learn more about the disability, this is the blog for...
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Tags: Cerebral Palsy, Child, CP

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