Archive | December, 2016

My child’s hands often get chapped and dry in the winter.  What should I do for them?

by Amy R. Beach, FNP-BC, CLC Dry skin is very common in the winter months.  Drier air, heat from furnaces and wood stoves, and frequent hand washing can all contribute to this.  If left untreated, the skin can breakdown and lead to a condition called eczema.  Some children already have eczema and winter months can […]

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