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Tara Kompare, Pharm.D.

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Tara Kompare, Pharm.D. Articles (11)

Keeping Kids Clear of MSRA

Tips to prevent and treat MSRA.

Oct. 27, 2008

Leaves of Three: Avoding Poison Ivy

Camping is a wonderful family affair. Children and parents work together to set up tents, start campfires, and swat away mosquitoes. Despite our careful planning of every article of clothing to bring, what type of sandwiches to make, and which adult beverages we need, we usually forget something.

Jun. 25, 2008

Into the Mouths of Babes: Eight Easy Tips for Feeding Your Kids

The latest obsession among moms focuses on how they can trick their children into eating foods that are actually good for them. And, since summer is when most of us start craving juicy, fresh fruits and veggies, now is a great time to experiment with some fun, healthful food tips for you and your family...

May. 20, 2008

BUYER BEWARE: Herbals and Your Kids

A scrape on the knee is easily fixed with a Band-aid and gentle kiss. Parents look forward to these rare moments when we can help mend our children without too much trouble. And it is when our children become ill that we try our best to make them well.

Mar. 28, 2008

Kids & Food Allergies: Facts vs. Fiction

For those unfortunate few with food allergies, certain "surprises" can bring more than bad taste — they can cause a full-blown emergency. Here are the facts on food allergies...

Mar. 05, 2008

Five Secrets for Happy and Healthy Hearts

In appreciation of Valentine’s Day, here are five secrets to help keep your kids’ hearts (and yours!) both happy and healthy.

Jan. 31, 2008

Flu Fighters: Keeping Kids Healthy

You tend to see them at this time of year – mothers sporting backbacks equipped with disinfectant sprays, highchair liners, and a gallon of hand sanitizer. Paranoid? Just plain silly? Not to those of us who have survived a flu infestation during the holidays!

Oct. 31, 2007

The Bumblebee Boogie

Most of us, when under attack by a bee, start performing what I call the “bumblebee boogie”. To help prevent any awkward outdoor moments for your little ones, who embarrass so easily, just follow these simple “bee-etiquette” dos and don’ts:

Oct. 13, 2007

Battle of the Bugs

Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa constitute the world of germs, and they love to take residence in schools. They can be found on food, tables, doorknobs, and on lots of little hands.

Sep. 12, 2007

How To Be Safe in the Sun

This summer . . . “Stop, Spray, and Play”.

May. 30, 2007

Engage Your Endorphins!

Our bodies are equipped with naturally occurring wonder drugs, little wonder molecules that, when properly ignited, are capable of lifting your spirits in ways you never thought imaginable.

Apr. 25, 2007

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