<![CDATA[Rhonda Patt Charlotte Mom's Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family/moms/moms-columns-blogs/rhonda-patt/ en-us Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:41:23 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:41:23 EST Rhonda Patt 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) Ask the Pediatrician: New Moms and Breastfeeding http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family/moms/moms-columns-blogs/rhonda-patt/article93827467.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 19:24:58 EDT

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Ask the Pediatrician: Swimmer’s Ear http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family/moms/moms-columns-blogs/rhonda-patt/article88888337.html#storylink=rss Ear pain after swimming can indicate the presence of bacteria in the canal

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Ask the Pediatrician: Mosquitoes, Zika & Kids http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family/moms/moms-columns-blogs/rhonda-patt/article87934667.html#storylink=rss DEET, Permethrin, and oil of lemon eucalyptus are commonly used to combat bug bites

Special care must be used with young children

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Is it a cold or allergies? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family/moms/moms-columns-blogs/rhonda-patt/article71210047.html#storylink=rss Allergies often have a strong component of itching

Runny nose associated with fever, body aches, or sore throat, likely to be the result of a viral cold

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:43:15 EDT

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Predicting your child’s height http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family/moms/moms-columns-blogs/rhonda-patt/article63117182.html#storylink=rss Genetics, gender, health, and nutrition play a role in determining height

Mid-parental height calcualtion can give a rough estimate

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Ask the pediatrician: Kids & flu http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family/moms/moms-columns-blogs/rhonda-patt/article54452250.html#storylink=rss North Carolina is reporting widespread influenza-like activity

Young children are particularly at risk for complications related to the flu

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