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Packing Healthy School Lunches

*Adapted from the Back to School 2018 edition of HealthyChildren.org‘s e-magazine. Maintaining a healthy diet is an important aspect to include in everyone's daily routine. For children, this may be a challenge. School, extracurricular activities, and lack of time can often interfere...read more


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Joy and Sadness, Hope and Love

Cancer is this month's theme, so in that spirit, a big shout out to the Canary Foundation at Stanford for their work on early cancer detection. Founded by Woodside's own Don Listwin, the Canary Foundation has drawn attention to...read more


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Buckle Up!

Did you know that in a typical year "flu" kills as many Americans as die in car accidents (roughly 40,000)? And although 9 out of 10 use a seat belt, less than half choose to get a flu vaccine. And...read more


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Winter is Coming: BLOK the Flu

Along with many lovely things, fall marks the beginning of flu season. Last year’s statistics are concerning.  In a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention it is estimated that flu killed about 80,000 Americans in...read more


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Halloween Treats

Although Halloween can be a (sugar) headache for parents, I find it is the perfect teaching opportunity to help both parents and kids improve their relationship with food. Research shows that restricting foods leads to overeating in both children...read more


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Of Skin and Bicycles!

As our calendars fill up with back-to-school events and fantasy football drafts, please save time for two special events sponsored by The Village Doctor! First, on September 13th, our 12th annual Stanford/ TVD Skin Screening event will be held...read more


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Two Year Old Sleep Regression

This month we are excited to share a post from a guest contributor, Sarah Mitchell. She is the owner of Helping Babies Sleep, a pediatric sleep consulting company that empowers tired parents to teach their babies and toddlers to...read more