Author Archives: Dr. Caron

Toy Shopping for Healthy and Happy Kids

When you’ve got holidays or birthdays and you’ve got kids, you probably have TOYS! Watching my children open their presents is one of my favorite things, but figuring out what to give them can be a challenge. Added to the … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Flu Season

With the cooler weather comes falling leaves, family holidays and unfortunately, cold and flu season. Symptoms of the flu may include fever, chills, coughing, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, headaches, body aches and fatigue. Vomiting and diarrhea are more … Continue reading

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Healing Broths

If you were going to add one thing into your diet, my pick would be broth!  There are many kinds of broth and recipe variations.  Broths provide nutrition that is easy for your body to digest. The first two broths … Continue reading

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Sleep Sweet (and Healthy!)

We’re in the process of buying a new mattress for our five year-old.  When our oldest was three, we began the journey of finding a good mattress.  Since then, that crib-sized mattress has been passed down twice, our oldest has … Continue reading

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Egg Allergy

Hen egg allergy is one of the most common food allergies.  It is the second most common food allergy in children, although about 50% of these children will outgrow the allergy by the time they are an adult.  Fortunately, resources … Continue reading

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Natural Care for Painful Ears

It’s cold and flu season again, and that means it’s ear infection season too.  3/4 of the patients I’ve seen this week have had a sore ear, some for the first time, and some as an ongoing complaint.  Treating a … Continue reading

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Kids’ Wellness Weekend

As a parent, you may wonder if there is any difference between a naturopathic doctor’s visit and a  conventional one.  You may be curious about how a naturopathic doctor is trained.  (Find out here.)  You may already be considering naturopathic … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

Making changes can be overwhelming.  I know this from personal experience, and I talk with patients about it all the time, because so much of getting healthy is about changing habits. In my own life, I find myself looking at … Continue reading

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So, What About All That Halloween Candy?!

I have three kids and they have been looking forward to Halloween for over a month.  My eight year-old has actually been counting down and regularly announces how many days are left.  I am secretly pleased that they’re more excited … Continue reading

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Birth On Labor Day 2009

If you haven’t yet heard about the play, Birth, you are missing out!  Written in 2006 by playwright Karen Brody, Birth is a series of interwoven monologues that follow the birth stories of eight modern women.  Birth On Labor Day … Continue reading

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