Staying Healthy with LCP

Staying Healthy with LCP

Keeping Your Children Healthy Together!

Join our care team as we cover important topics in the health and wellbeing of all children! Read more about best practices in safety, nutrition, immunizations, general care, and allergies from our experts and stay up to date on the latest news from our clinics! It’s not always easy finding the right health solutions for you and your family, but our team is here to provide as much support as possible on your journey to health!

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Bug and Oils

After the long, cold winter, it's hard to believe Spring is here! Soon our days will be filled with sun, fun, and...BUGS! Don't let bugs ruin your outdoor plans. Oils make a natural, kid-safe repellant. A great smelling bug and tick spray can easily be made using Purification. Put[...]

May 2, 2018|

New Advances in Peanut Desensitization

Oral immunotherapy has attracted much interest as a potential treatment for food allergy, yet little is known about its long-term effects. We aimed to assess long-term outcomes in participants who completed a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of combined probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy (PPOIT), which was previously shown to[...]

August 22, 2017|

Safe Essential Oil Mosquito Repellent Endorsed by CDC

Americans have more options than ever to use in protecting themselves from mosquito bites. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance about effective mosquito repellents available in the United States. The updated guidance includes addition of two active ingredients - picaridin and oil of lemon[...]

June 15, 2017|

Cheaper Options for Epi-Pen

If you or a family member has life threatening allergies, CVS is now offering the EpiPen Alternative for only $109.99 – the lowest cash price on the market. Even better, if you have insurance, you may be able to save an extra $100 off when you bring this co-pay / co-insurance Savings Card to the pharmacy. If you qualify,[...]

June 1, 2017|

When to Introduce Peanut Products to Your Little Ones

Since 2015, the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended early introduction of peanuts to reduce risk of developing peanut allergies.  The latest guidelines by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases reflects this recommendation.  The new guidelines, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (2017.doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2016.10.010), are due[...]

March 9, 2017|

Are Pox Parties Safe?

aricella, more commonly referred to as chicken pox, is a highly-contagious virus that is spread through the air by coughing and sneezing. It can also be spread by touching the virus particles in the blisters caused by chicken pox. Chicken pox lasts 5-10 days usually beginning with a high[...]

July 12, 2016|

Sports Physicals

It's that time of year when your child may need a sports physical in order to participate in a school sport. LCP can meet that need as part of your child's annual well visit* An annual well exam meets the requirements of a pre-participation sports physical as outlined by[...]

June 25, 2015|

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