Tag Archives: Children

Hackensack offers children VR games to cope with hard procedures

Virtual reality goggles are being used to help children at Hackensack University Medical Center stay calm during painful or uncomfortable procedures. The goggles enable a patient to play games or relax on a virtual beach, among other scenes, while getting blood drawn or undergoing a spinal tap or an IV insertion, among other unpleasant treatments.… Read More »

How to Ensure Good Dental Hygiene in Children

Oral health and dental hygiene are one of the biggest factors in the overall health and well-being of a child. However, oral health is often overlooked or misunderstood by parents and it can lead to problems for their children. Infections, loss of teeth, discolouration and bad positioning can be the worst consequences of poor practice… Read More »

Safely Soothing Teething Pain and Sensory Needs in Babies and Older Children

Consider treating teething pain with a teething ring made of firm rubber (not frozen) or by rubbing the gums with a clean finger. Read this article and watch these videos to learn more. Español  Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Teething is normal but may be a painful experience for infants and toddlers. Too often, well-meaning… Read More »