Information on Skin from the blog of GetzWell Pediatrics, a premier pediatrics practice in San Francisco, California.

Skin Care

Information on Skin from the blog of GetzWell Pediatrics, a premier pediatrics practice in San Francisco, California.

Sunlight: Growing Healthy Kids from the Outside In

he sun gets a bad wrap for its cancer-causing reputation, which of course is a reason for serious concern. However, pediatricians are learning more and more about the vital role sunlight plays in your child’s overall development. If fact, studies show that as kids spend more time playing indoors and in front of screens, they’re more susceptible to a host of chronic ailments.

Let’s take a look at three important ways sunshine can help you grow a healthy kid in San Francisco.

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Are you using safe personal care products for your child?

Skin Deep is a safety guide to personal care products  for children and adults brought to you by researchers at the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

EWG brings together a team of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers and computer programmers that pores over government data, legal documents, scientific studies and their own laboratory tests to expose threats to your health and the environment, and to find solutions. Their research brings to light unsettling facts that you have a right to know.

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