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Growing taller is a natural progression—for most children.  But not for those who have a medical condition that stunts their growth. Pediatric Endocrinologist Dr. Will Charlton, of Pharmaceutical company, Versartis, Incorporated, join us to discuss a rare condition, called Pediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency.  It occurs when the pituitary gland, located at the base of the brain, doesn’t make enough growth hormone.  This results in a slower rate of growth for a child.   Growth hormone is essential for normal growth.    Symptoms may be hard to identify.  There are a number of tests that your doctors can give your child to see if they have this condition.  We’ll tell you all about them.  We’ll also tell you about treatments and clinical trials of promising new treatments.  Plus—meet a young lady who’s going through Growth Hormone Treatments, along with her Mother, who will share their story. Remember to always be proactive with your children!

The Balancing Act goes local—and we’re asking some of the experts around Tampa for their best tips and advice on finance, food, flowers, and feeling good! Cooking every day can be hard to do. At ReBuilt Meals, they have a variety of healthy meal plans that provide variety, nutrition, and stress-free family time. We ask […]

Cooking healthy meals every day can be hard to do, and shopping for ingredients, planning menus, and making sure you and your family are eating healthy can be an even bigger challenge. Heat and eat meals delivered right to your door are gaining in popularity. At ReBuilt Meals, they have a variety of healthy meal […]

There’s something really special about flowers. We love the way they look and smell, and of course, they help mark important milestones and special occasions. But not all fresh cut flowers are created equally explains Alice Givens, Owner of Flower General by Carlstedt’s. We have care tips for these magnificent plants and flowers so they […]

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