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Alicia (Alsan) replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Slide the City Has Stop Planned in Polk County
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Alicia (Alsan) posted a discussion

Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Could Be Released in Florida

This would be the first time modified insects would be set loose in the US (Although most Floridians swear lovebugs were man made, snopes says it's not true)Supporters say this is a way to control (very) rare mosquito carried diseases that are on the rise in FL. Those against are saying - ick - I don't want to get bitten by a genetically altered bug!The lab making them says they're safe and they'll pull out the females before releasing them (I never knew the males don't bite).Thoughts?…See More
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Jmarr replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"We saw Patel at Watson Clinic. My daughter was about 2-3 years old when she got tubes. One of the tubes fell out within a matter of a month. She fell down the stairs and got knocked around pretty good, and the tube fell out later that day. The…"
yesterday
Shawn Spivey replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"I should have been more detailed in my reply.  The reason I asked if a health professional has suggested the procedure or not is because I was wondering if it was your opinion or a doctor's opinion if your child needed ear tubes. The point…"
yesterday
Joseph Ghaly replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"Hi Lynds, While everyone here is well intentioned, I am not sure you are getting the best response to your questions based on the complexities of medical care. Here are some general guidelines I can give you both as a physician and as a parent with…"
yesterday
Raquel mcmillan replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"My son had tubes when he was younger. He went to Central Florida ENT in Lakeland."
yesterday
Shawn Spivey replied to Lynds's discussion If your child had ear tubes, what pediatric ENT did you use?
"Lynds, I've been asking around for you and do you know what I heard? That many of the parents with child ear problems visiting an ENT had some professionals say that ear tubes aren't the go-to or most common source of action for ear…"
yesterday

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Slide the City Has Stop Planned in Polk County 1 Reply

Started by Shawn Spivey in Announcements and Introductions. Last reply by Alicia (Alsan) 35 minutes ago.

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What Color is Your Front Door? 6 Replies

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Legal Age For Tattoo 6 Replies

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Kids Who Walk to School 4 Replies

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Orthodontic Coverage 1 Reply

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5-Year-Old Receives Invoice After Missing Friend's Party 1 Reply

Started by Shawn Spivey in The School Years. Last reply by Jmarr on Wednesday.

Middle Finger Motherhood? 1 Reply

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