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  • Dealing With Chickenpox
    At some point in our childhood, we might have experienced chicken pox. While chicken pox most often occurs in children under the age of 12, it can also occur in Read more
  • What is Whooping Cough?
    Named after the characteristic sound of its notorious coughing fits, whooping cough is an extraordinarily uncomfortable condition that typically manifests itself in babies and in children ages 11 to 18 Read more
  • Does Your Child Have Vision Problems?
    Does Your Child Have Vision Problems? Does your child have vision problems? Children learn through their eyes. Healthy vision is critical for children to see the computer and chalkboard, read, write, Read more
  • When To Take Your Child To Urgent Care
    When To Take Your Child To Urgent Care   As a parent, you want to always do everything you can when your child is sick, but sometimes it’s hard to tell exactly Read more
  • Cold Vs. Flu
    Cold Vs. Flu Is it a cold or the flu? When it comes to your child's health, your pediatrician provides great information and guidance on the most common illnesses plaguing families. Read more
  • What to Expect at a Sports Physical
    Your child is eager to start the school year so they can participate in sports. That’s great news! Keeping your child active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle Read more
  • When to Visit a Pediatrician
    Finding out you’re pregnant is a wonderfully exciting and whirlwind time. There are so many decisions to make as you watch your bump grow: What color should I paint the Read more
  • What is Conjunctivitis?
    Could your child’s itchy, red eye be pink eye? “Pink eye” are two words that no parent loves hearing but it’s one of the most common eye problems to affect both Read more
  • The Importance of Well Child Visits
    The number one goal of parents is to make sure their little ones are healthy and have the best quality of life possible. Of course, this means having a pediatrician Read more
  • What to Do When Your Child Has a Fever
    Your child awoke in the middle of the night complaining that they didn’t feel well. Your first reaction is to put your hand up to their forehead to see if Read more
  • Common Pediatric Eye Problems
    When your little one is first born they will go through a series of tests and screenings to make sure they are healthy. This includes checking their vital signs, hearing, Read more
  • 3 Things You Need to Know About Food Allergies and Your Child
    3 Things You Need to Know About Food Allergies and Your Child There are over 3 million children with food allergies in the United States. Allergic reactions don’t take very much, Read more
  • Germ Prevention
    Germ Prevention Strategies Did you know that your child's immune system is less mature than yours, which makes them more susceptible to diseases? Germs and sickness are always around us, and Read more
  • Car Seats: Information for Your Family
    There are many mistakes that can be made when it comes to installing and using car seats. From the time your baby is born until they are old enough to Read more
  • Insect Repellents
    Insect Repellents and Your Kids Warmer weather means fun time outside, making memories, but it also means, bugs, bugs, bugs! One solution for repelling bugs is using bug spray, but is Read more
  • Backyard Safety for Your Children
    Playing in the backyard is a popular pastime for children in the summertime. Just like every activity for your child, you want them to be safe and protected. There are Read more