• 19
  • May2022

Our Teen Center

Our Teen Center

The teenage patient is unique and requires special attention, in addition to their annual well visits. The Pediatric Center offers a dedicated Teen Center to assist with sports physicals, acne and eczema management, asthma issues, ADHD/ADD (assessment, diagnosis and treatment), substance abuse and so much more. Our teenage patients are interested in talking about dating, […]

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  • 19
  • May2022

Stay Educated on Birth Control

Stay Educated on Birth Control

Parents are an important trusted source for their children when it comes to health information and to prepare for developing healthy relationships and navigating challenges. Part of these discussions include sexual and reproductive health, and parents should be prepared with options and information. Over the past decade, the percentage of high school-aged adolescents having sex […]

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  • 19
  • May2022

Hydrate For Health

Hydrate For Health

It is very common for children to become dehydrated. First, it’s difficult to get them to drink water. Second, with their high energy levels and activities, they lose a lot of water from their body. Being well hydrated improves mood, memory, and attention in children and can combat fatigue.   One of the best ways […]

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  • 26
  • Apr2022

Laugh It Out

Laugh It Out

April is National Humor month! It was founded in 1976 by comedian and best-selling author, Larry Wilde, Director of The Carmel Institute of Humor. It was created as a means to increase public awareness around the therapeutic value of humor. Laughter and joy lead to improved well-being, boosted morale, increased communication skills and an enriched […]

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  • 26
  • Apr2022

Newborns Need Vitamin K

Newborns Need Vitamin K

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reinforces the benefits of administering vitamin K to newborns shortly after birth to prevent a life-threatening disease that causes bleeding in otherwise healthy infants. In an updated policy statement, “Vitamin K and the Newborn Infant,” published in the March 2022 Pediatrics, the AAP notes a dangerous trend. In recent […]

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  • 31
  • Mar2022

On-Site Support

On-Site Support

The Pediatric Center continues to offer an on-site Lactation Support Center including a private breast feeding and lactation suite. These resources are readily available to our patients and we invite you to take advantage of the service at no additional charge. Our Director of Lactation Support, Clare Cardo McKegney, DNP, APN, CPNP, is a board […]

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  • 31
  • Mar2022

Good Nutrition Starts Early

Good Nutrition Starts Early

March is National Nutrition Month and a good reminder that a kids’ early eating experience can affect how they eat when they get older. It’s so important to start young and incorporate healthy eating habits into the home. Foods to Introduce First Starting at 6 months old, a baby can start to transition from breast […]

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  • 31
  • Mar2022

Female Pediatricians In History

Female Pediatricians In History

The tributes to women in the month of March are endless as we recognize National Women’s History Month. There are some remarkable women that paved the path for female pediatricians. Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to attend medical school in the United States in 1847. She paved the path for female doctors to come. […]

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  • 28
  • Feb2022

Kindness Matters

Kindness Matters

Kindness matters and there are some great health benefits that go along with being kind. Some of these include: Creating a sense of belonging Spreading kindness helps build, maintain and strengthen social connections. Helping others creates a sense of belonging by creating new friends and connecting with communities. It also gives a sense of purpose […]

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  • 28
  • Feb2022

Good Oral Hygiene Starts Young

Good Oral Hygiene Starts Young

Good oral hygiene should start as early as the first years of a child’s life. Developing healthy dental habits young will help them continue as they grow older. They can avoid many of the problems that result from poor oral health, including gum disease, cavities, and tooth decay. It is also believed that mouth disease […]

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