• 26
  • Feb2022

Return to Sports Guidelines

Return to Sports Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics just released a Covid-19 Interim Guidance: Return to Sports and Physical Activity on February 9th. This guidance applies to “children and adolescents who are participating in and/or returning to physical activity, inclusive of but not limited to, organized sports and physical education class within school.” Many children have been affected […]

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  • 26
  • Jan2022

Let’s Talk Oatmeal

Let’s Talk Oatmeal

What a great time to talk about oats! January is National Oatmeal Month. Oats are an incredibly nutritious food packed with important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They are one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Compared to other grains, they are high in fiber and protein and contain the soluble fiber beta-glucan and antioxidants called […]

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  • 26
  • Jan2022

Alone Time With Your Physician

Alone Time With Your Physician

Typically, a pediatric examination starts with the parent and child together while the doctor asks typical questions about medical history, any new issues, medications taken, eating behavior and how things are with family, friends, and school. This part of the visit is directed primarily to the parent, though the adolescent is always able to chime […]

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  • 03
  • Jan2022

Natural Cold Remedies

Natural Cold Remedies

We are in that time of year where sickness is abound. Last year, we saw a significant reduction in the flu and colds due to masks and sanitation measures. Now that things are a little more back to normal, getting sick in the winter can sometimes be inevitable. If you feel a cold coming on, […]

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  • 03
  • Jan2022

Identifying And Treating Eating Disorders

Identifying And Treating Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can be complex and hard to identify and treat in children and teens, but the earlier an eating disorder is detected, the better chance at a healthy outcome for a young patient. A clinical report from the The American Academy of Pediatrics describes common eating disorders, their physical manifestations, and the pediatrician’s role […]

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  • 28
  • Dec2021

Surgeon General Calls Action

Surgeon General Calls Action

The AAP published an article on December 7th stating that the Surgeon General is calling for action to protect children’s mental health. Following is an excerpt from that annoucement: The surgeon general is calling attention to widespread mental health challenges among youths and laid out expansive actions to protect them. These issues have been exacerbated […]

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  • 22
  • Nov2021

Is It Flu Or Is It Covid 19?

Is It Flu Or Is It Covid 19?

Flu season always created a sense of fear and caution, wanting to protect your child from contracting the illness. When you put Covid-19 into the mix, it causes even greater concern – and even some confusion. Note, it is safe to have your child get a flu shot if they have had the Covid-19 vaccine. […]

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  • 23
  • Aug2021

Baby’s First Bath: 3 Common Questions And Answers

Baby’s First Bath: 3 Common Questions And Answers

After you have a new baby, there are a lot of firsts – first feeding, first outing, first haircut. While many of these firsts are exciting, if this is your first baby, some of them can be very scary, too. And one of the firsts you may be more nervous about is giving your baby […]

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  • 26
  • Apr2021

Vitamin D for Babies – What’s the best way to make sure my baby is getting enough Vitamin D?

Vitamin D for Babies – What’s the best way to make sure my baby is getting enough Vitamin D?

There’s a common misconception among new parents that breast milk provides all the nutrients growing infants need. But when it comes to vitamin D for babies, breast milk isn’t enough. Supplementing vitamin D is critical for growing newborns. Without a sufficient daily dose of this vital nutrient, babies can experience negative health effects in the short and […]

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  • 05
  • Mar2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

A message to our patients: (UPDATED) – April 23, 2020 It is our commitment to remain open and available 7 days a week, with access 24-hours a day. Please call the office to schedule your child’s well-visit and other medical care visits. Our office is a safe environment. Summer is our busiest time for physicals. […]

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