• 23
  • Aug2017

When To Get The Flu Vaccine

When To Get The Flu Vaccine

As always, The Pediatric Center will be offering the flu vaccine and flu clinics this Fall. Please note, it is a disadvantage to get the vaccine before late September or early October as immunity levels will wane over time. Optimally, late September or early October is the earliest recommendation to receive the flu vaccination. Later in the […]

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  • 29
  • Apr2017

Special Viewing of Screenagers

In partnership with Oratory Prep, The Pediatric Center is proud to present the popular documentary SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age, a documentary about the biggest parenting issue of our time. Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that happening […]

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  • 02
  • Jan2017

New Gardasil Dosing Guidelines: News Update

New Gardasil (HPV 9) Dosing Guidelines- 1/02/017 Federal health authorities have approved a two-dose schedule for HPV vaccine for adolescents under age 15 years. Subsequent research shows a two-dose schedule for younger adolescents provides effective, long-lasting protection from HPV-related cancers, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “Based on […]

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  • 18
  • Nov2016

Proper Use Of Antibiotics

With the cold weather upon us and more and more children getting sick, it’s important to understand the proper use of antibiotics. Antibiotics are medicines used to treat infections and they target bacteria, not viruses. Using antibiotics when they are not needed do not help and may even cause harm to children. The American Academy […]

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  • 03
  • Nov2016

Doctors Get Creative To Soothe Tech-Savvy Kids Before Surgery

An article in NPR discusses the physical and emotional experience of children who have to undergo surgery. The article goes on to read: Surgery can make anyone anxious, but it is especially hard for young children. Kids going into surgery may be separated from their parents for the first time in a frightening new environment, […]

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  • 16
  • Oct2016

Developing Good Homework & Study Habits

It’s important to establish good homework and study habit for your child early in the school year to ensure they develop a good routine. Creating an environment that is conducive to doing homework is best to start a young age. Children need a consistent work space in their bedroom or another part of the home […]

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  • 01
  • Mar2016

Fever – When Should I Worry?

By Dr. Kathleen Chin, M.D. Common questions we hear from parents: • Do I have to treat my child’s fever when he/she is acting fine?• What fever reducer should I use, Acetaminophen (Tylenol) or Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)?• Can I use them together or alternate them? In medical books, fever is defined as a core body […]

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  • 29
  • Feb2016

Cast Your Vote!

NJ Family is now accepting nominations for New Jersey’s Favorite Kids’ Docs! Click on the link to cast your vote.

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  • 16
  • Jan2016

Brain Power Snack Ideas for Your Children

With your busy schedule and active lifestyle, it can be difficult to pack healthy snacks for your children. While pre-packaged snacks are an easy choice, they are often loaded with processed ingredients that can be harmful for kids. Here are a few options for easy, healthy snacks that are kid-approved:

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  • 09
  • Jan2016

Establishing Good Sleep Habits in Children

Getting a toddler to sleep through the night can be a difficult challenge, and it’s one of the lessons that can have the most impact on your child’s physical and mental health. If you’re having a tough time getting your child to sleep or you’re wondering if you’re implementing the right guidelines, we put together […]

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