Pediatric: School Age

School Smarts

School Smarts

It’s that time of year again: shopping for school clothes and school supplies, getting ready for after-school activities and making sure to have everything necessary to prepare good, healthy lunches. It can get a little overwhelming. Here are just a few...

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All About ADHD

While every child diagnosed with ADHD will not act the same, there seems to be a pattern of behavior that is being seen more frequently. It’s time to ask what could possibly be causing such a dramatic rise in the number of diagnosed cases of ADHD....

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Concussion at All Ages

Concussion at All Ages

When we hear the word “concussion” we tend to think of athletes or risk-takers, however, the truth is that anyone can get a concussion. Typically, the result of a blow to the head, it’s important to understand what a concussion is, how they occur and who is at risk....

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The Facts About Fevers

The Facts About Fevers

Anything that reflects the slightest thing wrong with a child will cause concern in a parent. A fever, for example, is one of the primary reasons that parents will call their child’s pediatrician. Yet, the truth is, what many of us have been told is a “low-grade...

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Flu Shot Awareness

Flu Shot Awareness

Typically anticipated to start in the fall months and peak in January or February, the “flu season” is always accompanied by signs in pharmacies and doctors’ offices promoting the vaccine. Your local pharmacy’s automated answering service may start with a recording...

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Healthy School Lunches

Healthy School Lunches

Parents today recognize the importance of feeding their children healthy nutritious foods. The problem is that the cafeteria has become just another franchise; foods aren’t healthy and well-balanced. Vending machines offer chips, cookies, sodas – all kinds of other...

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Home Remedies

Home Remedies

Wellness parents understand that over-the-counter “medications” are nothing more than chemicals and they choose not to use them unless absolutely necessary. As such, they recognize the value of natural, home remedies. Health and wellness go hand-in-hand and it all...

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Pediatric Stress

Pediatric Stress

We don’t typically associate childhood with stress. Children don’t have bills to pay, demanding jobs orkids of their own to worry over, so why would children possibly be stressed? This may be how we think, but the sad fact is that children today are being diagnosed...

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School Smarts

School Smarts

It’s that time of year again: shopping for school clothes and school supplies, getting ready for after-school activities and making sure to have everything necessary to prepare good, healthy lunches. It can get a little overwhelming. Here are just a few...

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Spring With Your Kids

Spring With Your Kids

This is a great opportunity to spend some fun time with your kids this Spring and if you’re just not sure what to do with them – here’s a few ideas to get you started. Spring-with-your-kidsDownload

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