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Posted on Sep 4, 2014

Every year, from October until May, the official “flu season” begins in the United States. Brought about by cold weather driving people indoors, the season results from close quarters and an increased probability for sharing germs. These germs spread in a variety of ways, from…



Posted on Sep 4, 2014

Infectious mononucleosis is a contagious disease most commonly seen in teenagers and young adults, especially college students.  It’s called mono, mononucleosis, or “the kissing disease”, but this name tends to be a misnomer as there are many different ways to spread the virus.  Younger children can…



Posted on May 22, 2014

Not every flu shot is the same. Different shots contain different inactive strains of the influenza virus, and some shots use different manufacturing processes. Companies that produce the vaccines vary their production methods in order to adapt them to different segments of the population. Some…



Posted on Mar 20, 2014

Accidents happen when we least expect them to and sometimes our children will need health care outside the usual working hours of 9 to 5. So where do you turn if your child suddenly becomes ill or has an accident? You may need to visit a pediatric urgent care facility…



Posted on Mar 20, 2014

The “Stomach Flu” – Influenza or Norovirus? Learn the Important Differences to Help Your Child Be Healthy ‘Tis the season. But not the time of year that anyone looks forward to: flu season. As students head back to school in the fall and colder weather emerges,…



Posted on Mar 20, 2014

“Tongue-tie” refers to a condition also known as ankyloglossia. It exists in children and adults who have an unusually tight segment of tissue that causes the tip of the tongue to be attached to the bottom of the mouth. While the condition can look unusual…



Posted on Mar 7, 2014

It can be an overwhelming prospect when you become a parent for the first time. We all go through doubts and worries; what we would do if our child were to become ill for example. The first thing you should do when becoming a parent,…



Posted on Feb 10, 2014

Your child’s health and happiness are of the utmost importance to you as a parent; we get that, and we couldn’t agree with that priority more. Some parents, have to wait a long time to have that precious bundle placed into their arms, and when it does finally happen, it changes one’s…



Posted on Jan 24, 2014

Your child’s health and well-being is of the utmost importance to you; we get that. And we couldn’t agree more strongly. Some parents have had to wait a long time to have that precious bundle placed into their arms and when it does happen, it changes…



Posted on Jan 24, 2014

Accidents by their very definition have an unfortunate way of happening to our children when we least expect them — and usually outside of the working hours of 9 to 5, Monday through Friday. But where do you turn if your child suddenly becomes ill or has an accident on…