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Posted on Apr 2, 2017

If you have a young child, especially one in daycare or preschool, you have probably had some type of experience with conjunctivitis, otherwise known as pink eye.  Either your child has had it, you’ve received the dreaded notification that it is going around the class…



Posted on Mar 1, 2017

With spring around the corner, we can finally look forward to longer and warmer days. And thanks to all of the rain, this year is shaping up to be quite the year for outdoor allergies.  Seasonal allergic rhinitis, more commonly known as “hay fever,” affects…



Posted on Apr 1, 2016

Do you or your children suffer from allergies?  If so you are among millions of people who also suffer from allergies.  Not every sufferer is allergic to the same thing, however.  Some people are allergic to things in the home, like pets, mold or dust mites. …



Posted on Sep 16, 2015

Every fall we are faced with the same question: To get the flu shot or not to get the flu shot? There are so many myths surrounding the influenza vaccine that many people grapple with this decision yearly, even people who otherwise get all of their…



Posted on Feb 6, 2015

By now you have probably heard about the measles outbreak that started with an infected person at Disneyland.  This is a huge crisis as measles is very dangerous, is extremely contagious and the outbreak has been a public health nightmare.  The reason for the outbreak…



Posted on Sep 4, 2013

 It’s just about fall and for many kids, that means the return of child allergies season.  While some people have allergies year-round, others have their symptoms seasonally based on what is floating in the air.  In the fall, the most common cause of allergy symptoms…




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