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Posted on Sep 2, 2015

Once school is back in session it’s not hard to imagine that germs are soon to follow.  Kids pass cold, flu and other viruses or bacteria to each other along with the papers and pencils they are sharing.  They will sit in class and put…



Posted on Aug 21, 2015

By now you have hopefully taken your child for their back to school physical and are ready to get your child into school mode.  In the midst of getting new supplies and clothes, it is also time to get your child’s sleep back on track.  While…



Posted on Aug 18, 2015

Every school year parents and kids alike look forward to summer.  However, a few weeks in to summer and it’s time to talk about going back to school.  Besides getting all of the necessary clothing and supplies, one of the first things you need to think…



Posted on Sep 11, 2012

It’s back to school and back to germs. As a pediatrician, it’s like clockwork: one to two weeks after going back to school, the phones start ringing and the sick visits come pouring in. Why does back to school bring illness? It’s a mystery that’s…



Posted on Oct 20, 2011

The school year is in full swing and your child is adjusting to once again being in that unique social environment. It’s always important to strike a balance between involving yourself in your child’s life and allowing them room to develop a sense of independence….




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