• Measles & The MMR Vaccinne

    There is still a significant measles outbreak burden in many countries throughout the world.  Therefore, overseas travelers should make sure they are fully vaccinated at least 2 weeks before their…

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    Croup–the Premier Pediatrician Guide and Must Knows for a New Parent!

    What is croup? Croup is a general name for inflammation for the upper airways, specifically in the area around the vocal chords. If croup is severe there can be swelling…

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  • Iron Rich Foods

    Why is it important for my child to eat foods with iron? Iron deficiency can occur in toddlers who are picky eaters and drink too much milk and don’t eat…

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  • Stomach Bug/Gastroenteritis

    What is the “Stomach Bug”? Gastroenteritis is an infection in the stomach that can cause both diarrhea and vomiting. It is usually caused by a virus in the intestinal tract.…

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  • Sunscreen

    One or more blistering sunburns in childhood or adolescence more than double a person’s chances of developing melanoma later in life* One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in…

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  • Teething

    Teething is a common cause of pain and discomfort for infants and toddlers. It typically begins between 6-9 months of age, although it may begin as early as 4 months…

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  • Premier Parenting: Starting Solids

    Starting Solids Up until this point, your choice of food for your baby has been limited to breast milk or iron-fortified formula. That all changes now as a whole new…

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  • Sleep

    From early infancy through around 4 months of age, your baby’s wake/sleep patterns go through many changes. The Early Weeks In the first few weeks of life, babies mostly sleep…

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  • Coxsackie: Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

    It seems like everyone has had hand foot and mouth disease this summer. This is the colloquial way of referring to some of the symptoms that can be caused by…

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