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11th Oct

2013

Communicating with Teenagers can be tough but did you know that yelling can be as hurtful as hitting? A recent study showed that adolescents whose parents yell at them have an increased risk of depression and aggressive behavior, some of the same problems ...

23rd Aug

2013

 Your infant’s circumcision site may look raw for the next 5-7 days.  During this time period, it is important to keep it covered with petroleum jelly / Vaseline to ensure that the wound edges heal properly, and do not stick to the diaper. You may ...

23rd Aug

2013

FEVER is a temperature greater than 100.4°F and treatment of fevers is dependent on age.  Fever is not a medical emergency unless your child is less than 2 months old.  Fever is a sign of your body fighting an infection and is a good thing.  ...

21st Aug

2013

Dosage may be repeated every 4 hours as needed, but do not exceed more than 4 doses in 24 hours.  Please use only the measuring device that comes with the medication for dosing.

20th Aug

2013

It is important for parents to be knowledgeable about normal growth. The average birth weight for a full term infant is 7 lbs 4 oz or 3.3 kilograms (kg). Probably as a result of loss of excess fluid, weight drops up to 10% in the first week of life; birth ...

19th Aug

2013

As more and more schools and chiropractic offices are offering to do Sports Physicals, we felt like we should explain the difference between a Sports Physical and a Well Child Exam or Yearly Physical. Many adolescents and their parents believe that a ...

18th Aug

2013

Many pediatricians use Cryo-therapy with liquid nitrogen to treat warts (verruca vulgaris), which occurs in 5% to 10% of all pediatric patients. The procedure, however, has many drawbacks including the fear and discomfort children experience; ...

17th Aug

2013

Sponsored by AAP for families The American Academy of Pediatrics The World Health Organization Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC Overseas Travel Information on childhood vaccines from the Centers of Disease Control Vaccine website information ...