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Understanding Pediatric Vitamin Deficiencies

In the journey of parenting, ensuring your child receives adequate nutrition ranks high on the...

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Tiny Troubles: Common Fungal Infections in Pediatric Care

As parents, we often encounter various challenges when it comes to ensuring our children’s health...

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Intoeing in Pediatrics

Intoeing, often referred to as “pigeon-toeing,” is a common condition seen in children where the...

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Nursemaid’s Elbow in Pediatrics

Nursemaid’s elbow, also known as radial head subluxation or pulled elbow, is a common injury...

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Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common condition affecting children and adolescents, particularly those active in sports...

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Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is a common digestive condition that affects people of all ages, including children....

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Shin Splints

Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, is a common overuse injury that...

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Infantile Spasms

Infantile spasms, also known as West syndrome, is a rare but serious form of epilepsy...

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Colic in Babies

Colic is a common concern among parents of newborns, causing distress and frustration for both...

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Pediatric Psoriasis

What is Pediatric Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a condition in which the immune system mistakenly attacks...

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Rhabdomyolysis in Children

Rhabdomyolysis is a rare but serious condition that causes excessive muscle breakdown which may lead...

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Understanding Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease (KD) is a rare but serious condition that affects children under five. Named...

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Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a common autoimmune disorder affecting children, characterized by an intolerance to gluten,...

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Newborn Fingernail Care

Fingernails in newborns grow very quickly, often requiring care up to once a week to...

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The Hidden Dangers of Vaping and Related Health Concerns

In recent years, vaping has surged in popularity, particularly among young people. Initially touted as...

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Panic Attacks and Anxiety in Pediatrics

Anxiety disorders, including panic attacks, are among the most common mental health issues affecting children...

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Newborn: Common Conditions 

Bringing a newborn home is an exhilarating experience, but it also comes with its share...

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Antibiotics and When They Help

In the realm of pediatric healthcare, infections are frequent visitors, often causing distress to children...

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Understanding and Preventing Medication Overdose in Pediatric Populations

Medications are vital tools in managing pediatric health conditions, but their improper use or accidental...

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Eye Swelling in Children – Common Causes and When to Get Help

Swelling of one or both eyes is common in children.  The causes vary from simple...

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Measles Disease and the Current State of Infections in the United States and Worldwide

Measles is a highly contagious and serious infection caused by a virus.  Although anyone can...

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Conquering Type II Diabetes in Young Heroes

As the prevalence of Type II diabetes (TIID) in children continues to rise, it becomes...

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Pediatric Diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes Management and Education

Our exploration will delve into the realm of pediatric diabetes, with a particular focus on...

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Toxic Stress in Children and Teens

Stress can be a normal and sometimes healthy or even helpful part of life. When a...

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Meningococcal disease – What is it? Why is it important? How to prevent illness?

Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial infection caused by a bacteria named Neisseria Meningitidis, which...

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Toddler Developmental Milestones Age 15-36 months

Developmental milestones are skills or activities that most children can do by a certain age. ...

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Sun Protection

Wear cool comfortable tight weave or Ultraviolet Protective clothing as well as hats with 3...

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Childhood Sleep Requirements and Tips for improvement

Getting the proper amount of sleep is vital for children from infancy through adolescence.  Too...

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Pediatric Sinusitis 101: Insights for Caring Parents

Pediatric sinusitis is a common condition that affects the nasal passages and sinuses of children,...

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School Avoidance in Children

School avoidance is relatively common in children and adolescents.  It occurs in about 1 in...

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Pediatric IV: Does It Hurt? A Parent’s Guide

As a parent, there’s nothing more heart-wrenching than watching your child endure discomfort or pain....

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Newborn and Infant Acne

Newborn acne (or Neonatal Acne) is a common and normal skin condition that occurs in...

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Pediatric Heat Stroke: Understanding the Risks and Prevention

As temperatures rise and extreme weather becomes more frequent, the risk of heat stroke in...

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Secondary Drowning and Dry Drowning –What are they and do I need to worry?

Child water safety and drowning prevention are responsibilities that parents deal with on an ongoing...

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Childproofing the Bathroom: Essential Steps to Ensure Pediatric Safety

As parents, guardians, or caregivers, ensuring the safety of our children is paramount. While we...

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Bedwetting

Bedwetting, also called Nocturnal Enuresis, is very common in young children and in some cases...

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Beating The Heat with Kids

Hydration is key!    Keep water readily available and encourage frequent sips/drinking when outdoors.    Infants, especially...

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Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis, which is sometimes also called Hay Fever, is the most common chronic childhood...

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – First Steps

Recognizing the signs  Before discussing the signs, symptoms, and evaluation/diagnosis of ADHD it is important...

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Obesity in Children and How your pediatrician can help

Obesity in children can be a sensitive topic, but it has also become an epidemic...

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Understanding Pediatric Learning Disabilities

Pediatric learning disabilities are complex conditions that can significantly impact a child’s academic performance and...

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Migraines in Children and Teens

Migraines are a common condition in both adults and children.  More than half of adults...

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Nurturing Little Minds: Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques for Children

In today’s fast-paced world, children often face stress and anxiety due to various factors. As...

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Painful Urination – Not always from a Urinary Tract Infection

Painful urination (also called dysuria) is a common occurrence in children, but urinary tract infection...

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Ensuring Play Without Pain: A Comprehensive Guide to Pediatric Sports Medicine

Children’s participation in sports is not only a source of joy but also a critical...

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The Truth About Food Allergies in Children

As parents, we cherish the moments of joy, laughter, and growth in our children’s lives....

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Exploring Behavioral Issues in Children and Effective Modification Techniques

Parenting is a journey full of joy, challenges, and growth. One common challenge that many...

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Developmental Milestones: Newborns-12 Months Old

Developmental milestones are things or activities that most children can do by a certain age. ...

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PANDAS

In the intricate world of pediatric health, certain conditions present a unique and perplexing challenge...

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Pediatric Seizures

Seizures are a sudden and uncontrollable abnormality is muscle tone or movement, behavior, sensations, or...

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Causes and Treatment of Common Diaper Rashes

Diaper rashes are extremely common in infants and toddlers.  Common causes include irritant diaper rash,...

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Keeping Your Children Healthy During Holiday Travel

The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and, for many families, travel. Sometimes...

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Acne Prevention and Treatment

Acne is usually normal and occurs to some degree in almost all teenagers. Acne occurs...

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Newborn Nosebleeds

Welcoming a newborn into the world is a joyous occasion, but it’s not uncommon for...

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Pediatric Sleep Disorders

Sleep is crucial for the overall well-being and development of children. However, for some parents,...

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Pediatric Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis, a common respiratory illness in infants and young children, can be a source of...

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Red stool, and other “abnormal” stool colors reviewed

Stools can come in many different colors and shades, most of which are normal.  However,...

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Nosebleeds in Children

When to Seek Medical Attention for Nosebleeds Nosebleeds are a common occurrence, especially among children....

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Fever

Definition: Fever is the temporary increase in the body’s temperature in response to a disease...

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Understanding Normal vs Early or “Precocious” Puberty

Puberty is the stage of development in children and adolescents where rapid growth, increased muscle...

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Pediatric Sprains and Strains

Childhood is a time of boundless energy and exploration, but it’s also a time when...

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Jaundice and Bilirubin in Newborns

Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and sometimes the white part of the eyes. ...

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Toe Walking in Toddlers and Children

Toe walking, or walking on the balls of the feet, is very common and normal...

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What to do if You Suspect Your Child Has Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

What to do if You Suspect Your Child Has Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease This...

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Pediatric Appendicitis

As a parent, your child’s health is your top priority, and being informed about common...

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What is Tetanus and Why We Need a Tetanus shot

Tetanus is a serious and potentially fatal infection caused by a toxin in the bacteria...

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Pediatric First Aid Kit

Parenthood is a beautiful journey filled with countless moments of joy and laughter, but it...

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Concussions

A concussion can be defined as a head injury that is caused  by a bump,...

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Anaphylaxis in Infants and Children

Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction.  The onset and worsening of symptoms...

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The Basics of Wart Management

Warts are a common skin condition in children, especially school aged children.  They are typically...

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Growing pains are usually normal – but probably not from growing

“Growing pains” is a term often used to describe pain in the legs (and sometimes...

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Management of Styes

A hordeolum, also known as a stye, is a tender, red bump on the eyelid...

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How to Help Your Picky Eater

Proper nutrition is the foundation for children to grow healthy and strong. However, children can...

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Animal Bite Wounds – What to Know:

Most animal bites in children occur from pets that are known to the family, including...

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Pediatric Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)

Imagine you’re a parent, and you’ve noticed that your child seems to bruise more easily...

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How Can I Tell if My Child Has an Ear Infection?

Ear infections are one of the most common childhood illnesses. Up to 80% of children...

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Knowing the Signs of Chickenpox

Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious viral infection that primarily affects children....

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Understanding Skin Conditions: Pityriasis Rosea vs. Tinea Versicolor

Your skin is your body’s largest organ, and it can sometimes throw surprises your way....

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Understanding and Managing Toddler Head Banging

In the whirlwind of parenthood, it’s not uncommon for our little ones to surprise us...

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How to Keep Kids Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

As we head into the blisteringly cold winter months, we’re reminded that cold and Flu...

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How to Prevent Illness When Kids Go Back to School

Sending your child to school after summer break is both exciting and nerve-wracking. With the...

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Effective Strategies for Managing Your Child’s Behavioral Health

Your child’s behavioral health is vital for their overall well-being and development and is a...

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Protecting Little Explorers: A Parent’s Guide to Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Exposure

Playing outdoors is an essential part of childhood, but it’s important to be aware of...

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Impetigo – Understanding and Managing Skin Infection in Children

Impetigo is a common skin infection that primarily affects children. It is characterized by itchy,...

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Guarding Pediatric Health: Understanding and Navigating HPV

HPV is a significant concern in pediatric healthcare, affecting children and adolescents with potential long-term...

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Oral Health in Infant and Children: Starting early with oral health

Dental Caries or Tooth Decay is one of, if not the most, common diseases in...

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Burning Issues: Understanding and Addressing Pediatric Burns

Burn injuries pose a significant threat to the well-being of children, making it crucial to...

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Tips for Managing Childhood Asthma and Allergies

There is nothing scarier than suddenly finding yourself unable to breathe. Children with asthma are...

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Depression in Children and Teens

Depression is one of the most common disorders in the United States and rates among...

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Healthy Bodies, Happy Minds: The Benefits of Physical Fitness and Sports for Children

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, a time to raise awareness about the...

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Secondhand (and thirdhand) Smoke Exposure in Children – Why does it matter and what can you do about it?

Secondhand smoke is the smoke from a burning cigarette or smoke breathed out by a...

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Why Pediatric Mental Health is so Important

Children’s mental health issues are more common than many people realize. With the Internet providing...

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Recognizing When Pediatric Abdominal Pain Requires Medical Attention

Abdominal pain in children can be a common occurrence that is caused by a variety...

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Advantages and Benefits of Telehealth

As technology continues to advance, so does the way we receive medical care. Once area...

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The ABCs of Pinkeye in Children: Causes and Prevention Tips

Pinkeye, also known as conjunctivitis, is a common eye condition that can affect people of...

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Spring Break Travel: How to Keep Your Kids Healthy and Happy

Spring break travel can be an exciting and memorable experience for families, but it can...

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Splash Safely: Keeping Kids Safe in and Around the Pool

Summer is the perfect time to make a splash and cool off in the pool....

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Types of Urgent Pediatric Care That Can Be Treated Virtually

Thanks to advances in technology, remote medical services are on the rise. As a result,...

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When to Consult Your Pediatrician About Your Child’s Fever

One of the most common calls that Pediatricians receive is from concerned parents when their...

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Trick-or-Treat

Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat! Halloween is supposed...

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