Yearly Archives: 2016

Back to School Tips

Summer is ending soon and the new school year will be starting up. Healthychildren.org has some great Back-to-School tips.  This is a good time to organize and prepare your paperwork for immunizations, sports physicals, learning issues etc. and/or schedule necessary appointments to be ready … Continue reading

ZIKA Virus

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/news/Pages/CDC-Outlines-Ways-to-Prevent-Diagnose-Treat-Children-with-Zika-Virus-Disease.aspx CDC Outlines Ways to Prevent, Diagnose & Treat Children with Zika Virus Disease ​Noting the rapid spread of the Zika virus, an article to be published in the May 2016 edition of Pediatrics offers health care providers guidance on how … Continue reading

ALLERGIES

Allergies  Allergies and asthma, which typically start in childhood, are by far the most common chronic diseases among children in the United States. Consider the following statistics: Some 50 million Americans have allergies (about 1 in 5 people in this country).The … Continue reading

Ear Infections

Ear Infection Information When is it an Ear Infection?A typical middle ear infection in a child begins with either a viral infection (such as a common cold) or unhealthy bacterial growth. Sometimes the middle ear becomes inflamed and causes fluid buildup behind the eardrum. In … Continue reading

Baby Teeth Eruption Charts

http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/b/baby-teeth   http://www.mouthhealthy.org/~/media/MouthHealthy/Files/Kids_Section/ADAPrimaryToothDev_Eng.pdf?la=en Eruption Charts  Teeth vary in size, shape and their location in the jaws. These differences enable teeth to work together to help you chew, speak and smile. They also help give your face its shape and form. … Continue reading