Sleep is a commonly discussed issue at pediatrician appointments. It all starts with our newborns and their ability to sleep so much, yet make us exhausted with the short period of their sleep cycles. This is usually followed by several years of struggle to get them in bed and middle of the night requests, bad [Read more…]
Here are a few tips to keep your family safe and healthy this winter Wear helmets when sledding, skiing or snowboarding Helmets are not just for biking. One in ten emergency room visits due to sledding accidents involve a concussion. So strap that helmet on and stay safe! Gloves and hats are important, too! Frostbite [Read more…]
As I’m sure you’ve heard, there’s a new virus in town. It’s name is EV–D68! The news and media have been reporting a lot about this "new" enterovirus. It can cause quite severe respiratory disease. This virus isn’t new though. It has been known about since 1962 and the CDC has been tracking it since [Read more…]
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a statement discouraging the use of retail based clinics. These are clinics located in major drug stores or grocery stores. Examples are The Minute Clinic and The Take Care Clinic. We share the opinion of the AAP and have several concerns regarding these clinics: The practitioner in [Read more…]
Beginning July 9, Dr. Paul Bunch becomes the newest physician to join our practice. We are already accepting patients for him beginning this summer, so call if you’d like to schedule an appointment for your child.