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Childhood Obesity: Why These Conversations Matter

Childhood obesity is and has been a touchy subject for quite some time now. In America, one-third of children are overweight or considered obese. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, childhood obesity has been on the rise since 1999. In certain demographics, we tend to see more cases of obesity. Studies have […]

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The Measles Outbreak and What We Can Do to Protect Our Kids

For the first time in decades, the United States is experiencing all-time high rates of measle cases throughout the nation. Measles, which had once been eradicated, has returned as the anti-vaxxer movement advances across the nation. This movement is founded by unsupported claims that vaccines can cause autism. However, even if this were true, it’s […]

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Important Questions to Ask Your Child’s Pediatrician

As parents, it’s important we take our children to visit their pediatrician regularly and for all of their scheduled appointments. Whether you’re making an appointment because your child is sick or because they’re due for their yearly physical and checkup, a doctor who specializes in pediatrics will be able to help you determine if your […]

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5 Reasons Why Pediatrics is an Important Branch of Medicine

We have different branches of medicine for different parts of our bodies, diseases, complications, and more, so it only makes sense that we have a separate branch dedicated to children. Pediatrics plays a significant role in keeping your children healthy. Here are 5 reason why pediatrics is an important part of medical care. Reason #1: […]

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The Important Role Pediatrics Play in Keeping the Community Healthy

Now that the weather is starting to get colder, parents everywhere are starting to panic. Not for their own safety but for the safety of their children. There’s nothing as heartbreaking as seeing your child suffer through a cold when her friends are out trick or treating or ice skating. In these instances, it is […]

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