Category Archives: Children

Happy Holidays

The American Academy of Pediatrics Celebrates the Holidays with 12 Tips to Keep Families Joyful This Season No one wants to spend the holidays in a crabby mood – or in an emergency room. Pediatricians have you covered with some … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy Nutrition

Heart-healthy eating is healthy eating. There’s a good read from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia here. Recommended if you are trying to modify an elevated cholesterol level. Here’s the Basics: Stay active. Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. … Continue reading

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Flu vaccines 2019-2020 Season

Flu Vaccines 2019-2030 Season Flu injection for 6 months to 3 years: in stock Flu injection for 3 years and older: in stock. Flumist nasal spray is recommended and available this year. Offered for 2 years and older: in stock. … Continue reading

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Heat 101

Staying Healthy in the Heat 101 It’s hot! Here are some links for more information on staying well when playing or competing in the heat. Protect Your Children from Extreme Heat from the American Academy of Pediatrics Heat Related Sports … Continue reading

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Summer Sports and Conditioning

Love the California sun, but summer conditioning and competition can be tough. Make sure your athlete hydrates with 8-10 ounces every 20 minutes. Coaches, athletes and parents should monitor the heat index.Β  The index sorts temperature and humidity into relative … Continue reading

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Game on!

Committed athlete or contemplating jumping in? The pre-participation physical and well check gets it done. πŸ€βš½οΈπŸ₯ŽβšΎοΈπŸŽΎπŸπŸ‰πŸ₯…πŸ’πŸ₯‹πŸ₯ More info and links from the American Academy of Pediatrics here.

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Anthem Blue Cross Mental Health

Does your child have Anthem Blue Cross MediCal and needs mental health professionals for evaluation or counseling? Please click Anthem.CFMG_Mental Health for information on connecting with your child’s insurance.

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Traveling with Babies and Children

Traveling with children outside of the US Traveler’s Health from the CDC Surviving air travel with babies and children Summer Travel with Kids Traveling Abroad for the Holidays

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It Takes 11 Years of Education and Training to Become a Pediatrician

Pediatricians are physicians who specialize in the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. I often get asked what it takes to be a pediatrician. This graphic sums up the years of education and training. Many people train to … Continue reading

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Tick Talk

Better weather means kids and pets outdoors. Don’t forget to check for ticks! The tick you find will be the tick you don’t have to remove. Tips on preventing tick bites from the CDC are here. Check out the CDC’s … Continue reading

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