Category Archives: Teens

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment chaos at your house? We try to make open enrollment, well, more open. We don’t want you or your child or young adult to have to change health doctors when insurance options change, so we accept most health … Continue reading

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Summer Travel with Kids

Here’s a podcast from RadioMD about summer travel with kids that I did last week. Listen here. Happy Trails!

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Eating with Kids at Home

Want to start a dialog about eating a little better at home? Check out this video from DocMikeEvans here.

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How tall will your child be? How do you get them there?

Protein and nutrients are important for your child’s final height. This study of over 4000 kids found that children who drank milk versus non-dairy drinks were shorter. The researchers projected that a child who drinks 3 cups (24 ounces or … Continue reading

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Screen and Media Plan

The American Academy of Pediatrics Media Plan can help families tackle screen and media use. Link to the page here. Babies and toddlers under 18 months old don’t need a media plan: screen time isn’t recommended (except for video chatting). … Continue reading

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Contraception Resource Page

Sex, Etc. offers media created young adults by young adults here. Information on selecting hormonal birth control is here. Information on starting and continuing birth control pills is here. Information on emergency contraception is here.  

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Tummy Information for Dr. Mom and Dr. Dad

From food sensitivities to constipation, the GI Kids website provides all sorts of good stuff. Search for your topic here. The site is the work of NASPGHAN – the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.  

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Winter Break Hours

Winter Break: kids are home! We are open 12/26-12/30/2016 for well care and urgent care. Please call to schedule to catch up on physicals, flu shots, asthma care. Stay well! For our college students, this is a good time to … Continue reading

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Sports Rule!

Keep it fun and learn lifelong skills to stay active. Mix it up and participate in multiple sports until puberty to avoid injuries and burnout. Early specialization may not advance athletic goals. Take three months off each year in increments … Continue reading

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Pumping Iron for Babies and the Rest of Us

Humans need iron. Babies triple their size in the first 12 months, and when the body gets bigger, the blood supply must get bigger. Iron is a critical mineral to build red blood cells. Without red blood cells, the body … Continue reading

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