Category Archives: Wellness

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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Order of the Curly Tail 2009

Spring 2009: lengthening days, green hills, and a swine flu epidemic. H1N1 influenza made its appearance a decade ago. From April 2009 to April 2010, there were over 60 million cases, a quarter million hospitalizations and 12,000 deaths in the … 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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Baby-Safe

The AAP July 2019 Buyers, be aware of baby safety Social media sites such as Etsy and Pinterest have made it easier for small businesses to sell their work. The American Academy of Pediatrics urges parents to keep safety in … 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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Ditch the Baby Gear to Build Mad Skills

Infants roll, sit and walk all in about a year. They do this by moving their bodies. Time spent confined in infant gear gets in the way. If you are curious about what to do with baby at home, take … Continue reading

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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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