Remember the “terrible twos” and the frustrations that came with that period? If this is your first experience with a child going through puberty, get ready for the “terrible tweens.” … Continue reading
News & Events
New York has recently passed legislation which no longer allows for non-medical or religious exemptions from school vaccinations. This new law will help to keep all of our children safe from vaccine preventable diseases.
This law applies to all children attending daycare and in grades K-12 in all public, … Continue reading
The school year is winding down and our summer schedules are filling up!
If your child is due for a well visit, call now to schedule.
All children entering grades K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 as well as anyone trying out for fall sports are required to have a physical within the past 12 months, … Continue reading
Most parents are well aware that telling children what to do and how to act is far less effective than showing them what to do and how to act. Teaching children what is a good habit early in life works best when the habit or behavior is modeled by the parents themselves. … Continue reading
As parents, we often spend a lot of time worrying over the safety of our children. … Continue reading
Chicken Pox is a highly contagious and dangerous virus also known as Varicella Zoster Virus or VZV. Before 1995 when the Varicella vaccine became available, 100 – 150 died each year from the disease according to the CDC. … Continue reading
TO OUR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS & RETURNING COLLEGE STUDENTS:
As you make plans for next year, please be aware that most colleges require a physical examination. We recommend that you call now to schedule your physical between March and May. … Continue reading
Childhood vaccines can provide protection from 14 serious diseases.
Learn more about what to expect when your child receives vaccines with this “How Vaccines Work” video series put together by the Centers for Disease Control.
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Just ask any parent if raising children today is challenging. Most of us know the answer, but that challenge can be exacerbated if you are raising a child with ADHD. … Continue reading
In response to recent outbreaks of vaccine preventable illnesses, local pediatricians including some of our own at Elmwood Pediatrics have spoken out to discuss the importance of vaccines.
Vaccines are safe and effective and they save lives!
Check out the video below.
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