As parents, we often spend a lot of time worrying over the safety of our children. … Continue reading
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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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Many parents may have questions regarding the recent cases of measles in the community.
Luckily, the MMR vaccine is highly effective! One dose of MMR gives 93% immunity and after the second dose your child has 97% immunity. The Monroe County Health Department is currently recommending continuing with our regular vaccine schedule. … Continue reading
After a few days or weeks, new moms can begin to crave a break from the long winter days and nights spent inside with their new baby. Before you run outside for a short walk or trip to the grocery store, … Continue reading
Do you have a youngster who’s a picky eater? You know the type. All they want are carbs, like frozen bagels or french fries. They turn their nose up at anything you call “healthy.” Worst of all they never want to eat what you have prepared for dinner. … Continue reading