As adults we find it pretty difficult to talk about weight loss with a best friend or close relative. Should you say something to encourage them to drop a few pounds, or should you say nothing? How exactly can you help, … Continue reading
News & Events
It’s that time of year again and flu shots are now available.
The Elmwood Pediatric Group is once again recommending that all children aged 6 months and older receive their influenza vaccine.
Please call to schedule an appointment during one of our upcoming clinics which offer convenient weekend hours. … Continue reading
Some toddlers are the social butterflies of the group and always want to be in control, while others would prefer to play alone quietly and off in the corner. In some respects it’s not much different than a typical workplace or an adult party. … Continue reading
Your little one gets home from school and is scratching their head aggressively. Then you get the call that head lice is spreading…
It sounds like the beginning of a nightmare, but it’s very common! The most important part is understanding what you need to know to get through the next few weeks. … Continue reading
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
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