The past several years have seen the HPV vaccine in and out of news cycles. At some points, recommendations were in different states and varied from doctor to doctor, but for some time now, the HPV vaccine schedule has proven to be effective in both boys and girls, and is recommended for both. As with much… Read More Let’s Talk About the HPV Vaccine
WHEN TO SUSPECT AN ALLERGY Here are some common clues that could lead you to suspect your child may have an allergy: Environmental allergies or “hayfever”: Repeated or chronic cold-like symptoms that last more than a week or two or develop around the same time every year. Symptoms may include an itchy, runny nose, nasal… Read More Allergies Are Upon Us!
Despite its legal status, alcohol continues to be the most consistently abused substance by children in the United States. It is indeed a tricky situation. Nevertheless, when asked, 80% of teenagers responded that their parents are the largest factor influencing their decisions about drinking. This is good news! By talking to children about drinking, and… Read More Addressing Alcohol
So school has officially begun. Are you already back in to the swing of things? Perhaps adjusting to the routine is tough, and we get that. Here are some helpful tips and things to focus on to help you get on track with the school year schedule. As pediatric providers, it’s our job to help… Read More Back to School Tips