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Quick reference medical handouts used by Pediatric offices

October. 21, 2014

What is the mystery illness making US children sick?

Hundreds of children across the United States have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness. Scientists say they believe the bug to blame is Enterovirus D68, also known as EV D68. Enterovirus' are extremely common and most show no symptoms or resemble a mild cold.

Adolescent Immunization Scheduler

This tool once downloaded can be used to determine the vaccines your adolescnet needs according to the Adolescent Immunization Schedule

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ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says

Children between 6 and 8 years old who were tested and scored high for ADHD symptoms were more likely to get lower grades in elementary school and have trouble fitting in with other kids, compared with children without ADHD, the study authors reported.

2014 Immunization Schedules

Every year, recommendations for routine use of vaccines in children, adolescents, and adults are developed by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. The 2014 child and adolescent schedule has now been released with only a few minor changes to last years recommendations

The Ebola Virus

It is in the news these past weeks. The ebola virus, a notoriously deadly virus that causes fearsome symptoms, the most prominent being high fever and massive internal bleeding. Ebola virus kills as many as 90% of the people it infects. It is one of the viruses that is capable of causing hemorrhagic (bloody) fever. Ebola does not affect children differently than adults.

CDC Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine

The heat is still beating down in the last days of summer, but autumn is just around the corner. That means flu season is lurking around the bend as well.A recent report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided recommendations regarding the flu shot for the upcoming flu season

FDA issues new warning about acne medications

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about the possibility of severe allergic reactions to skin medicines containing two common drugs used to treat acne: benzoyl peroxide and salicylic aci

Nutrution Basics Helps Fight Childhood Obesity

With childhood obesity levels at an all-time high, parents, schools—even whole communities—are getting behind the movement to help young people eat healthier. As the new school year approaches, Food and Drug Administration registered dietitian Shirley Blakely says consumers should focus on two main things when buying food for children to eat for lunch; the nutrition facts label and the ingredients of the product

Multiple Vaccines at One Visit

During some well baby visits, children receive more than onc vaccination at a time. Repeated studies that children can safely receive multiple vaccines at one time. Check out what the Center for Disease Control says about this common parental concern.

Keep Your Child Watered all Year Long

Many of us underestimate our children's need for water. The physiologic needs for water in youngsters,however, are, for several reasons, at least as significant as those of adults.

Are your child's immunizations up to date: An Interactive Guide

Get the best protection for your child—make sure your youngster is immunized on schedule. For a complete list of recommended immunizations, just select your child’s age and we will do the rest.

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