Category: Pediatric Medicine

smiling baby laying on tummy

May 13, 2024

Ask the Pediatrician: Baby Vaccines

Pediatrician Edward Pickens, MD, talks about why baby vaccines are a must.

Babies, Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine, Vaccines

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Father helps young daughter wipe her nose with a tissue

December 27, 2023

How to Care For Your Child’s Cold

When your little one is coughing and congested, try these tips from a pediatrician.

Children's Health, Cold and Flu, Pediatric Medicine

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Provider smiles as she holds a swab toward a child patient's mouth

December 1, 2022

Why Should My Child See a Pediatric Specialist?

Children need to be cared for by those specially trained to treat them.

Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine

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Adult caretaker pushes adolescent in a wheelchair along a riverwalk

October 5, 2022

Medical Care Changes as Kids with Cerebral Palsy Grow Up

Transitioning from pediatric to adult care is a process that takes place over years.

Pediatric Medicine, Rehabilitation Services (OT and PT)

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Doctor putting a Band-Aid on a young patient

June 21, 2022

COVID Vaccines for Children Under 5: Experts Answer Parents’ Questions

Two vaccines were proven safe and effective in protecting this final group.

Children's Health, Coronavirus, Pediatric Medicine

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illustration of child wearing hospital gown, holding teddy bear

December 7, 2020

How to Help Your Child Prepare for Surgery

Parents can help relieve anxiety with these tips.

Pediatric Medicine, Surgery

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toddler girl takes glass of water from mother

September 3, 2020

How to Help When Your Child Is Vomiting

Here’s what parents should know about this common digestive problem.

Babies, Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine

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female provider, wearing face mask, sits on exam table talking to young boy holding stuffed animal

June 24, 2020

Don’t Delay Your Child’s Medical Care During COVID-19

It’s possible—and important—to see doctors safely during the pandemic.

Coronavirus, Pediatric Medicine, Safety

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Toddler girl talking to doctor

April 24, 2020

Pediatric Urgent Care: After-Hours Care for Your Kids

Learn what can (and can’t) be treated at a pediatric urgent care center.

Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine, Urgent Care

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shelled peanut

November 13, 2019

Can This Treatment Cure a Peanut Allergy?

A new type of immunotherapy could minimize serious allergic reactions.

Allergies, Children's Health, Immunotherapy, Pediatric Medicine

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Graphic of child with thermometer in mouth

November 4, 2019

What You Need to Know About Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

It may be most common in small children, but that doesn’t mean you’re immune.

Children's Health, Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Medicine

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Photograph of a child being examined by a health care provider.

June 12, 2019

Managing Your Child’s Diabetes  

Age-specific guidelines for diabetes care.

Children's Health, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Health, Pediatric Medicine

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