Cytomegalovirus (CMV) sounds scary, but it is a pretty common virus. Generally, it is harmless to people with healthy immune systems. However, as one of the most common congenital viral infections in the US, it does cause permanent health problems in roughly 6000 infants a year. These can include deafness, blindness, and Cerebral Palsy. Currently … Continue reading June is National CMV Awareness Month
Love the skin you are in! Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays is the absolute best prevention against skin cancer there is. The American Academy of Pediatrics has put together some helpful tips on ensuring the whole family is protecting themselves appropriately from harmful sun exposure.Babies Under 6 Months:Keep babies under 6 months old … Continue reading #nationaldontfryday
Love the skin you are in! Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays is the absolute best prevention against skin cancer there is. The American Academy of Pediatrics has put together some helpful tips on ensuring the whole family is protecting themselves appropriately from harmful sun exposure. Babies Under 6 Months: - Keep babies under … Continue reading Love the skin you are in! Protecting you
Our monthly Healthpoints newsletter is all about seasonal allergies this month! If your children are complaining now that the pollen is out or have a cold that just doesn't seem to be going away - they could be suffering from allergies! Read below to see how to prevent and manage allergy symptoms:
We are so grateful to all the patients who participated in our prize giveaway this month! Congratulations to the Fisher family! Have fun at Disney on Ice!!
Signs of the flu are:- A sudden high fever- Chills and shakes with the fever- Headache, body aches, and extreme tiredness- Sore throat and/or a dry, hacking cough- Stuffy, runny nose - Vomiting and loose, runny stoolsHow do I treat it?- Encourage frequent fluids- Treat fever- Rest! Rest! Rest!Call /see your health care provider if … Continue reading 2018-2019 Influenza season is here in full force!
This week for #wellnesswednesday, we are celebrating #nationalvideogamesday with some tips for our patients and their families. Videogames are easily accesable - from your phones to tablets to computers, laptops, and gaming consoles. It falls on you, as the parent, to set the usage guidelines for your children - not just on how long to play, … Continue reading #WellnessWednesday