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The COVID Vaccines for ages 6 months and older have been approved by the CDC, and will be available by appointment only at Pediatrics at Perkins location the week of July 5th.

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Ready to Get Back on the Field? How to Safely Play Sports This Spring

COVID-19 precautions are just one way to stay safer on the field. Don’t forget to do this, too.

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Tips for Parents to Help Pandemic-Stressed Kids

Adults aren’t the only ones feeling sad and anxious these days. Here’s how to help kids cope.

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Urgent Care or ER? How to Decide

This list of symptoms will help you determine when it’s best to go to urgent care or the ER.

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Why Your Kids Are Still at Risk for HIV

Here’s why teens and young adults should take steps to protect themselves from HIV.

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The Most Common ENT Problems in Kids

Here are tips for treating these common ear, nose and throat issues in children.

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Does Everyone Need this Vitamin?

Folic acid is important for pregnancy. But here’s why everyone can benefit from this vitamin.

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In The News
The Louisiana Public Broadcasting “One to Grow On” Initiative

Check out Dr. Jamar Melton, 12/23 at 7PM on LPB and WLAE-TV discussing “Children’s Health Matters” with other medical professionals around our community!

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Infographic: 6 Top Toy Safety Tips

Shop smart this holiday season with these tips for safer gift giving. Before you head to the store to stock up on toys for all the kids on your list…

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6 Spooky Ways to Celebrate Halloween This Year

No need to skip the holiday fun due to the pandemic with these creative ideas.

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