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What Is Zika Virus?

We didn’t see Zika Virus coming to the US, nor did most care if it did. Without its association with microcephaly, it’s a minor illness with fever, rash, joint pain…

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Can Colon Cancer Be Prevented?

How is colon cancer detected? Colonoscopy is the recommended test to screen for colorectal cancer by the American College of Gastroenterology. Most patients should begin screening for colorectal cancer at…

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The Truth About Antibiotics

A common misconception among parents today is that antibiotics will cure any ailment that plagues their child. Pediatricians are faced daily with the decision of whether or not antibiotics are…

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New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year is always a good opportunity to talk to your children about changing or improving lifestyle choices. Take this time to be creative in helping them come up…

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Zika Virus

As you may have already heard, there is a virus that is an emerging health concern that is disrupting travel plans for expectant mommies. The Zika virus is currently being…

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Antibiotics: Helpful or Harmful?

Antibiotics: Are they helpful or harmful? The answer to both is: Yes! Over 85 years ago, the first antibiotic was invented. Even back then, they knew that antibiotics would change…

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Getting A Better Night’s Sleep

I’m currently taking medication to help fall asleep. Are there any side effects of which I should be aware? While medication can help with short term relief of insomnia, there…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

If breast cancer doesn’t run in my family, can I get it? Yes. Every woman has some risk of breast cancer. About 80% of women who get breast cancer have…

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The Importance of Routine Physicals

How important are routing physicals? Physicals are extremely important in the growth of a healthy child. Most kids should have a complete physical around the age of 4 to 5,…

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The Flu: 3 Questions Answered

What is Influenza? Influenza is a virus causing fever, chills, muscle aches, congestion and coughing, and occasionally vomiting and diarrhea. Although most children with influenza recover within a few days,…

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