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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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Formula Shortage

For families of newborns and infants that are using formula, the recent news headlines and empty store shelves have been a cause of great concern.  In my 12 years as…

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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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Dr. Mindy Calandro at Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome’s Flu Press Conference

The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone over 6 months of age as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. Baton Rouge Clinic…

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2020 Baton Rouge Parents Family Favorites

The results for the 2020 Baton Rouge Parents Magazine’s Family Favorite awards for 2020 are in, and we are thankful for the public’s support! The voting is held annually, and…

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MIS-C: How it is Affecting Children

Until recently, the headlines about Covid-19 have largely been about the disease in adults, especially the elderly and those people with underlying health conditions. As a pediatrician, I’m used to…

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Social Distancing: What Is It? How Do You Do It?

Here’s how to socially distance yourself from people.

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The Coronavirus: What We Know Right Now

You cannot turn on the TV or scroll through social media these days without seeing something about the novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. What is a Coronavirus? Human Coronaviruses…

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