Swim Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Swim Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Swimming is a fantastic form of exercise and a major component of many spring break trips and summer break fun. But parents should remember that swimming also comes with risk. Follow these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to protecting children from...
How to Help Kids Embrace Mask-Wearing

How to Help Kids Embrace Mask-Wearing

Most children enjoy the chance to feel morally superior. Assign them to be the family mask monitors. By Perri Klass, M.D. What a beautiful thing is a face mask if it gives us back our world. With states in various stages of reopening, the challenge we face right now...
Now Scheduling Sports Physicals

Now Scheduling Sports Physicals

by Joanna Storey, M.D. It’s an encouraging sign of community life returning to normal that area schools are beginning summer sports practices.  As a result, we’ve heard from many parents in our practice that their children are needing a sports physical. In the past,...
An Update from the Offices of Children’s Medical Group

An Update from the Offices of Children’s Medical Group

After almost two months of living through a pandemic, we’ve all settled into some new routines.  Here’s what’s been going on at the offices of Children’s Medical Group:  We are open and continue to see patients for wellness and sick visits.  We are...
Exercise is Medicine During a Pandemic

Exercise is Medicine During a Pandemic

By Joanna Storey, MD Back in February, as concerns were mounting in the U.S. about coronavirus, I started reading a new book by Judy Foreman, a nationally syndicated journalist who writes and speaks about health matters.  This book titled Exercise Is Medicine provides...
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