Choosing an Insect Repellent for Your Child

Choosing an Insect Repellent for Your Child

Warmer weather means more chances for kids to get outside to play, hike and enjoy the fresh air with family and friends. Warmer weather also means preventing insect bites. Biting insects such as mosquitoes and biting flies can make children miserable. More worrisome...

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What to Know About the Current RSV Epidemic

What to Know About the Current RSV Epidemic

by Dr. Joanna Storey Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common pediatric virus that can cause serious respiratory illnesses in babies and children.  Older kids and adults can get a bad cold from RSV, but in our smaller patients, RSV can infect the lungs,...

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Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s Ear

written by Amy B. Shepherd, M.D. With summer break upon us, most are happy to swap hours in the classroom with relaxing days at the pool or beach.  Unfortunately, this increased time spent in the water can lead to swimmer’s ear.  This condition is...

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Five Things to Know About Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease

Five Things to Know About Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease

Darren T. Scoggin, MD Children’s Medical Group Hand-Foot-Mouth (HFM) disease is rampant right now in our community, and the pediatricians at Children’s Medical Group are seeing a lot of it currently in our practice. Here are five things to know about HFM, including...

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Mealtime Woes

Mealtime Woes

by Parker Ellison, M.D. A common complaint that I hear from parents in the clinic is, “My child won’t eat.” These children are often very picky with long lists of foods that they dislike, or can seem to have very poor appetites, especially at family mealtimes. They...

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When to Use Telemedicine in Pediatrics

When to Use Telemedicine in Pediatrics

written by Amanda S. Penny, M.D. One of the benefits—yes, there have been some benefits—of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the increased use of telemedicine. In an effort to keep patients safe at home and staff safe at work, many doctors shifted to working virtually as...

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Women in Medicine – Dr. Kristie Rohman Q&A

Women in Medicine – Dr. Kristie Rohman Q&A

1. Why did you pursue medicine?I really loved biology class in high school.  I had a fun and inspiring teacher who was also a nurse and she made me very interested in the medical aspect of biology. I knew at that point I wanted to go into medicine. 2. What made...

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