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Cost of healthcare

  • Posted on Dec 20, 2016

                                          Finally, some good news.            This year has been filled with bad news in the health care industry. Insurance premiums are going up. Families can’t find providers or specialists under their plans. The price of

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Screening for suicide in well exams

  • Posted on Dec 15, 2016

            Suicide hits us all hard.  Recently, we have had two teen suicides in our high schools.  Pediatricians have been hitting back at this issue and we are trying to

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Press Pause

  • Posted on Dec 15, 2016

Press Pause Tis the season to be jolly, however, it tends to be the season everyone is stressed out. With all the shopping, baking, family, travel, kids school work, and work to be done we

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Teethers

  • Posted on Dec 13, 2016

Bisphenol-A, parabens and antimicrobials are banned in products used by infants and children so everything should be ok, right? After all, these chemicals can cause hormone changes in children that can lead to health problems.

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Learning Problems In Math

  • Posted on Dec 8, 2016

  Can’t add?  Hate Math? Does your child have problems in math?  Do you?  Dyscalculia is a learning difficulty in mathematics.  This learning problem runs in families.  It is not related to IQ and in

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Technology

  • Posted on Dec 6, 2016

Technology has exploded and no one is immune. Even toddlers are targets to intense marketing for new digital technologies. But is that a problem? The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a policy statement that

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Conger’s Corner: Hearing Loss

  • Posted on Dec 1, 2016

HUH? Personal listening devices (PLDs) are everywhere!  They are hanging around our necks or tucked into bags of almost everyone.  This wide spread use is not going away.  The prevalence of hearing loss among children

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