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13 Reasons Why Not

May 2017 Dr. Abby Prepare yourselves. Dr. Abby’s ‘bout to go on a rant. So, I’m cleaning up my phone - closing apps, touching that x on the corner of safari windows to get rid of them, and the last safari window I come to shows the results of a Google search done several weeks…
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Wearing Helmets

Let’s talk about something we preach daily. Helmets! In short wear one. We have always been huge advocates of helmet use when our patients are on “anything with wheels.” Our well child visits include questioning our patients if they are wearing their helmets. No longer are they uncomfortable. No longer are they huge and dorky…
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Signs of ADD/ADHD and when to See a Doctor

This is a common question in our office. A parent presents worried about their child acting out or in response to a suggestion from a teacher. Occasionally an abrupt drop in school performance will lead to an office visit. The question often asked is “How do I know if my child has ADD?” One of…
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National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities. Since 1994, hundreds of communities across the United States have joined together to celebrate the critical role vaccination plays in protecting our…
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