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Prescriptions Too Expensive

Prescriptions Too Expensive?  We have regular calls from parents about the high cost of their prescription medicines. Due to high deductible insurance plans, the costs of prescriptions are being shifted to the patients. The following are tips to reduce rx … Continue reading

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ADHD Handout

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Calcium and Vitamin D RDA

Vitamin D Table 2: Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) for Vitamin D [1] Age Male Female Pregnancy Lactation 0–12 months* 400 IU (10 mcg) 400 IU (10 mcg) 1–13 years 600 IU (15 mcg) 600 IU (15 mcg) 14–18 years 600 … Continue reading

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Butter Reduces Diabetes Risk

Daily Butter Lowers Diabetes Risk Nine studies covering 600,000 people were analyzed. Consuming butter did not increase stroke, coronary heart disease or cardiovascular disease. Eating one tablespoon of butter daily led to a 1% increase in mortality risk and 4% … Continue reading

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Better and Best Insect Repellents for Children

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What to do for Teething

Teething gets blamed for more problems than it causes. In my experience, the average age for the first tooth erupting is about 9 months. This is different than the ages that I have seen reported in other sources. Other than … Continue reading

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When Should I Worry about a Stomachache?

When Should I Worry about a Stomachache? This is a question we get daily. A stomachache is something that everyone has had or will have. Stomachaches are a symptom of so many illnesses and conditions, that it would be almost … Continue reading

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How Much Formula or Milk Does My Baby Need?

How Much Formula or Milk Does My Baby Need? The answer depends on age and size. In general, a newborn will only take 10-15ml (1/3-1/2 ounce) every 2-4 hours for the first few days. After a few days of age, … Continue reading

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Tired of Waiting Months for a Doctor Appointment?

Tired of Waiting Months for a Doctor Appointment? We can see your child for a physical exam in less than a week from now! This week, I heard two other Pediatricians (at other clinics) tell patients that the wait to … Continue reading

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Blind Iditarod Musher’s Advice

“We have a choice. We can either sit back and say, ‘I’m blind, I’m deaf, I’m in a wheechair, I have a short attention span’ and feel sorry for ourselves and say, ‘Poor me.’ Or we can just decide, this … Continue reading

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