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Keeping Your Kids Healthy During the School Year

The 2022 – 2023 school year has seen an early surge in seasonal respiratory illnesses — the much publicized “tripledemic” of RSV, influenza, and COVID. Luckily, available public health data […]

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Develop a Reading Routine

Reading and language are crucial to a child’s development. My own mother read to me every night as a kid, and it fostered a life-long love of books and learning. […]

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Stress Less This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! If you’re not careful, this can also become one of the most stressful times of the year. The pressure to have a […]

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5-2-1-0 Plan for Healthy Holidays

Pumpkin pie, sweet potato casserole, turkey and dressing, and cooler weather…the holiday season with parties, snacks, and family gatherings is here. While this is a favorite time of year for […]

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Happy Hallow-teen!

October is upon us, and with it comes Halloween! Traditionally, Halloween safety is considered in terms of younger children, trick-or-treating, and supervised school parties. However, Halloween is not just for […]

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Assessing Chest Wall Deformities

Sponsored by: Dothan Pediatric Healthcare Network

Some patients are quite concerned by the appearance of the chest wall and will not participate in activities where other children may be able to see their chest. The initial assessment of the child with this abnormality is a…

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