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Pediatrics
29
Jan

A Parent’s Guide to the Vaping Crisis

By a few measures, the recent vaping crisis is unique among other US epidemics. Not the least of these metrics is how quickly the crisis – characterized by widespread lung injuries that likely stem from the use of e-cigarettes – affected young Americans. This is summarized in a statement by the US Department of Health...
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09
Dec

Preventive Care for the Whole Family Begins with Primary Care

Many medical professionals consider primary care to be the first line of defense against chronic illnesses, long- and short term condition, which often do not affect members of a household equally. Age is a crucial factor. And as any head of household will tell you: coordinating primary care visits for family members of different age...
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10
Sep

Balancing School, Work, Play and Family Life

Transitioning back to the school routine is challenging for your child, and you. Ensuring that your family is healthy, happy and performing well takes good habits and good health. We talked to both primary care and pediatric specialists at Premier Medical Group for facts that you may not often think about, but which can have...
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13
Aug

Tips for a Healthy Back-to-School Season

​As summer comes to a close, there is always a lot to be done to get kids ready to go back to school. Parents, help your kids have a great school year by making sure they are healthy and ready to learn – because healthy students are better learners!   Making the First Day Easier...
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18
Jul

Weathering Extreme Heat

Staying healthy in steamy, hot summer weather can be challenging. Failing to do so can be life threatening. That’s why it’s essential to understand the effects of extreme heat on our body and have plans and strategies in place to reduce the impact of high temperatures and humidity. Late July and early August are the...
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16
Jan

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Pediatrician

Choosing a pediatrician is an important decision in the care of your child. Within the first year of life, your child will be spending a lot of time with the pediatrician for well-care visits. You want to feel confident in your choice of pediatrician not only during these visits, but also in case of sickness....
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