Could Your Child Be Anemic?

It’s still cold and flu season, so no big surprise that I am seeing lots of coughs, colds, sore throats and fevers.  What is surprising though is all of the infants and children with anemia.   ...

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The Buzz on Kids and Bug Spray

With summer comes longer days, trips to the park, lazy picnics, family vacations, and … increased exposure to mosquitoes and other biting insects.  Many of my favorite places are characterized by ...

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Picky Eaters: Food vs. Child

One of the biggest concerns parents have is getting their kids to eat well. Dealing with picky eaters is a huge challenge, and one that most parents will face at some point during childhood. Here ...

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Getting Feverish Over Fevers

This time of year, it feels like all I do is talk about fevers. There are a ton of misconceptions about fevers (temperatures of 100.5°  F, 38 C, or higher) that cause anxiety, leading to ...

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Meet Our Newest Blogger!

One of San Diego’s strongest proponents of patient education and preventative medicine, Dr. Whitney Carr Edwards is a firm believer in being as approachable to children as possible, and is on a ...

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