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Yearly Archives: 2018

CPCMG Murrieta Moving to New Office!

CPCMG is thrilled to announce they are moving to a new office in Murrieta. Our pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners and staff will continue to bring your family quality pediatric care at our new convenient location starting Monday, July 9 at 25170 Hancock Avenue, Suite 200. Due to the moving process, some services will be temporarily […]

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DON’T FORGET TO BUCKLE UP!

What’s the first thing you do when you settle into the front seat of your car? Do you turn on your radio, or perhaps adjust the rearview mirror? Maybe you program your GPS or make sure your Bluetooth is connected. But the first thing you should do is a simple step that could save your […]

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Creating Healthy Habits as a Family

Today is Family Fitness Day and school is out for summer this month, so we thought June would be the perfect time to talk about ways to stay healthy and fit as a family. Summer can be busy with vacations, camps, holidays and get-togethers, but the lack of school schedule and laid-back summer days make […]

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IS YOUR FAMILY PREPARED
FOR A NATURAL DISASTER OR EMERGENCY?

No matter where you live in southern California, a natural disaster or emergency can happen at any time…whether you’re at work, on the road or at home. Here are some initial steps to prepare your family emergency plan with general precautions that apply to many disaster situations. We have included other resources throughout this post […]

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HEADING TO THE FAIR?
HOW TO ENJOY OVER-THE-TOP FAIR FOOD

Enjoying yourself without overindulging can feel like a delicate balance, especially when carnival rides are involved. Here are a few tips for surviving the food at the San Diego County Fair: Eat before you go. Don’t show up starving and you’ll be less likely to over-indulge. Choose your favorites. Decide beforehand what your family’s favorite […]

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The Benefits of Better Sleep for Kids

Did you know sleep is actually as important as nutrition and physical activity when it comes to children’s health? Unfortunately due to early school start times, increasing amounts of homework and technological distractions like TV, tablets, video games, and phones; it can be difficult for kids to get enough sleep. Research suggests that sleepy kids […]

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BETTER GRADES AND BETTER MOODS:
SURPRISING BENEFITS OF EXERCISE FOR KIDS

In the last few years, multiple research studies have come out emphasizing the benefits of physical activity, specifically for kids. The general consensus? Active kids are healthy kids. We commonly hear about benefits like strong muscles and weight management, but in reality there are many positive ways that physical activity can impact both mental and […]

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3 TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR FAMILY’S PHYSICAL FITNESS

Does your family get enough exercise? According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, only one in three children are physically active every day and less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day. But you can change these numbers and improve your family’s health! Regular physical activity […]

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ASK THE CPCMG PEDIATRICIAN:
Blepharitis

My child’s eyelashes are constantly irritated and they look crusted. Allergy medication is not helping. What else could this be? A child’s eyes can be very sensitive so if your child is reporting pain or itching around their eyes, it is definitely worth investigating. While you may be familiar with “pink eye” or conjunctivitis, another source […]

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PROTECT YOUR FAMILY:
Prevent Prescription Drug Poisoning

Every 30 seconds a poison control center receives a call about a child being accidentally exposed to a poison – and nearly half of those poisons are over-the-counter and prescription medications. To prevent prescription drugs from finding their way into young hands, it is important that you not only keep your current medications in a […]

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