Monthly Archives: May 2020

MAKE EXERCISE A HEALTHY HABIT

Staying healthy during social distancing should be a top priority for CPCMG families. This includes making the effort to incorporate physical activity into your child’s daily routine. Regular exercise helps your immune system function optimally and helps your body release endorphins. Endorphins help us feel better and can relieve stress. Some ideas for quick and […]

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Don’t forget sunscreen!

As we all welcome the opening of beaches for walking and water sports, it is time to remember how important it is to protect your kids (and yourself) from damaging UVA and UVB rays. Here are a few important reminders when choosing and applying sunscreens: • Apply the sunscreen 15 to 30 minutes before going […]

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ASTHMA: WHAT IS IT AND
WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR IT?

Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs that affects 7.5% of children in the United States.  Patients with asthma develop swelling of their airway when faced with a variety of irritants or triggers. For many patients with asthma, a respiratory viral illness triggers their asthma causing trouble breathing and wheezing. Wheezing is the sound […]

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GETTING A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP DURING STRESSFUL TIMES

Without the normal routines of school schedules, after-school activities, and family time due to COVID-19, many kids and teens may have trouble sleeping. Here are some tips for getting a good night’s sleep.

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COVID-19: All about testing

During a routine well child check for your child, your CPCMG pediatrician might order lab work like a blood or urine test. These medical tests help your pediatrician learn how well your child’s body is working and help diagnose diseases or infections like diabetes or the flu. For COVID-19, there are two types of tests […]

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