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FINDING BALANCE: Kids and Screen Time
during Social Distancing

Thanks to the coronavirus, all of us have had a dramatic change in lifestyle. Not only are many parents working from home, but schools are closed, extracurricular activities are suspended and daycare may not be an option. This creates a long day for everyone and could result in a lot more screen time, but that’s […]

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS:
TEACHING KIDS HOW TO USE 9-1-1

Does your child know what to do in case of emergency? Here are five things to teach your children about when and how to call 9-1-1. Explain what 9-1-1 is. Your child should know that 9-1-1 is the phone number to call when they need help or if they see someone who needs help right […]

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SIX REASONS WHY YOUR TEEN NEEDS AN ANNUAL WELLNESS EXAM

The annual wellness exam is an important part of your child’s life, even when they enter their teen years. Not only do regular check-ups allow us to monitor your child’s physical and emotional development which will change drastically during puberty, but we have the chance to get to know your teen and his or her […]

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Coronavirus: what you need to know

By now you have heard about the new corona virus, the respiratory illness that was first detected in Wuhan, China. Understandably, there is some anxiety about this virus. Here is what you need to know: If you have not traveled to an area where the virus has been detected or had close contact with a […]

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Nosebleeds: What You Need to Know

With humidity levels so low during our Southern California winters and cold temperatures pushing us to crank up our home and car heaters, children can be susceptible to nosebleeds. Fortunately, they’re not usually serious. Here’s what you need to know. Nosebleed basics • A nosebleed is bleeding from tissues inside the nose (they’re called nasal […]

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Managing Kids & Technology

Are you living with a screen zombie? Nationwide, kids ages 8 to 18 years old are spending more than seven hours a day looking at screens – this includes phones, computers, television and tablets. But what exactly are your kids doing while they’re staring at the screen? “Parents should know what their children are viewing […]

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CPCMG ANNOUNCES 2019 HOLIDAY HOURS

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STAYING SAFE DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Every year the winter holidays descend upon us with thoughts of family, friends, food, decorations and gifts. For parents, the winter holidays also present safety hazards. Navigating parties and celebrations with little children can be stressful enough without considering safety, but it’s important to do so. Here are some reminders to keep your kids safe […]

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HOW FIND THE SAFEST TOYS AND GIFTS
THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

The clock is ticking and there’s just about four weeks left to shop for everything on your kids’ wish list. Whether you’re fighting the crowds at the mall on Black Friday or taking the online shopping route, purchasing toys and gifts that are safe and age-appropriate is very important to prevent dangerous situations and serious […]

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CPCMG’s November Holiday
Office Hours

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, all CPCMG and Children’s Primary Extended Care offices will be closed Thursday, November 28.  CPCMG offices will be open Friday, November 29 from 8 am to noon. The nurse triage advice line will be available 24 hours a day ; please call your CPCMG pediatrician’s office for more information.

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