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Jaime Friedman, MD, FAAP

Ready to go Back to School?

Every school year parents and kids alike look forward to summer. However, it seems like just a few weeks in to summer we are already talking about going back to school! Besides getting all of the necessary clothing and supplies, one of the first things you need to think about is getting a physical scheduled […]

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Hepatitis A: What you need to know

As of publishing this blog post, my hometown of San Diego is in the middle of one of the largest Hepatitis A outbreaks in a long time. 16 people have died and hundreds more have fallen ill. While those affected are primarily homeless and illicit drug users, the outbreak can easily spread.  Officials have recently […]

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It’s that time…
Let’s get ready to go back to school!

Every school year parents and kids alike look forward to summer. However, it seems like just a few weeks into summer, we are already talking about going back to school! Besides getting all of the necessary clothing and supplies, one of the first things you need to think about is getting a physical scheduled with your child’s doctor.

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Kids and Heat

Summer is fast approaching (or already upon us) which is prime time for summer camps, vacations and practice for high school sports. These activities, among many others put kids outside in the scorching heat. What most people don’t know is that kids of all ages are actually more vulnerable to heat-related illnesses than adults. Kids […]

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Teething: What is it and what should you do about it?

CPCMG pediatrician Dr. Jaime Friedman helps parents get through teething in this informative blog post.

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Kids and Car Safety

All babies and children will ride in a car at some point in their lives. Many will take their first ride on the way home from the hospital following delivery. It is important for parents to know how to safely transport these little ones from their first ride until they are drivers themselves.

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Swimmer’s Ear 101

In the heat of the summer, I know that once temperatures start to spike I’ll be seeing lots of kids with swimmer’s ear. I’m not alone – the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that each year swimmer’s ear (otitis externa) results in 2.4 million visits each year to the pediatrician, urgent care or emergency room. As a parent myself I know how hard it is to see your child in pain, so let’s discuss what swimmer’s ear is, how to prevent it and what you can to do treat it.

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Get the Scoop on Sunscreen

Happy summer! School is out and the kids are ready for fun in the sun. There seems to be a lot of information out there right now that is making it confusing for parents. Does everybody need to wear it? Is it safe? What’s the difference between “organic”/mineral and conventional sunscreens? There’s a lot of information to plow through, so let’s hop to it!

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Spring is in the air..and so is pollen

Do you or your children suffer from allergies? If so you are among millions of people who also suffer from allergies. Not every sufferer is allergic to the same thing, however. Some people are allergic to things in the home, like pets, mold or dust mites. This means they may have symptoms all year round. Others […]

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Is My Kid’s Growth Normal? A Primer on Childhood Growth Charts

Chances are, one of many things your pediatrician will do at your child’s checkup is plot his/her height and weight on the growth chart, and tell you what percentile your child falls into on that chart. But what should you do with this information? And what does that percentile mean? This first thing to know […]

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