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EIGHT TIPS TO HELP TEENS GET GOOD SLEEP

How often do we hear teens brag about how they stayed up late playing online video games with groups of friends or pulling a Netflix all-nighter? If they could, most teens would choose to stay up past midnight and sleep past noon. What’s up with teen sleep patterns? Sleeping patterns during puberty can partly be […]

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Five FAQs about Toddlers & Sleep

As a parent to two children under the age of three, I know that a good night’s sleep is important for everyone in the family. For toddlers, sleep is vital to their mental and physical development. When a child is sleeping, their brain is processing what they have learned and experienced, retaining the information for […]

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Vaccines for Preschool and Elementary School Kids: Ongoing Protection

As your child grows up, booster doses of some vaccines are important to help strengthen their immune system. These vaccines prevent infections that can still be harmful in older children. They also spread very easily in the classroom setting. The flu shot is required annually because the flu virus changes every year.  Chickenpox (varicella) vaccine […]

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Vaccines for Infants and Toddlers: What you need to know

The first months and years of your child’s life are an important time to protect them against various diseases. Infants and toddlers are especially vulnerable to infections that can be life threatening. Vaccines help your child’s immune system create protection against these infections. Immunity from the vaccine is just as good as immunity from the […]

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CPCMG Carmel Valley:
Check out our new office!

CPCMG Carmel Valley is pleased to announce they have moved into a spacious new office! Conveniently located at the corner of El Camino Real and Valley Centre Drive close to State Route 56, the new office has 15 exam rooms, procedure room and separate waiting rooms for sick and well patients. Located on the second […]

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Seven Tips to Help Keep Kids Safe Online

Now more than ever before, the internet has become unavoidable in our everyday lives. The pandemic has shown just how much the internet can do for us – our children can attend school from home, we can work from home, we can order groceries and supplies without stepping foot in a store, and we keep […]

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Talking to Teens About Internet Safety

Digital devices, the internet and social media have become part of the teenage experience. Not only are they using it for school, much of their social lives and hobbies now revolve around the virtual world. From streaming videos to instant messenger apps, teens are living life online. Despite all of the amazing things teens can […]

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Sports drinks: better than water?

Sports drinks: better than water? True or false? Sport drinks give better hydration than water, so your child need a sports drink if they play sports. IT’S FALSE! For most children who play sports and exercise, plain water is best. If you child is playing sports, be sure they drink water before, during and after […]

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It’s Library Shelfie Day!

In 2014, the New York Public Library declared this day for sharing “shelfies” in front of library shelves to inspire a love of books and reading. Unfortunately due to the pandemic we cannot visit our favorite libraries, but we can celebrate this day enjoying our favorite books at home. When books are part of the family […]

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CPCMG After Hours Care Update:
Appointments Required

Our ongoing commitment to patient safety means we provide your child’s healthcare in the safest setting possible. This includes scheduling all appointments for our patients, whether they need a routine wellness check or a sick visit. To keep your family healthy, CPCMG is ending walk-in appointments at Children’s Primary Extended Care locations starting Monday, January […]

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