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Safety Tips

Kids and Heat

Summer is here 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 […]

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Ask the CPCMG Pediatrician:
Food Poisoning

Out of the blue, my five-year-old began to vomit today. He doesn’t have a fever, body aches or any other symptoms. Could he have food poisoning?

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Ask the CPCMG Pediatrician:
Atopic Dermatitis

My infant has been diagnosed with atopic dermatitis. What does this mean? I’m worried.

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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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Cuts and Scrapes: Wise Advice and Urban Legends

We all know the sound too well – your little one crying in pain after a tumble which resulted in a nasty scrape (also known as an abrasion). What should you do? First, remember to remain calm and reassuring to your child; then get to cleaning and dressing the wound.

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The Flu FAQ

Flu season is here! Get all of your questions answered in our Flu FAQ.

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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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ASK THE CPCMG PEDIATRICIAN: How can I keep my child from getting sick?

While there is no guaranteed way to keep your child from getting sick, certain precautions may make a difference.

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Should my child wear sunglasses?

While sometimes worn as a fashion accessory, sunglasses will also protect your child’s eyes from the sun’s powerful ultraviolet rays that can cause problems later in life.

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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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