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ATTENTION PARENTS: Bubble-Gum Flavored Fever Medicine Recalled!

If Children’s Advil Suspension is your go-to for kids’ fever and pain relief, you’ll want to check the box or label before the next use. A measurement mix-up has prompted a voluntary fever medicine recall by the drug’s manufacturer, Pfizer. Affected 4 oz. bottles of the bubble-gum flavored fever reducer were distributed to retailers, wholesalers, Read More…

How Do Antibiotics For Children Actually Work?

Here’s a good question, kids: Why do antibiotics for children kill invading illnesses, but not human cells? The simplest answer is that illness-causing bacteria are surrounded by rigid cell walls, whereas human cells are not (they are surrounded by a plasma membrane, alone).  Antibiotics for children and adults act to weaken the cell walls of Read More…

Making the Case for Your Child’s Vaccinations

When our children are born – we vow to protect them. Keeping kids safe becomes the driving force of almost every single decision, from buying an automobile to child-proofing the kitchen to taking out insurance policies. Yet so many moms and dads are still hesitant in regards to their child’s vaccinations, even when today’s immunizations Read More…

Attack of the Resistant Bacteria (OR When Antibiotics Don’t Work)

By now, we hope to have sufficiently covered antibiotics’ wholesale inability to combat viral infections, such as colds, flus, sore throats, coughs, bronchitis, and good, old-fashioned runny noses. But just to recap: Antibiotics cannot kill viruses or the common cold. They won’t even put the tiniest dent in your misery. The good news is that Read More…

Viruses, Bacteria, and Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics, Oh My

Brace yourself – this could be a sour pill to swallow: Antibiotics will not, in any way, shape, or form – and no matter how much we would like them to – eradicate a viral infection. Only time, rest, and fluids can do that. As a matter of fact, pediatric providers even thinking about prescribing Read More…

What Vaccines Does Your Child Need?

Vaccinations are one of the most important steps to ensure that your child will be healthy for his or her entire life. Although there have been some concerns in the news about possible side effects or outcomes, giving your child the pediatrician recommended vaccines will help their immune systems develop and protect their bodies from Read More…

10 Things You Need to Know About Vaccinations

Vaccines are a confusing medical issue in today’s media. Many parents are uncertain of whether or not they should vaccinate their children against common diseases, because some people believe that immunizations can cause mental or physical illnesses. While it’s understandable that parents should be concerned about the types of pediatric care their children are receiving, Read More…

What are the Side Effects of Antibiotics?

Antibiotics, as we discussed in another blog post,are great tools for fighting infections that are caused by bacteria, fungi, and certain types of parasites. Primarily, doctors use antibiotics to fight very common ailments, including sinus infections, staph infections, and urinary tract infections, but antibiotics can also be used to treat some types of pneumonia and Read More…

How to Avoid Overuse of Antibiotics

As discussed in a previous blog post, antibiotics are great tools for treating infections caused by bacteria, fungi, and certain types of parasites. Antibiotics are not useful for treating viral infections, however, and should not be used for the flu, colds, most coughs and sore throats, and many ear infections. Unfortunately, many parents do use Read More…

When Should You Use Antibiotics?

As many doctors will tell you, antibiotics are important tools in the treatment of bacterial infections, fungal infections, and some parasites. Not only do antibiotics help your body fight harmful bacteria, but they will also slow the bacteria’s ability to multiply. It is very important that you learn when you or your child should take Read More…

Here's What Parents Say

  • “Everything about the visit was outstanding. We are so very happy we found this place. The staff is efficient, professional, and friendly. The facility is bright, clean, and child friendly. This will be our go to medical office…”

  • “Everyone we worked with, from the time we first called with questions through when we left after our appointment, was extremely friendly, efficient, and just overall wonderful and easy to work with. The place was clean, pretty, warm, and inviting!”

  • “Everyone is always patient and kind; it is so important to me that my kids are treated well especially at a doctor’s office because it directly influences their level of comfort and anxiety for the rest of their lives.”

  • “Fast, friendly and efficient service received. The Doctor was very friendly and informative. My child felt comfortable and was at ease by the kind nature of everyone. From the time we walked in we were greeted with a warm, friendly smile and immediate attention.”

  • “Always very welcoming and KinderMender makes it as comfortable as possible for the children. My son is no longer scared of going to the doctor because of his wonderful experiences here. It is so nice to have somewhere to take him that is not ‘scary.’ Thank you!”

  • “Everyone is always very friendly, helpful and sensitive to my child’s needs. They had us in and out in less than 20 minutes which is so important when dealing with a grouchy, sick child.”

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  • Cellulitis - Skin Infection
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  • Strep Pharyngitis - Strep Throat
  • Viral Infection
  • Otitis Media - Ear Infection
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  • Asthma Exacerbation
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Cellulitis - Skin Infection
  • Conjunctivitis - Pink Eye
  • Gastroenteritis - Vomiting / Diarrhea
  • Viral Infection
  • Strep Pharyngitis - Strep Throat
  • Otitis Media - Ear Infection
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma Exacerbation
  • Pharyngitis - Sore Throat
  • Gastroenteritis - Vomiting / Diarrhea
  • Conjunctivitis - Pink Eye
  • Viral Infection
  • Fever

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