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Concussions and Head Injuries: What You Need to Know

Concussions or serious head injuries always can happen in a flash. It’s important to know when to seek medical attention. Your six-month-old rolled off the bed Your “almost walking” one-year-old just nosedived into the coffee table You barely finished taking a picture of your adorable kids in his Peewee football uniform and helmet, and now,…

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Sun 411: 7 Tips for Healthy Skin

Just a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life. Kids don’t have to be at the pool, beach, or on vacation to get too much sun. Their skin needs protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays whenever they’re outdoors. With summer here and long pool days ahead,…

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Safely schedule for well visits during COVID-19

Over the past several weeks, we’ve made many adjustments to our office procedures to accommodate you during COVID-19. Our priority is to ensure the safety of your family, which includes continuity of care – both for sick and well visits. Well visits are an essential cornerstone of pediatric care and children’s well being. If your child is due…

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Grab Your Helmet and Ride Chicago

Local Biking Trails Chicago has among the best bike trails in the country, and while many are closed right now during COVID-19, biking is still a great way to get active outside now. With the warmer weather, be sure to get out there. Of course, maintain a social distance, which is easier to do on…

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10 Steps for Dog Safety

Pets, especially dogs, can be wonderful additions to a family with children. However, every year, more than 4.7 million Americans are bitten by dogs, with more than half of all victims younger than age 14. It’s important to consider some practical safety tips to ensuring a positive experience with dogs. During National Dog Bite Prevention…

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Spring Break Safety Tips

Spring break is a great time for the family to get away from the cold, dark days of winter and have some fun in the sun. Keep your family safe while on your trip by following these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Sun Safety for Babies Babies under 6 months of age…

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Soccer Safety Tips

​Soccer is one of the most popular team sports in the world. Soccer also can be a way to encourage children to be physically active while they learn about teamwork and sportsmanship. With the growing popularity of soccer comes a greater number of injuries. However, the risk of injury can be reduced. Tips to Help…

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Announcing Telehealth

For your convenience, we are excited to be able to offer you the care your children need without having to visit the office! All you need is a smart phone, tablet or computer with a webcam to access our safe and secure online telemedicine visits. This “virtual care” mirrors an in-office appointment with the provider…

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Family-Friendly Spring Cleaning

With spring in the air, many parents mange to convince even the most reluctant cleaners to lend a hand for spring cleaning. And those parents with little ones end up with a few “helpers” as well. That can mean lots of little hands and mouths exposed to some scary chemicals. But the truth is that…

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Your Coronavirus questions answered

We want to assure you that we are your medical home throughout this uncertain time of COVID-19. As we encounter the evolving situation and daily onslaught of news on Coronavirus, we will post new information as it becomes available. Be sure to follow our Facebook and Instagram pages to remain up to date.  New office…

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4 Ways to Raise Active Kids

In the U.S., only 1 in 3 children are physically active every day, while a large proportion of kids spend excessive amounts of time using various electronic devices – TVs, computers and phones to name a few. With April nearly here, there is no better time to encourage our kids to get outside and get…

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