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Changing the Face of Normal

By Dr. Madge Zacharias When you read about the obesity epidemic in America, countless researchers refer to the obesogenic diet and culture.  We grew up with it in the 80’s and 90’s.  The Western Diet, and per Wikipedia also called the “meat-sweet” diet.   You may...

Newborn Visits

By Dr. Tamara Charity-Brown Congratulations on the birth of your newborn! You are entering one of life’s greatest adventures- PARENTHOOD. Now what? If only this bundle of joy came with a manual . . . Enter stage left your friendly, knowledgeable pediatrician.  In a...

Auvi-Q Recall: EMERGENCY ACTION REQUIRED

  Anyone with an Auvi-Q device for allergy needs to replace that prescription as all Auvi-Q have been recalled. Please contact our office. Recall of all Auvi-Q products Sanofi is voluntarily recalling all Auvi-Q products in United States. The recall includes both...

Pacifiers Are Not So Bad

  In the early 1990’s, the World Health Organization and UNICEF recommended that pacifiers be avoided since they were seen as a deterrent to breastfeeding. A study done in Argentina put this to the test by offering pacifiers to the babies of 500 new mothers...

Why Get a REAL Check-up

  Yearly check-ups at your pediatrician’s are an important part of children’s health.  The quick sports physical you can get at school or a “minute clinic” cannot give you the care that keeps you healthy. We can give you broad, comprehensive care because we know...