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Quick Sick Walk-in Hours cancelled indefinitely

Category: COVID-19

To allow us to more appropriately triage our patients and control the risk of unnecessary contact between well patients and potentially sick patients, all visits will be by appointment only until further notice.  No walk-ins will be accepted at any time.

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The Difference Between Pediatric Physicals And Well-Child Visits

Category: Physicals

Do you think alligators and crocodiles are the same? How about jam and jelly, or concrete and cement? These are examples of things that are similar but not the same. It is a roundabout way to get to our topic: the difference between pediatric physicals and well-child visits. Both are necessary, somewhat similar, but NOT the same.

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Does My Child Have ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Evaluation in Scranton, PA

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has many symptoms and not all are that easy to spot at first. It is a complex disorder that is usually diagnosed before teen years and on average by age 7. When a parent asks the question, does my child have ADHD, it’s time to find out.

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Should I Get a Flu Shot?

Category: Pediatrics

Flu season is different every year, and it’s important to make sure you’re ready.

Even the healthiest people can get very sick from influenza because it affects everyone differently. So what can you do to prevent getting the flu? Look into getting the flu shot.

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4 Reasons Why It’s Good for Your Toddler to Throw a Tantrum

We have all been there.

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How Can You Keep Your Kid Healthy in the Digital Age?

As with all cultural and technological changes, there are positive and negative consequences of the digital age. There are always those who hold on to the past for dear life, and others who jump right in without a second thought.

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How To Manage Eczema In Children

With all the trials and tribulations of a growing family, managing eczema in children is not a welcome addition. Children with eczema present a whole new litany of challenges beyond the normal ones. 

If you are a newcomer to this challenge, here are some tips on how to manage eczema in children and help to make life a little more manageable for you too.

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How To Speak To Your Child About Weight And Bullying

Category: psychology

Speaking to your child about weight and bullying is difficult enough without the mixed messages they see everywhere.  Parents are forced to compete with the countless media messages in our culture about weight and bullying. You can counteract this by always striving to model respect.

Consider what you say to your children and what you say about others.  

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What’s The Difference Between The Cold, Flu, And Sinus Infections?

Category: Pediatrics

Chicken soup, lots of rest, and fluids were always mom’s remedies when family members were sick. While these common practices are helpful up to a point, the best remedy is to know why someone is sick, and then seek appropriate treatment.

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Now’s the Time to Book Your Child’s Annual Physical

Category: Physicals

Many parents get in the habit of only scheduling their child’s annual physical before the school year, or at the start of sports season. This can be the busiest time of year, and it’s possible that you may not be able to schedule an appointment in time. 

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