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Wearing Sunscreen…in the Spring?

2019-02-21T10:20:49+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Wellness|

March has arrived, meaning local Arizona residents are looking forward to 70-80 degree weather. Spring doesn’t last long in Arizona, so locals will often cherish every moment of this short season before the inevitable heat waves come in. Family reunions, picnics, hiking—residents will take every chance to spend some time outside this month. And they’ll wrongly assume that because it’s not summer yet, they don’t [...]

Flu Shots are Recommended for All Patients 6-Months of Age and Older

2019-02-05T16:24:33+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Shots, Wellness|

A little sniffle here. A little above temperature there. Sure, this happens to children and adult alike. Unfortunately, fever in children or just the common cold may turn out to be something more. The flu has been a cause of deaths to many. Fortunately, this is very preventable through vaccinations. It’s recommended that parents have their kids as young as six months get the shot. [...]

Dealing with Children Who Have a Fear of Vaccination

2019-02-05T15:53:03+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Doctor Visits, Shots|

Does your child tremble at the thought of getting a shot? Fear of needles is actually one of the most common stressors among children. Vaccines help protect children against various illnesses, but that doesn’t change the fact that they hurt. Here are five tips to help make your next visit to the children’s doctor smoother. Be Honest How often have you heard that shots didn’t [...]

A First-Time Mother’s Guide to Newborn Care

2019-02-05T15:22:00+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Baby Care, Doctor Visits|

You can attend all the newborn care classes you want during your pregnancy, but diapering and feeding a baby doll just isn't the same. When your baby arrives, you will still feel overwhelmed. Nobody is really ever prepared to be responsible for another life. But, don't worry. Your parental instinct will soon kick in. It's a good idea to ask the nurses at the hospital [...]

3 Home Remedies for the Flu

2019-02-04T08:56:00+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Wellness|

It’s flu season, which is why it’s important that you and your family should get your flu shots. However, if the flu has already hit you or your loved ones, here are 3 home remedies to fight it off. Fluids Drinking fluids when you have the flu is recommended for multiple reasons. A common symptom associated with the flu with dehydration, especially if you’re vomiting [...]

What Immunizations do Arizona Schools Require?

2019-01-24T10:47:41+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Health, Kids, Shots, Wellness|

An immunization is the process of making a person resistant to an infectious disease. Immunizations are done to keep the general public safe and healthy. They are especially important in school settings as children are in close proximity of one another for 8 hours a day. Small children, especially, are susceptible to illnesses and infections because their immune systems do not fully develop until they [...]

Why Infant Care is Important for Parents

2019-01-17T17:39:58+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Baby Care, Doctor Visits|

Taking care of a baby comes with a lot of challenges. Here’s why knowing how to properly care for your child is a skill you need to learn as you welcome the newest arrival to your family. The Umbilical Cord Will Fall Off Your baby’s umbilical cord will fall off within two weeks. Don’t be surprised when it does. That’s nothing to panic over. Be [...]

Cold and Flu Season: Does Your Child Have the Flu or the Cold?

2019-01-17T17:15:11+00:00 January 1st, 2019|Health, Wellness|

It’s not often easy to tell a common cold from the flu in children. Here are a few tips to help you find out what you’re dealing with. Symptoms Both the flu and the cold are respiratory illnesses caused by viruses. They are contagious. However, they aren’t the same. Colds may often last for about seven to ten days while a flu may last for [...]

Benefits of Circumcision

2018-12-06T08:25:03+00:00 December 24th, 2018|Baby Care|

In American, approximately 6 out of 10 male babies leave hospitals circumcised. While this practice originated in Judaism, religious and non-religious folks alike in Phoenix see the health benefits of circumcising babies. But what is circumcision exactly? And is it really that beneficial? What is Circumcision? Circumcision the removal of the foreskin, or the tissue that covers the head of a penis. All male babies [...]