What Every Parent Needs To Know About Ear Infections In Children

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Ear Infections In Children Common Ear Infection – (Also called Otitis media) in children that usually presents with ear pain, fever, excessive crying or a variation of those. According to the AAP, otitis…

Parents, before you refuse your child’s next vaccine read this

Your Child’s Pediatrician Is on Your Side Contrary to what may are told by proponents of vaccine refusal, your child’s pediatrician is your child’s advocate. The pediatrician earns his or her livelihood by seeing your child do well in health…

Why You Need To Get The Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Vaccination For Your Child

  Pertussis is a serious bacterial infection caused by Bordetella pertussis. Just as we have apps for most things these days, there is a vaccine for it and you may be literally “playing with fire” and leaving your child at…

School-based Influenza Clinics in Georgia and an Update on Egg Allergies and Influenza Vaccine Administration

Georgia AAP Communication September 26, 2016 School-based Influenza Clinics in Georgia and an Update on Egg Allergies and Influenza Vaccine Administration As has been the case for the past few years, schools throughout Georgia will be working with local county…

Guidance for Palivizumab Prophylaxis among Infants and Young Children at Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection

Georgia AAP Communication September 19, 2016 Guidance for Palivizumab Prophylaxis among Infants and Young Children at Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection September 19, 2016 There have been no changes in the recommendations for palivizumab prophylaxis among…

Flea-borne bacterial disease spreading wider in Texas

A sometimes fatal bacterial disease carried by fleas and lice appears to be spreading more often, and over a larger swath of territory in Texas than it did a decade ago, a new study suggests. The authors aren’t sure how…

Let’s focus on the real environmental factors linked to autism

The publication of Andrew Wakefield’s notorious and now discredited research on autism and vaccines in 1998 triggered a surge of worry about vaccine safety. Since then, questions about a purported connection between autism and vaccines have been asked and definitively…