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…

Mayo Clinic: Privately insured patients to get priority over Medicaid, Medicare patients

Citing tighter profit margins, the chief executive of the Mayo Clinic recently told his employees that the prestigious health system will prioritize the care of privately insured patients over those on Medicare and Medicaid. That bold pronouncement by Dr. John…

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…

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…