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Telemedicine “Virtual” Visits: Tips for a GREAT visit with us online!

Virtual Visits are Here! To meet your needs in the time of COVID-19, and to continue to provide convenient access to your doctors, Pediatric Associates is now offering TELEHEALTH (“virtual”) visits from the comfort of your own home.  Certain visits … Continue reading

Recommended COVID-19 Resources For Families

There are many good resources for families on the Internet for COVID-19.  We’ve picked a few that we feel are reliable and reasonable, and have listed them here. HealthyChildren.org (sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics) https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.aspx Ohio Department of … Continue reading

Warm Weather means Hand-Foot-Mouth (HFM) season

by Jumana Giragos, MD Hand-foot-and-mouth (HFM) disease is a common childhood infection caused by a virus that results in a characteristic rash. The rash consists of small, blister-like bumps in the mouth (usually in the back near the tonsils) and … Continue reading

Doctor Talk: Why Is My Toddler Such A Picky Eater?

The “Picky” Toddler Appetite By Bill Long, MD Parents often will describe their toddlers as becoming “picky” eaters. This could mean one of a couple of things, as there are several types of “picky” eating. The first (and the most … Continue reading