Anyone can get head lice. Head lice are most common in preschool- and elementary school-aged children. It doesn’t matter how clean your home or hair may be. It doesn’t matter where children and families live, play and work.
Vaccines. They’re considered one of the greatest medical advancements in history, and can currently prevent 25 illnesses and diseases. This is a topic that is so important to me and fellow pediatricians, as vaccinations are crucial part of caring for children. In this article, learn more about vaccines, including why they’re important and how they work.
If your child is just beginning school, they will definitely need a physical and proof of immunizations prior to attending.
Protecting Your Family From Bug Bites
Summer time means being outside. And sometimes, that means that insects think that we’re delicious, and begin to bite.
Fortunately, most bites by mosquitos, flies, fleas and even ticks do NOT cause disease. That being said, the best thing to do for your kids and yourself is to try to prevent the bite in the first place.