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Helping Children Deal with Stress in the Time of COVID-19

Apr 2, 2020 / 1 Comment

By Michelle Dalal, MD Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics Dealing with change can be hard for everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic has closed schools, affected workplaces, and drastically changed our daily …

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Cord Blood Banking- Making an Informed Decision

Jul 18, 2017 / No Comments

By Michelle Dalal, MD Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics There are many choices new parents make when a baby is on the way. As technology has progressed, some parents are …

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Dr. Michelle Dalal Receives 2017 Health Equity Hero Award

Jun 16, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Dalal, one of our Milford pediatricians, who was honored this morning by Delta Dental as their 2017 “Health Equity Hero”. She was recognized for her …

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When Should My Child First See a Dentist?

Feb 8, 2017 / 1 Comment

By Michelle Dalal, MD Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics Healthy smiles are important for a healthy future. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Dental Association (ADA) and American Academic …

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Kids Going Overboard with Screen Time? Learn How to Deal with the Challenges.

Jan 4, 2017 / No Comments

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “Parents play an important role in helping children and teens navigate media, which can have both positive and negative effects.” That’s why …

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Can Honey Help a Cold?

Dec 31, 2016 / 5 Comments

It’s cold season once again and many parents are looking for ways to help a child get through the misery of a cold. The American Academy of Pediatrics does …

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Well Visits – Just as Important for Teens as They are for Toddlers

Sep 26, 2016 / No Comments

Most parents realize the importance of taking their child to the doctor for wellness visits when they are young; but well visits are just as important for teens and …

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Mouthguards – an Essential Way to Prevent Mouth injuries!

Jul 10, 2016 / No Comments

According to an article in the Journal of the American Dental Association, more than five million teeth are avulsed (removed from their socket) each year; many during sports activities. …

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Make Sure Your Kids Get a Good Start in Eating Right

May 26, 2016 / No Comments

Studies show that bad dietary habits start early in life – often in the toddler years. It’s very important to get kids to start eating healthy early in life, …

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Fun Family Activities for Kids With Autism

Apr 19, 2016 / No Comments

This month is National Autism* Awareness Month and I wanted to share with you a few places where families in our community may enjoy visiting, especially if a child …

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Q&A With Dr. Dalal: How to Properly Care for Your Baby’s Teeth

Feb 20, 2016 / No Comments

Question: When should I start brushing my child’s teeth? Answer: You should start as early as when they have a single tooth. Question: Should I use fluoride toothpaste for …

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Dr. Dalal: Why I Recommend the HPV Vaccine for My 11-12 Year-Old Patients

Jan 28, 2016 / 2 Comments

By Michelle Dalal, MD, FAAP Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMass Memorial Medical Center HPV vaccine is a safe, effective, cancer preventing vaccine. HPV (human papillomavirus) can …

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How to Help Your Child Adjust to Daylight Savings Time

Oct 24, 2015 / No Comments

It’s medical fact that young children need more sleep and don’t tolerate lack of sleep as well as adults do. Even the loss of one hour of sleep can …

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Car Seat Safety in the Winter- 3 Great Tips

Mar 10, 2015 / No Comments

Brrr…It’s been a cold winter! Here are three tips to keep your child safe in the car seat or booster seat: Dress your child in normal layering (just as …

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