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“Tide Pod Challenge” is the Latest Dangerous Teen Fad

Feb 6, 2018 / No Comments

Teenagers have always been prone to faddish trends (and sometimes doing dumb things) but more recent fads, such as the “Tide pod challenge” and “fire challenge,” have risen to …

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Feb 1, 2018 / No Comments

Did you know that American students miss 51 million hours of school every year because of oral health problems? “Cavities and other oral health problems can lead to progressive …

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Child Car Seats Save Lives!

Aug 18, 2017 / No Comments

By Dr. Stacey Maslow Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics Many people don’t realize that car crashes are one of the leading causes of death for young children. That’s why making sure …

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Talking to Your Children When a Family Pet Dies

Jul 19, 2017 / No Comments

For many children, a family pet passing away is their first experience with death. While this is a sad event, it is an opportune time for parents to help …

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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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Know the Symptoms of Hand Foot and Mouth Disease – a Common Summer Illness

Jun 14, 2017 / No Comments

Stacy Maslow, MD, Pediatrics Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is an easily spread infection that is common in young children. However, adults can also be infected with this disease, …

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What Does the Color of Your Snot Mean?

May 24, 2017 / No Comments

We know it’s kind of a gross topic to talk about boogers, but haven’t you ever wondered what the different colors of your mucous means? We spoke with otolaryngologist, Dr. …

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I’ve Just Found a Tick Bite– Now What Do I Do?

May 10, 2017 / 18 Comments

Many scientists believe that 2017 will be a troublesome year for ticks in our area due to the mild winter weather. So it’s important to know what to do …

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New HPV Vaccine Guidelines Affect Dosages

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

The CDC recently recommended that 11- to 12-year-olds receive two doses of HPV vaccine at least six months apart rather than the previously recommended three doses to protect against …

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Teen Won’t Talk? Here’s Seven Tips to Get Your Child to Open Up

Mar 10, 2017 / No Comments

By Leslie Bourne, PhD Division Chief, Behavioral Health Reliant Medical Group As most parents know, it’s not always easy talking to a teen. Kids tend to communicate well when …

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Have You Talked to Your Child About Drug and Alcohol Use and Abuse?

Mar 2, 2017 / No Comments

It can be a hard subject to bring up, but talking to your children about drinking and drugs is important – it’s a conversation all parents need to have. …

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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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Does an Electric Toothbrush Make Sense for Your Child?

Feb 7, 2017 / No Comments

We all know that good dental care is essential for your child’s health. However, some kids just don’t like to brush as much as they should. Using an electric …

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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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Teething: Amber Necklaces Not Recommended

Dec 29, 2016 / 1 Comment

The warm glow of Baltic amber is attractive, enticing, and increasingly common to see on the necks of teething infants and toddlers. People claim that when the necklace is …

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Start Young for Good Bone Health

Oct 16, 2016 / No Comments

For healthy bones, two factors are most important – good nutrition and physical activity. Many people start to worry about osteoporosis when they are in their 50s, but good …

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Flu Season is Almost Here!

Sep 27, 2016 / 22 Comments

Getting the flu can be more than just uncomfortable and inconvenient, it can also be dangerous. Many people, especially the elderly, are hospitalized for serious flu complications each year. …

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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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It’s Back to School Time – Here’s How to Help Your Children Adjust to Getting Up Early

Aug 10, 2016 / No Comments

Those yellow school buses are starting to make their morning rounds. As summer winds down and the new school year approaches, it’s important to make sure your children adjust …

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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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Medical Minute: Car Seat Safety

Jun 9, 2016 / No Comments

We visited again with pediatrician, Dr. Joanne Samant, to learn about the appropriate car seats as your child ages. Watch the video below for great tips to keep your …

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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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