Sept 18: Don’t miss the 2016 Healthy Kids Fest!

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Families in the Philadelphia region, don’t miss out on the upcoming Healthy Kids Fest on September 18th for an exciting day of fun, facts... Read more

Why docs should consider ‘firing’ vaccine hesitators

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Pediatricians are now officially fed up with vaccine hesitancy. Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics officially announced it is appropriate... Read more

Back to school advice from Healthy Kids bloggers

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It’s that time of year again, we’ve asked our Healthy Kids bloggers to offer the best advice for parents to keep in mind as the... Read more

Should kids be tested for high cholesterol?

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Your children’s primary care doctor is facing an important question about whether to check the fat in your child’s blood. In 2011... Read more

Is Tylenol use during pregnancy linked with kids’ behavioral problems?

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Does Tylenol taken during pregnancy make it more likely that the child born later will have learning and behavior problems? I do not think... Read more

Lyme disease: Should I be concerned?

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It’s summertime also known as Lyme disease season and your child brings home a tick after playing outside. What do you do? Stay Calm... Read more

Why do we need annual exams?

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The United States Preventive Services Task Force recently issued a draft recommendation saying that there is not enough evidence to tell if... Read more

Loss aversion: How can it affect family health care decisions?

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Loss aversion is a very important psychological principle that people care much more about avoiding losses than they care about making gains... Read more