Your child’s next well visit may include depression, HIV screenings

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When your mother said an apple a day keeps the doctor away, she had more insight into primary care medicine than you ever thought. Being prepared... Read more

Sunscreen: Here’s what you should know

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Summer is officially here! It’s important to protect our skin now that we’re spending more time in the sun. Many of us turn to... Read more

Enjoy swimming fun, Avoid swimmer’s ear

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Today's guest blogger is Heather C. Nardone, MD , a Pediatric Otolaryngologist at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. With summer... Read more

Why you should shop at tobacco-free stores

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Numbers talk. More importantly, numbers do not lie. The bad news is that the United States is still having poor numbers when it comes to smoking... Read more

Is your child receiving enough preventative care?

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“An apple a day, keeps the doctor away,” is as true today as when it was first uttered many years ago. Prevention is key to a... Read more

Why should I limit my child's screen time?

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A friend of mine recently punished his 9-year-old by taking away screen time for a whole month. Professionally, I tend to recommend that loss-of-privilege... Read more

PCCY’s Give Kids Sight Day: Free eye exams and glasses for uninsured children

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Uninsured children can receive free eye exams and, if needed, two free pairs of eyeglasses at Give Kids Sight Day on Saturday, April 12 in... Read more

Why should my child have a 'medical home'?

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Why is having a “medical home” important for your child? Having one pediatric practitioner or group of practitioners see your child... Read more