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A Note from Dr. Patterson on Teens & Fatigue

A common reason for adolescents to visit our office is for complaints of fatigue or “feeling tired all the time”. Here are some things to consider before bringing your child in for medical evaluation: 1. How much sleep is she getting?Teens typically need 8-10 hours of sleep per night, but I think we’d be hard …

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A Note from Dr. Germain: What You Need to Know About Lice

You may have heard that according to a recently published study, we are seeing more head lice that are resistant to over the counter medications like Nix. In this study (attached below), 104 of 109 lice populations tested had high resistance to OTC meds. Unfortunately, Connecticut is noted as one of the states with higher than normal …

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A Note from Dr. Angoff: Full Service Care for Your Newborn

A note from Dr. Angoff:  I recently read a study published in “Pediatrics” and reported on by USA Today which indicates new parents do not feel they are getting enough advice from their pediatrician.  At Pediatric & Medical Associates you can be sure that that is not the case. We are with you from day …

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A Spoonful of Medicine

Research has found that most parents tend to use spoons to administer medication to their children, which can be an inaccurate way of measuring a dose.   Mixing up measurements leads to thousands of phone calls to poison control centers each year due to inadvertent overdosing. Consequently, the American Association of Pediatrics pediatric oral liquid …

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Dr. Uluski on Enterovirus, on Channel 3

Pediatric and Medical Associates was asked by WFSB TV Channel 3 to comment on the status of Enterovirus in Connecticut. Video of the interview with Dr Richard Uluski is within the link below. www.wfsb.com…

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PMA Welcomes Dr Richard Uluski

We are delighted to announce that Richard Uluski, MD has joined Pediatric and Medical Associates, PC as of July 1.  Dr Uluski is a lifelong resident of Cheshire who also graduated from Cheshire High School. His educational background includes a BS in Biochemistry from Union College in Schenectady, NY, medical school at Thomas Jefferson Medical …

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Retail Based/ Walk In Clinics

Pharmacy clinics or retail based clinics (RBC’s) are popping up all over the area. Cheshire, North Haven, and Hamden have all become host to these clinics, which can be enticing at first glance. They are inexpensive, convenient, and can fill a prescription on the spot. So what’s the downside to this one stop shopping? An …

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Promoting Healthy Eating Habits with Your Toddler

PROMOTING HEALTHY EATING HABITS WITH YOUR TODDLER Hunger strikes, food battles and limited variety are common parental complaints in this age group. These can be due to a combination of factors, including transitioning away from breast milk/formula, the introduction of foods with a variety of flavors and textures and/or normal developmental behaviors such as testing …

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin D? The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a daily intake of 400IU of vitamin D for all infants, children, and adolescents. This should begin in the first few days of life. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin made by your skin after exposure to sunlight. You can also get …

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