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Pediatric Health Care Tips For Cold Weather

Cold weather is here in full force and there is no better time to do a quick reminder about coats and car seats. While it is important to keep our little ones warm, we also want to make sure they are safe. Important things to keep in mind: No heavy coats or snowsuits. Not only …

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Dr. Uluski on Asthma on WNPR

WNPR presented a segment this morning on childhood asthma and the reduction of emergency room visits due to asthma in many of our communities. Dr. Rich Uluski was asked to join them to give the pediatrician’s perspective. You can listen to the full interview here.

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Proper Use of Insect Repellent

Due to the upsurge in insect-borne infections such as chikungunya and Zika, it is of critical importance for parents to be aware of the safe and effective use of insect repellents. Both viruses are transmitted by the Aedes mosquito vector, some species of which are present in large parts of the southern and southeastern United …

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Connecticut Pediatric Doctor, 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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Connecticut Pediatric Doctor, Dr. Germain, on 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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Pediatric Care Advice for Your Newborn from Dr. Angoff

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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Pediatric Medicine Information

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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