Internet bullying, also known a cyberbullying, can cause kids to have substance use and mental health problems. In a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association it is found that frequent communication with parents and family dinners can help to protect kids from the harmful consequences … [Read More...]
According to a new study published in Pediatrics, one in five high school seniors in the United States has smoked hookah. A Hookah is a water pipe that has been used for centuries in the Middle East. Hookahs have recently become an increasingly popular method of tobacco delivery across the country. … [Read More...]
After a great response in years past, we have decided to hold another drive up flu mist clinic! The clinic will be for flu mist only. Simply pull up to the office and get your child’s flu mist without having to get the kids out of the car. The clinic will be for flu mist only. In order to be … [Read More...]
Of those who have the flu and become hospitalized, only 23.6% of them have been vaccinated according to a research letter published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Hospital records from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. were reviewed for all 55 … [Read More...]
The American Dental Association (ADA) now says that parents no longer need to wait until a child turns two to start brushing their teeth with fluoride toothpaste. 25% of U.S. children develop cavities before kindergarten and this statistic prompted the study and the change. It may come as a … [Read More...]
"We were with another local Pediatric Practice before switching to Pediatrics of Florence. Wow, what a difference! We never knew how pleasant it could be to go to the doctor! "