Reasons Children Vomit and Have Diarrhea and How To Treat Them…

Gastroenteritis is usually caused by a viral, bacterial, or parasitic infection. The infection causes a combination of vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever, and poor appetite, which can lead to dehydration. The child’s symptoms and history of exposure help the doctor … Continue reading

The Dreaded Stomach Bug and How to Deal With It…

It’s scary when your child is throwing up! If your family falls prey to stomach viruses this year, we all know how horrible it can be. Luckily, it tends to go away in a few days leaving most of us … Continue reading

If You Think Flu Immunization Doesn’t Work – Think Again!

As we gear up in our office to provide immunizations for children who want to avoid the flu, I am reposting a link which I put on our website earlier this year that reported on flu deaths in children. Although … Continue reading

Helpful Tips That Help Babies Transition From Milk to Solid Foods…

While Milk is important for the first few months of life, once babies start eating solids, formula or breast milk or cow’s milk becomes less important nutritionally. Milk is nature’s plan for both infants and animals nutrition until they are … Continue reading

Ashley Scalia Wins the January Drawing For a $25 Dave & Buster’s Card! Sign On To Our Guest WiFi And You Could Win Next Month!

Ashley Scalia was picked randomly from a list of people who have signed in to Pediatrics of Florence’s Guest WiFi!  How You Can Enter Yourself to Win… Sign-in to our free WiFi just once and you will automatically be entered … Continue reading

Our Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving – Closed Day after Thanksgiving – 8am-12pm No walk ins, Billing Department Closed December 13 – Closing at 3:30pm for our Christmas Party December 23-27 – No Walk ins. Patients by appointment only.  Christmas Eve – 8am-12pm No walk ins, … Continue reading

Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Over the Holidays

The holidays are a time for family get togethers, traditions, and treats. A lot of strange things will be introduced to your young ones for the first time. Unfortunately, children and new things sometimes add up to hospital visits. The following … Continue reading

How to Make Thanksgiving Fun and Healthy For Your Kids!

Yep…Thanksgiving is the favorite holiday for some of us, so we’ve put together some tips to make the holiday healthy and fun this year! Involve Your Kids In Preparing For the Big Day! Make Thanksgiving decorations Plan activities for your … Continue reading

Facts About The Common Cold And What To Do About Them…

A runny nose, scratchy throat, and nonstop sneezing — you can’t miss the signs of a cold. But mystery shrouds a lot of other things about it. It has been around for centuries, and there is no cure. There is … Continue reading

Latest Flu Information – Who Should Get the Flu Vaccine and Our Flu Shot and Mist Supply…

We have a limited supply of Flu shots and mist available for both private and state insured patients! No appointment necessary! CDC recommends every child ages 6 months and up receive a flu vaccine every year. Walkup Flu Shot Clinics… … Continue reading