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January 2019

More Screen Time for Young Kids Now, Poorer Development Later?

2019-01-31T10:05:31+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Higher levels of screen time were linked with poorer developmental outcomes in children, a Canadian retrospective longitudinal study found. In a sample of over 2,000 mother-child pairs, higher levels of screen time for children at age 2 was significantly associated with lower scores on developmental tests at age 3, and higher screen time at age [...]

The P.A. Pulse – Fever

2019-01-14T09:37:11+00:00 January 14th, 2019|The PA Pulse|

FEVER The word fever is derived from the Latin fovere, meaning to warm, and commonly means an increase in body temperature. A fever is a body temperature that is higher than normal. While the average normal body temperature is 98.6°F (37°C), a normal temperature range is between 97.5°F (36.4°C) and 99.5°F (37.5°C). Most pediatricians consider [...]

December 2018

Recall Alert: Infant Liquid Ibuprofen Sold at Wal-Mart, CVS and Family Dollar

2018-12-06T08:50:01+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Health Alerts|

Several lots of infant liquid ibuprofen are being recalled due to the bottles potentially containing higher concentrations of ibuprofen. Monmouth Junction, New Jersey-based Tris Pharma said the voluntary recall covers 0.5-ounce bottles of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 MG per 1.25 mL, sold at Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar. The medication is [...]

November 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Nursemaid’s Elbow

2018-11-28T14:12:37+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

NURSEMAID'S ELBOW Nursemaid's elbow is a common painful injury of early childhood. It is sometimes referred to as "pulled elbow" because it occurs when a child's elbow is pulled and partially dislocates. It occurs most often in children ages 1 to 4, but can happen any time from birth up to age 6 or 7 [...]

Pediatric Associates Specialty Center of Excellence is Now Open!

2018-12-21T13:27:55+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Company Updates|

Pediatric Associates is proud to announce the opening of its Specialty Center of Excellence. Located off N. State Road 7 in Parkland, the Specialty Center of Excellence currently houses Pediatric Associates' endocrinology department. Endocrinologist Sissi Cossio, MD and Alison Carestia, APRN provide a coordinated care approach to ensure quality access with a strong collaboration [...]

Important Information for Molina Healthcare Members

2018-11-14T15:09:51+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Company Updates|

With the exception of Miami-Dade County, Molina Healthcare of Florida will no longer offer services through the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) Program as of December 1, 2018. In order for your child(ren) to continue receiving medical care from Pediatric Associates, you will need to select another Medicaid MMA Plan prior to the following deadlines: [...]

September 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Testicular Torsion

2018-11-28T14:13:24+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

Testicular torsion the most common pediatric emergency of the genitourinary tract. It occurs when the spermatic cord that holds the testicle gets twisted. The spermatic cord contains blood vessels and passageways for sperm, and when it is twisted, blood flow to the testicle is reduced or blocked. The reduced blood flow causes sudden and [...]

August 2018

More Than 100 Measles Cases Confirmed Across 21 States

2018-11-28T14:13:56+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Health Alerts|

More than 100 cases of measles have been diagnosed this year in 21 states and the District of Columbia, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. Measles is a contagious virus that spreads through the air via coughing and sneezing. Symptoms such as high fever, rash all over the body, stuffy [...]

July 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Insect Bites

2018-11-28T14:14:19+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

Most reactions to insect bites and stings are mild, causing little more than redness, itching, stinging or minor swelling. Rarely, insect bites and stings, such as from a bee, a wasp, a hornet, a fire ant or a scorpion, can result in severe reactions. Many invertebrates are responsible for transmitting diseases. For example: mosquitoes [...]

May 2018

Important Food Allergy Resources

2018-05-21T10:03:42+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Health Alerts, Health and Wellness|

Living with food allergies is not easy! A diagnosis of food allergy is a major adjustment that can have an adverse impact on the whole family’s quality of life. AllergyHome provides excellent and extensive knowledge, experiences and tools to assist you in protecting and empowering your children and community living with food allergies.    

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