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April 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

2018-04-03T10:52:24+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Health Alerts, Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

Conjunctivitis Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) is the inflammation of the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids. Conjunctivitis is the most common cause of red eye. The differential diagnosis for red eye is broad because many ophthalmic conditions masquerade as conjunctivitis. Other common causes include blepharitis, corneal abrasion, [...]

February 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Epistaxis (Nosebleeds)

2018-04-03T10:54:41+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

EPISTAXIS Epistaxis is the medical term to define bleeding from the nostril, nasal cavity or nasopharynx. A nosebleed is a relatively common and usually self-limited occurrence in childhood. However, when profuse or recurrent, it can be worrisome to children and parents. Sometimes it can be a sign of a more serious condition. Trauma from nose [...]

January 2018

The P.A. Pulse – Motor Vehicle Accidents

2018-01-18T14:11:51+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

Motor Vehicle Accidents Pediatric Associates has seen a significant number of consultations to the emergencies due to traffic accidents in recent months. According tot the American Academy of Pediatrics, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children in the United States. A very high percentage of children who get hurt in car accidents [...]

December 2017

The P.A. Pulse – Common Cold

2018-01-18T14:10:33+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Health and Wellness, The PA Pulse|

  Common Cold The common cold is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. Although many types of viruses can cause a common cold, the most common are Rhinoviruses. Children younger than six are at greatest risk of colds, but healthy adults can also expect to have two or three colds annually. Most people [...]

November 2017

The P.A. Pulse – Influenza

2017-11-28T11:05:34+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Health and Wellness|

Influenza / Flu Influenza (Flu) is an illness caused by a respiratory virus. The flu is often confused with common cold, because of the similarity in symptoms. Flu season usually starts in the fall and ends in the spring. The flu virus is common and unpredictable, and it can cause serious complications and death, even in healthy children. Each [...]

July 2017

The P.A. Pulse – Pharyngitis

2017-07-27T10:32:32+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Health and Wellness, Uncategorized|

  Pharyngitis is inflammation of the pharynx, which is in the back of the throat. It’s most often referred to as “sore throat” and is one of the most common reasons for doctor visits. In nine out of 10 cases, sore throats are caused by a virus. Less commonly, pharyngitis is caused by a bacterial [...]

March 2017

Pediatric Associates Foundation Raising Awareness on Drowning Prevention

2017-06-11T14:04:36+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Health and Wellness|

The Pediatric Associates Foundation was proud to participate in the first annual South Florida Water Safety Symposium on Friday, March 3, and is continuously working to engage and educate the community about drowning prevention. The Water Safety Symposium united aquatic professionals, health care professionals and both public and private community organizations from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm [...]

It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate for Flu

2017-06-11T14:04:36+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Health Alerts, Health and Wellness, Uncategorized|

Flu season is in full swing. Our offices are prepared to help you protect your children from the Flu. It is critical that all Floridians get the flu vaccine to protect against infection and help prevent the spread of seasonal flu to others. It is never too late to vaccinate - get your flu shot. [...]

January 2017

Vaccination Decision Should Be Based on Medicine, Not Politics

2017-06-11T14:04:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Health and Wellness|

By Peter J. Shulman, M.D., F.A.A.P., M.B.A., Pediatric Associates Chief Executive Officer The debate over the safety of vaccinations has once again resurfaced after it was reported that President Elect Donald Trump has appointed anti-vaccine crusader Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to chair a federal advisory committee on vaccine safety and integrity. Although it’s incredibly unfortunate [...]

October 2016

ZIKA VIRUS: What Should You Know?

2017-06-11T14:04:36+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Health Alerts, Health and Wellness|

  Zika is a virus that can be transmitted primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Zika outbreaks are currently happening in many countries, including parts of the Unites States. In this article we will review basic points of Zika infection including its symptoms, the way that it spreads, the potential implications [...]

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