June 2017

Pediatric Associates Foundation to Host Free Community Water Safety Event

June 21st, 2017|Community, Health Alerts, Health and Wellness|

Did you know? Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death among children ages 1 to 4. The Pediatric Associates Foundation is proud to partner with Cox Media Group for the first annual Splash Your Way to Safety event on Saturday, July 15 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at The Lagoon at Castaway Island [...]

March 2017

Pediatric Associates Foundation Raising Awareness on Drowning Prevention

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

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

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?

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 [...]

February 2016

Dr. Garter talks about the Zika Virus on NBC6

February 2nd, 2016|Health and Wellness|

Lawrence Garter, M.D. was interviewed about the Zika Virus by Roxanne Vargas during the NBC6 segment - 6 in the Mix.  Watch the segment here.

January 2016

Zika Virus: What you need to know

January 6th, 2016|Health and Wellness|

The Zika Virus has now been reported in Puerto Rico, prompting the CDC to issue travel warnings to tourists visiting the island and other affected areas.  For more information about the mosquito transmitted Zika Virus click here.  

December 2015

Allergist, Jonathan Malka, M.D. is interviewed on News 6

December 18th, 2015|Health and Wellness|

Allergist, Jonathan Malka, M.D. is interviewed on News 6 - Pets May Help Lower Asthma Risk in children. See it here.

September 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics Reiterates Safety and Importance of Vaccines

September 17th, 2015|Health and Wellness|

American Academy of Pediatrics Reiterates Safety and Importance of Vaccines. Read their statement here.

July 2015

Dr. Victoria Fierro on America TeVe

July 17th, 2015|en Espanol, Health and Wellness|

Entrevista a la doctora Victoria Fierro - Vivir Mejor: Prevención y tratamiento contra insectos - América TeVé. ver aquí



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