Acne… Make it go away!

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Offered by Joseph M. Smith, M.D. at Premier Pediatrics Many teens and young adults suffer from acne. This is due to hormonal changes that increase oil production in the skin leading to blockage of hair follicles. In research studies, food has not been found to have a major influence on acne, although some individuals might… Read more »

Internet Safety

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Offered by Dawn Dycus, M.D., Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. The Internet can be a wonderful place, filled with endless possibilities for learning and exploration. However, it also contains a lot of inappropriate and unreliable information, making it a place that can also be unsafe for children. There are some guidelines that parents can follow to make… Read more »

Back to School, Back to Bedtime Routines

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Offered by Kristine Waters Ray, MD, Premier Pediatrics August is here, that means it is back to school! For many of us, kids and teens included, this means getting back on a regular sleep schedule. Below are some tips to improve sleep; try them out BEFORE the first day of school. Avoid naps! Napping makes… Read more »

Bicycle Safety is Cool!!

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Offered by Brighton Pediatrics Bicycle Helmets are cool because it is cool to be smart and safe. Studies show that helmets help prevent serious head and brain injuries. Brain injuries can be permanent, remaining for the rest of a person’s life. Here are important safety guidelines for bicycles. Check that your child always wears a… Read more »

Here Comes the Sun

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Offered by Premier Pediatrics As the number of sunny days increases and we head outdoors, remember to grab the sunscreen. People of all ages need to use sunscreen to decrease the risk of skin cancer and early aging. Sunburns in children are even more risky. Remember the following: Choose a sunscreen that protects against UVA… Read more »