Tics

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Offered by Joel Hartl M.D., Brighton Pediatrics Tics are surprisingly common, occurring in up to 24% of first and second graders. Tics are repetitive, rapid involuntary movements or vocalizations that are usually fairly easy to distinguish from other types of movement disorders. The most common tics are eye blinking, neck twisting, shoulder shrugging, grimacing, coughing,… Read more »

The Gift of Memories

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Offered by Janine Lechleitner, CPNP, Premier Pediatrics Family, mistletoe, peppermint cookies, giving back… Just a few of my childhood Christmas memories. Sadly, Christmas has become more about “stuff” and less about the true meaning of Christmas and family. How can you make this Christmas one that your children will remember forever? Instead of showering your… Read more »

Make Halloween Night… A Safe One

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Offered by Michele Tuepker M.D., Premier Pediatrics It is that time of year again, with Halloween quickly approaching. Keeping a few things in mind can help ensure a safe night. Pick a well-fitting costume that is not too long or bulky. Bright and reflective costumes and trick-or-treat bags are a good idea, too. When picking… Read more »

Causes and Treatment of Diarrhea in Children

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Offered by Richard W. Martin, M.D., Brighton Pediatrics Diarrhea is defined as stools that are more frequent and looser in consistency than usual. The most common cause of sudden, new diarrhea is viral gastroenteritis, which often includes vomiting and low-grade fever. The diarrhea is usually watery and without visible blood. Vomiting, if present, usually stops… Read more »

Drowning Prevention

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Offered by Brighton Pediatrics Summer is right around the corner and that means many pools will be opening soon. While pools and boats are a keystone of summer fun, they represent a major danger to children of all ages. Drowning is the 2nd leading cause of death in children behind motor vehicle accidents. The vast… 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 »