Speech and Language Development

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Offered by Janine Lechleitner, CPNP – Premier Pediatrics One of the most common concerns presented to a pediatric provider is that of speech and language development. So how can a parent know if their child might be delayed? Following are some basic speech milestones according to age: Birth-3 Months: cooing, has different cries for different… Read more »

RSV… YES it’s THAT Time of Year, AGAIN

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Offered by: Ellen McCormick,MD – Premier Pediatrics Just as influenza season returns every fall, other cold viruses also follow this seasonal pattern of attack. Trying to identify the virus causing a cold is possible but rarely helpful because we have so few options for specific treatment of viruses. Yes, you got it: “There is no… Read more »

Obesity

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Offered by Brighton Pediatrics With Halloween just finished, parents are likely still working through their children’s bag of candy. Sweet treats are fine if they are only given once a year. Unfortunately, our American diet has become saturated with sweets. They are offered in every gas station, grocery store and vending machine. We crave them… Read more »

Flu Season

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Offered by Kelly Fausey, CPNP – Brighton Pediatrics The fall colors have started to change, school is back in session and football season has returned. These are all signs of Fall returning to Colorado. As we get back into the school routine, plan trips to see fall colors and attend football games; add getting your… Read more »

The Flu & The Flu Vaccine…

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Offered by Janine Lechleitner, CPNP – Premier Pediatrics “The flu shot gives me the flu.” If I had a penny for every time someone told me that I would be rich! Is this statement true? NO! There are several types of vaccines including live, inactivated, toxoid, subunit, and conjugate. Flu shots are inactivated vaccines, meaning… Read more »

Concussions

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Offered by Brittany LaVoy, MD, FAAP – Brighton Pediatrics The importance of recognizing symptoms of a concussion has been widely discussed in recent years. It is now known that individuals who have a significant number of concussions in their lifetime are at higher risk for long term damage to the brain. So what are the… Read more »

Pushing Past Obstacles to Physical Activity

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Offered by Dawn Dycus, M.D. – Brighton Pediatrics Despite the benefits of regular physical activity, many families have excuses for why they aren’t more active. Benefits of physical activity include spending time with friends and family, maintaining a healthy weight, improving body image, increasing energy levels, decreasing stress, and just plain having fun! Some excuses… Read more »

Premier Pediatrics Welcomes Dr. Jamie Campbell

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Offered by Premier Pediatrics Premier Pediatrics is excited to introduce our newest stellar physician, Dr. Jamie Campbell. Dr. Campbell and her family recently relocated to the wonderful state of Colorado. After growing up in Pennsylvania, she received her medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and completed her residency training at the University… Read more »

Have Fun In The Sun

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Offered by Mackenzie Seibert, CPNP – Brighton Pediatrics Now that the kids are out of school and the beautiful Colorado sun is out, many kids are spending much more time outdoors in the sun. It is important to remember that the UV rays from the sun can cause painful sunburns, early wrinkling of the skin… Read more »