COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Update

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Offered by: Rachael Janoso, MD- Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Covid-19 Vaccines and BoostersNow that summer is officially underway, it is time to get your children in for their annual physicals and overdue vaccinations, including the Covid-19 vaccine. The CDC recommends that everyone 5 years and older be vaccinated against Covid-19. The vaccine series for infants and… Read more »

Summer Is Here ~ Schedule your Well Visits and Sports Physicals

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Offered by: Kelly Fausey, CPNP – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Summertime is a great time to schedule your child’s and adolescent’s annual well visit exam at your primary care pediatrician offi ce. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends yearly well visits starting at 3 years old with screening on growth, development, nutrition, hearing, vision, and behavior…. Read more »

Milk and Your Child

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Offered by: Abby Hughes, M.D.- Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Infants: Before 12 months of age, your baby should be breastfeeding or drinking iron-fortified infant formula. This is because cow’s milk does not provide enough of certain appropriate nutrients. Children: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children consume no more than 2-3 cups of milk per… Read more »

Spring has Sprung at Brighton Pediatrics

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Offered by: Mackenzie Reshew, CPNP- Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Springtime brings beautiful blooming flowers, green leafy trees and with that comes allergy season. Seasonal allergies are often seen in the springtime due to the increase of pollen and time spent outdoors. Seasonal allergies can cause symptoms that are similar to cold symptoms, including congestion, runny nose,… Read more »

Richard W. Martin, MD is Retiring

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Offered by: Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Brighton Pediatrics would like to congratulate Dr. Martin on his retirement this spring. Dr. Richard Martin has been with Brighton Pediatrics and an active member of the medical staff of Platte Valley Medical Center for over 24 years. Dr. Martin grew up in Oak Park, Illinois and was valedictorian of… Read more »

Stephen F. Cardos, M.D – Celebrating His Retirement

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Offered by: Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. After more than 46 years of dedicated service to the Brighton Community, Pediatrician Dr. Stephen Cardos is retiring. Brighton City Council proclaimed Jan 18th, 2022 as Dr. Stephen Cardos Day, in honor of his service, to the residents of Brighton. Being originally from New York, where he earned his medical… Read more »

Celiac Disease

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Offered by: Richard W. Martin, M.D. – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Imagine being the only child at a birthday party who can’t have a piece of cake. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease triggered by the ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible children. Gluten is a complex protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. For a… Read more »

Have a Safe and Healthy Holiday Season

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Offered by: Rachael Janoso, M.D.- Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. The holidays are approaching fast. at means that we are all looking forward to delicious home cooked meals and special holiday traditions. For some families, that also means traveling to visit loved ones or perhaps even having them come over. When there are new and even familiar… Read more »

This Thanksgiving I’m Thankful for the Covid and Flu Vaccines

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Offered by: Abby Hughes, M.D. F.A.A.P. – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Brighton Pediatrics recommends your child be vaccinated with both the Covid and flu vaccines! The Covid vaccine is the best way to protect your child from Covid-19, including the Delta strain. It’s also the best way to facilitate your child participating in extracurriculars and favorite… Read more »

Preparing for School and Sports

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Offered by: Mackenzie Reshew, CPNP- Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. This coming school year many children and teens are excited for a return to in-person learning and playing their favorite sports. Many schools and sports teams require an up-to-date physical or annual wellness exam. Wellness exams include routine vaccines, continued growth monitoring, evaluation for participation in sports… Read more »