Welcome Dr. Hughes!

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Offered by: Dawn Dycus, M.D.~ Brighton Pediatrics, PC Brighton Pediatrics would like to welcome Dr. Abby Hughes! Our office is very excited for her to start seeing patients on September 8th. Dr. Hughes is a graduating resident from the pediatric residency program at The Children’s Hospital at SUNY Downstate, located in New York. Prior to… Read more »

Welcome Dr. Janoso!

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Offered by: Dawn Dycus, M.D.~ Brighton Pediatrics, PC Brighton Pediatrics would like to welcome Dr. Rachael Janoso! Our office is very excited for her to start seeing patients on August 17th. Dr. Janoso is a graduating resident from the University of Louisville Pediatric Residency Program. Prior to her residency, Dr. Janoso first attended the University… Read more »

Teaching Children Kindness, Tolerance, and Respect

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Offered by: Dawn Dycus, M.D. – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Our world today is more diverse than ever, filled with groups of people that have different ethnicities, religions, cultures, genders, appearances, and disabilities. These differences are also more visible now because of access to technology, including TV and social media. This makes it critical to teach… Read more »

Catching Up on Physicals

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Offered by: Mackenzie Reshew, CPNP – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. During the summer there tends to be an increased need for physicals as parents prepare their children for school and fall sports. Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, there is still uncertainty what the coming school year and sports seasons will look like. Despite these uncertainties,… Read more »

How Vaccines Work

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Offered by: Richard W. Martin, M.D. – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. The immune system is designed to recognize pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi that do not belong in the body. Specialized immune cells present antigens (distinctive molecules from these pathogens) to B cells and helper T cells to create antibodies against the pathogen and,… Read more »

Good Handwashing

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Offered by: Kelly Fausey, CPNP. – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Hand washing is one of the easiest ways to prevent the spread of illnesses and keep your family healthy. Here are several simple steps to remember. Wet your hands with warm water, lather with soap, scrub your hands, rinse with warm water and dry your hands…. Read more »

Bronchiolitis: More than Just a Cold

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Offered by: Dawn M. Dycus, M.D. – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. During the winter and early spring, many infants and toddlers will develop an illness known as bronchiolitis. Bronchiolitis is a respiratory infection that develops in the smaller airways of the lung. This is different than bronchitis, which is an infection of the larger more central… Read more »

Protect Your Child From Measles

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Offered by: Mackenzie Reshew, CPNP – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Recently, you may have seen news articles reporting increased cases and outbreaks of measles in the United States. Many parents may wonder what measles is and what can be done to protect their child from measles. Measles is a highly contagious viral illness, and infection typically… Read more »

Winter Respiratory Viruses

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Offered by: Richard W. Martin, M.D. – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Cold weather means busy pediatricians’ offices and a lot of absences from school. We’re not sure why some viruses thrive and multiply better in cold weather, but it may be because people are spending more time crowded indoors, and because some viruses spread better when… Read more »

Winter Respiratory Viruses – A Preview

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Offered by: Richard W. Martin, M.D. – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Cold weather means busy pediatricians’ offices and a lot of absences from school. We’re not sure why some viruses thrive and multiply better in cold weather, but it may be because people are spending more time crowded indoors, and because some viruses spread better when… Read more »