Screen Time Awareness

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Offered by: Mackenzie Reshew, CPNP – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. During this time of year, many kids spend more time indoors instead of playing outside due to the colder weather and earlier sunsets. With increased time spent indoors many families may find their time spent on electronic devices increasing. It is important for kids to have… Read more »

Is It an Ear Infection?

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Offered by: Dawn M. Dycus, M.D. – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Cold and flu season also marks a rise in kids with ear infections. Ear infections are the result of unhealthy bacterial growth behind the ear drum. When this occurs, the area behind the ear drum becomes inflamed and filled with pus, causing the ear drum… Read more »

RSV Season

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Offered by: Abby Hughes, MD FAAP- Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. RSV has been all over the news lately since Children’s Hospitals are currently flooded with RSV patients. Most children get RSV at least once before they turn 2 years old. RSV generally presents as a cold and lasts 5-7 days. As with any cold, the most… Read more »

Are You Prepared for Cold and Flu Season?

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Offered by: Rachael Janoso, M.D.- Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. As the weather begins to cool, this brings another exciting season of everyone’s favorite holiday traditions. As you prepare for big family dinners and holiday shopping, be sure to prepare for the upcoming cold and flu season. The best way to be prepared is to get vaccinated;… Read more »

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 »