222018Aug
Do I Have Strep Throat or a Cold?

Do I Have Strep Throat or a Cold?

A sore throat is often one of the first signs of a cold. If your sort throat persists for more than a few days, it may indicate something more serious, such as a strep throat. See our infographic below for more information. To learn more about our pediatric services click here.

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172018Aug
What You Should Know About Concussions and Kids

What You Should Know About Concussions and Kids

Concussions are frequently associated with football, hockey and other contact sports, but they can happen to anyone doing just about anything. In fact, bicycle accidents, falls on the playground or even strong body blows can cause concussions. It is a common misconception that they only occur when someone loses consciousness. In most cases, concussions are…

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152018Aug
What Parents Need to Know About Dry Drowning

What Parents Need to Know About Dry Drowning

Many parents understand the dangers that pools and other bodies of water pose to young children, especially those who are not strong swimmers. Drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S., with nearly 10 fatal incidents each day – half of those involving children under age 14. However, drowning is not…

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132018Aug
What is a Visual Acuity Test?

What is a Visual Acuity Test?

There’s a good chance you’ve taken a visual acuity test before. During this test, you are asked to identify letters on a chart to determine your sight. This is commonly known as an eye exam, but it’s technically known as a visual acuity test. Despite the practice being more than a century old, these tests…

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232018Jul
What is Antiretroviral Therapy?

What is Antiretroviral Therapy?

Nearly 37 million people worldwide are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), including more than one million in the U.S. Though there is no cure, there are many treatments that allow those with HIV to live long, active lives. One option is antiretroviral therapy (ART). Our immune systems are designed to clear out viruses, but…

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