Symptoms and Conditions: Vaccines

Still time to get the flu vaccine

It’s already January and the flu still hasn’t become a major issue yet so there is still time to get your family vaccinated.  The infectious disease experts at Dayton Children’s Hospital along with the American Academy of Pediatrics strongly advise … Continue reading

Are sports physicals and well-child checkup the same thing?

It’s that time of year again. Kids are all getting their sports physicals and camp physicals. Did you know this is not the same thing as the annual well child check? Many people think that the $40 exam and paperwork … Continue reading

Why I’m scared of what Justin Timberlake says

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud “I’m not going to vaccinate my child!” These are the scariest words for me to hear as a pediatrician.  Wow! It never ceases to amaze me the misconstrued data that people believe regarding vaccinations.  Science has advanced … Continue reading

Why should you care about the measles?

Why care about the measles? So, by now, you have probably heard about the measles outbreak in the United States. In case you don’t know the details, this started in December at the Disneyland Resort Theme Park in Anaheim, CA.  … Continue reading

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