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Voluntary recall of epinephrine injectors

This is a link with information about a voluntary manufacturer recall of Auvi-Q epinephrine injectors.  Please review this information if your child has an Auvi-Q injector. Auvi-Q recall


Head Lice

Along with kids going back to school, comes the increase of cases of head lice. The following information is from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).   Visit the AAP Pediatric Education tab on our website for more helpful information about head lice and other pediatric topics. Each year millions of school-aged children in the United States […]


Is Your Child Sick?

Don’t forget we have a “Check Symptoms” option on our website.  Select from over 100 symptoms to read more about managing your child’s illness.


Measles

What’s the deal with measles? If you’ve tuned into the national news (or local if you live in my neck of the woods),  you’ve heard about measles. Measles outbreak in Disneyland Measles case in Omaha  Measles case in Lincoln Q: What is measles? Measles is a viral infection that is very contagious.   The normal symptoms […]


Pertussis

Frequently asked questions about whooping cough (Pertussis) December 3, 2014UncategorizedDr. Phil Boucher We’ve been seeing some whooping cough (Pertussis) in the office this fall.  We’ve been getting LOTS of phone calls about pertussis, most from concerned parents who have received a letter from school alerting them that a student at school was diagnosed.  Here are the […]