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Vaccines and COVID-19: Parents need to know

Many parents are wondering if their babies or children should still get their vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic and what should they do if they have medical appointments coming up. The short answer – It’s important!   The

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How does COVID-19 affect children?

While there is still limited data and a lot to be learned, we know that children are susceptible to coronavirus, but tend to display milder symptoms than adults. Kids will generally have fevers, cough and shortness of breath.

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Cold or Flu?

We in the Bay Area are now officially in the throes of the flu season. What helps distinguish influenza from a bad cold is the abrupt onset of fever (temperature >100.4F in babies and >101.3F in kids and

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11 Tips for Traveling with Children

Traveling during the busy holiday season can be stressful for anyone, but traveling with kids tends to be even more…well, exciting. Most parents will discover that children display the extremes of their normal emotions when on vacation. At

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How to Help College Kids Stay Healthy

We are often asked what the “age limit” for pediatric patients is, particularly as kids start to head off for college. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) identifies 21 years as the upper age limit for pediatric clinics

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Cold or Flu?

We in the Bay Area are now officially in the throes of the flu season. What helps distinguish influenza from

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