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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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Peek A Boo.

If you get the daily emails from The Almanac Online and Palo Alto Express you will have seen our new advertising campaign. We’re highlighting the few spaces we have remaining in Pediatrics during this season of Open Enrollment.

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Open Enrollment and Pediatrics

We’re entering Open Enrollment season for health insurance — the time during which individuals and employees can add or make changes to their existing coverage. When your open enrollment window opens, take advantage of any resources made available

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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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The Village Doctor turns 15!

Did you know that 90 years ago this month the “greatest thing” was invented? Sliced bread, and its inventor, Otto Rohwetter, share a birthday on July 7. Only 90 years ago. Not that I would compare concierge medicine

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Tutto È Possibile (Anything Is Possible)

  Every now and then, we have an experience that feels so good we want to share. We had one recently between our medical assistant, Christie and one of our pediatric patients. This young man was understandably apprehensive

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Ready, Set, Go! Sports, Camps, and Check-Ups

Spring has sprung. And that brings lots of camp and sports forms. And check-ups. When coming in for a check-up, have your child or teen wear comfortable clothing that allows for unrestricted movement and facilitates a full sports/musculoskeletal

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The Stress of March

Every February, I reflect upon my dislike of March. In a matter of a few weeks, toward the second half of March, the “stress-o-meters” belonging to kids and their parents all over the country hit new highs. Geysers

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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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