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Cold Season and How to Help Your Child

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Each year from October through February, there is a marked increase in the number of colds experienced by many children. You probably know it as ‘Cold Season’. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, it has seemed like this season has been exaggerated or, […]

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Learning Disorders

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group With school getting back into the swing and first-quarter grades starting to come out, some of you might be wondering where some of those bad grades are coming from. Some parents endured a rough last year but reasoned that a new […]

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Constipation

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Many children have problems with constipation. It’s a fairly common complaint in the office. Let’s start with the basics: Not every child has a bowel movement daily, and that’s alright. The main thing that we are looking for is that your […]

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Sports Specialization

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group It’s hard to believe, but now that we are approaching the beginning of the school year and deciding on extracurricular activities, what’s the best approach to deciding on those activities with the overall health of your child in mind? Sports are […]

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Painful Urination and Its Causes

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Now that we are feeling the heat of summer, let’s discuss an issue common to the season. Dysuria, or painful urination, is a common complaint we hear during this time. First, let’s discuss the anatomy of the urinary system. Urine is formed […]

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Summer Means Fun (and Time For Annual Check-Ups)

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Why are check-ups so important? They are an opportunity for your pediatrician to catch up with all your child’s health issues. It’s also a great time to make sure your child is on track to excel in the next year as well. […]

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Understanding Developmental Milestones

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Congratulations to all of our graduates this month! This is a huge step and milestone in your lives. Speaking of milestones, let’s get back to a more basic, but nonetheless important, variety – developmental milestones The CDC made headlines- and un-doubtedly […]

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When Your Child Gets Sick on Vacation

It is an honor and privilege to take over this column from Dr. Adair.  She has been a great mentor, and is a top-notch pediatrician. We are lucky to have her in Mobile.  With that said, I can’t wait to take the baton and hit the ground running! In the event that you’re in the […]

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General Tips From a Pediatrician

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group It has been such a joy to contribute to Mobile Bay Parents for the last several years. I began writing these articles quite early in my career, so in many ways they have traced along with my own journey as a […]

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What to Do When Confused About Your Health

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Our bodies are an amazing collection of cells and organs that miraculously work together to give us this life we enjoy. We are wonderfully made, and many times we take for granted our good health. So what do we do when our […]

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