Blog List

Trains, Planes and Automobiles – With Kids!

Whether you’re spending a vacation day at local attractions or touring for weeks across the world, you’re going to have ...
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A Summer Fashion That’s a Real Flop

One of the best things about summer is the wardrobe change. No more need to pull on snowsuits, scarves, hats, ...
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SLIT Allergy Treatment Changes Life Of Merrionette Park Youngster – Dr. Hassan Alzein pioneers emerging, no-injection therapy in Chicagoland

It was when her paramedic husband Andrew “freaked out” that Michele Costello really became terrified. Son Braeden’s eyes were so ...
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Alzein Pediatric Associates Now Cares For Patients Until Age 26!


Your children are now covered by your health insurance until the age of 26, which helps them stay healthy - physically, ...
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Helping our children through shootings.

Our children no longer feel safe. Whether it’s at school, the movies, or the mall, the increase in guns and ...
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Castle Connolly Awards and Chicago Magazine Recognizes Dr. Hassan Alzein with America’s Top Doctor® Distinction

Evergreen Park  - Alzein Pediatric Associates is pleased to announce Dr. Hassan Alzein has been selected as a Castle Connolly ...
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Should Illinois Make My Decision About Youth Football?

In late January, state Rep. Carol Sente introduced the Dave Duerson Act. The Act, named for the former Chicago Bear ...
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Put down that aspirin!

Winter brings a raft of viral infections to homes, schools, daycares, churches and other gathering places. Your Alzein Pediatric Associates ...
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Alzein Pediatric Associates Awarded Highest Level of Patient-Centered Care By NCQA

Dr. Hassan Alzein and the entire staff of Alzein Pediatric Associates is proud to announce that the practice has received ...
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It happens seemingly overnight…

Type II diabetes gets all the press, mainly because the disease can be preventable and can often go into full ...
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Blurp! Why does my baby spit up?

It’s a common hazard of parenting. You’re ready to leave the house, cleaned up and dressed up, when your baby ...
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Just a cold? Just a sniffle? Or is it RSV?

Autumn brings us crisp apples, fallen leaves, pumpkin carving - and Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). From late fall through early ...
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Get to know Darius Sanders

Alzein Pediatric Associates loves to share our patients’ stories. Darius Sanders has been our patient since he was a newborn ...
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Can you thay thocks?

Your newborn can curl her hand around your finger immediately, but it can take nearly a year to develop the ...
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The flu vaccine is here! Are you?

The 2017-2018 vaccine to protect your child against influenza has arrived in our offices. Your child needs a new flu ...
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Getting Rid of the Back-To-School Butterflies

Summer seems to have hardly begun and we’re already staring down back-to-school. Where did the time go? We hope you ...
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Do You See What I See?

Your baby enters this big, exciting, colorful world able to actually see very little of it. Just like your infant’s ...
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Newborn Hygiene Care

There is so much information out there about your newborn; sleeping, eating, bonding, peeing, pooping and much more. What seems ...
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Your child is 2-1/2! That’s a milestone!

While it might not be a birthday, 30 months old is HUGE for your child. So many important markers should ...
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Dr. Alzein Donates Skills to Children in Syrian Refugee Camps in Lebanon

Working with SAMS highlights human goodness for Dr. Hassan Alzein - When confronted with poverty, violence and cruelty, Dr. Hassan ...
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Help Your Child Make Friends With A Child With Autism

Making friends is one of our first joys in life, and we continue to feel that delight each time we ...
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Enough Negative Mommy Blogs!

At Alzein Pediatric Associates, we completely understand the need for support and friendship when you are a parent. Positive interaction ...
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Handling Separation Anxiety

Your infant was happy to be held by Grandma, loved being talked to by Uncle Fred and was all smiles ...
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My Baby Is Breaking Out!

Your baby is born with skin that’s almost too soft and beautiful to be believed. You’ve probably spent the first ...
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Does my baby need a head-shaping helmet?

In 1990, about 5,280 infants died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). In 1994, the American Academy of Pediatrics rolled ...
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What that kid needs is a good….

Do you catch other people - or yourself - saying that about your child? Perhaps it’s not “bad behavior”. Perhaps ...
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To Binky or Not To Binky

A pacifier, soother, binky - whatever you might call it - sparks all kinds of opinions and judgements about your ...
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Why does my child have asthma when there’s no pollen??

It’s freezing cold outside, the grass is dead and there’s not a flower in bloom. Why in the world is ...
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Is It A Sore Throat Or Strep Throat – And Why It Matters

When your child wakes up in the morning complaining of throat pain, your first impulse might be to blame it ...
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Protect Your Child From Sexual Abuse

As parents, we often wish we could keep our children in a bubble, completely protected from outside forces that could ...
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