Archive: 2018

Kid with Christmas wishlist


For many children with autism and their families, December is certainly not the most wonderful time of the year. Holidays will wreak havoc on careful schedules, diet and familiar comforts. Can you make merry for the family without making things unbearable for ... Read More
December 6, 2018aladmin
african american teenager with dog


It may seem that November and December are odd times to talk about allergies; freezing weather kills pollen and many symptoms your child experiences subside during the winter. In reality, this time of year is the perfect opportunity to get the jump ... Read More
November 8, 2018aladmin
The face of vaping young man



Is Your Child Vaping?

At first, it sounded like a very good idea; a smokeless cigarette that could help adult smokers wean themselves from deadly nicotine and combustible carcinogens. Then, imitating Joe Camel of years past, five major e-cigarette manufacturers quickly figured out a way to market ... Read More
October 1, 2018aladmin
Happy Labor Day Typography Over Wood


Both of our offices will be closed on Sunday September 2 and Monday September 3 to celebrate the Labor Day holiday. If your family has an urgent issue, please call our office at 708-424-7600 and the on-call medical staff will be contacted. Have a happy ... Read More
August 24, 2018aladmin
Teenage Boy And Doctor Have Consultation In Hospital Room



What *will* you say?

Perhaps you’ve noticed the commercials and advertising with adults describing their cancer developed from human papillomavirus, or HPV. It shows images of these adults getting younger and younger and ends with a question to their parents, “Why didn’t you let me ... Read More
August 3, 2018aladmin
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Whether you’re having your first child or your fifth, everything turns upside down when Baby is born. Parents have so many questions - at every moment of the day - for the first few months; about Baby’s umbilical cord, eating habits, diaper-filling, ... Read More
July 12, 2018aladmin
Child suffers from motion sickness in car


  Whether you’re spending a vacation day at local attractions or touring for weeks across the world, you’re going to have to travel to get to your summer destinations. When your child experiences motion sickness, it can ruin your whole excursion.  Alzein Pediatric Associates ... Read More
June 5, 2018aladmin
Colorful Little Feet


One of the best things about summer is the wardrobe change. No more need to pull on snowsuits, scarves, hats, gloves and boots. Oh, the joy of shorts and t-shirts, being ready for the outdoors at any moment! Alzein Pediatric Associates has a word of warning: Don’t get too relaxed ... Read More
May 22, 2018aladmin
Sick little asian girl wiping or cleaning nose with tissue on her hand


It was when her paramedic husband Adam (names have been changed to protect patient privacy) “freaked out” that Mary Coso really became terrified. Son Brian’s eyes were so inflamed from allergies that “they looked like they were going to pop right ... Read More
May 2, 2018aladmin
Diverse International Students Celebrating Graduation


Your children are now covered by your health insurance until the age of 26, which helps them stay healthy - physically, emotionally and financially. However, finding a new primary care physician they can trust while searching for a job, finishing an education, or finding an apartment is ... Read More
March 25, 2018aladmin