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Is Your Child Caught In The Vaping Epidemic?

When JUUL e-cigarette maker disconnected their Instagram and Facebook accounts over a year ago, their marketing efforts to children and teens didn’t miss a beat. Thousands of young Instagram users still mention JUUL each day in their posts. Over a…
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What Should I Know About RSV?

It’s the holiday season and that means family parties, neighborhood get-togethers and worship community gatherings! It also means runny noses, sneezes, coughs and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). While social media and the internet does a fantastic job of freaking out…
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Quitting Thumb-sucking Is TOUGH.

It’s a behavior that drives Grandmas crazy, can cause social isolation and makes dentists shudder. Yet in the first year of life, nearly 75% of babies happily indulge in it and benefit from it. Thumb-sucking or finger-sucking can begin before birth,…
Why Does My Baby Need A Vitamin K Shot?

Why Does My Baby Need A Vitamin K Shot?

As the Internet continues to explode with false stories, proven medical science is sometimes labeled as “unnecessary” or “unnatural." Lately, there has been a rise in parents questioning the necessity of a Vitamin K shot shortly after the birth of…
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Happy Retirement Dr. Sundermeier!

Dr. Joanne Sundermeier is retiring from a long and successful pediatric career today. Dr. Alzein says, “Dr. Sundermeier has been a positive, valuable colleague for over four years and Alzein Pediatrics just won’t be the same without her. We will…
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