Huang Passport photo


Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jingtao Huang to Alzein Pediatrics! Dr. Huang is seeing patients in both our Evergreen Park and Oak Lawn offices and in our Urgent Care, opening in May next door to the Oak Lawn Children’s Museum.  Dr. ... Read More
April 5, 2019aladmin
Closeup portrait angry child


It can happen in just seconds. Your happy, sunny toddler seems to hit a wall and suddenly melts down; crying, screaming, kicking, hitting and perhaps holding his breath. What happened and why? How do you help your child regain control? How can ... Read More
March 24, 2019aladmin
Child Psychology


When your child experiences a fever, you’ll know when he’s recovered by taking his temperature. 98.6 degrees for 24 hours, and he’s good to go back to school or daycare. What would happen, though, if you never knew what his “normal” ... Read More
February 12, 2019aladmin
Mother holding her newborn premature baby in a hospital room


Please share this link to your friends who will be welcoming babies this spring or summer - we are here to help! New babies bring new challenges, even if you’re an old pro at this parenting thing. Kim Reule, FNP-C and Alzein Pediatrics ... Read More
January 2, 2019aladmin
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
KIM for email blog IMG_6330


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