It’s (finally) summer, which means your kids are outside and their skin is getting a workout! For little ones, it seems like summer doesn’t officially begin until their knees get scraped on the sidewalk. Older kids get covered in scratches ... Read More
For the first three years of your child’s life, we at Alzein Pediatric Associates check health, development and growth every few months, keeping you informed of progress and attending to any concerns promptly. After age 3, you may ... Read More
Baseball, softball, and lacrosse have kicked off their seasons and we can practically hear our parents cheering from the stands!
While these sports are generally safer for children’s growing bodies than football, we do hear of uncommon cases of ... Read More
School may not even be out for summer, but we here at Alzein Pediatric Associates are already thinking about back to school and back to sports - and about how we can make sure your child can participate!
When ... Read More
This spring could be the worst season in years for allergy sufferers. Alzein Pediatric Associates doesn’t want your child to be among those whose enjoyment of the sunny weather is cut short by unbearable symptoms, so we’re providing information to help ... Read More
There are mumps in Indiana - and evidence shows they are spreading!
The mumps cases that initially seemed contained to students at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN have now spread to the greater area - and it also seems like the ... Read More
The media is whipping into a full-blown froth the link between the Zika Virus and a sudden flux of babies born with microcephaly. In reality, the link could be coincidental, with research being conducted now in Columbia and Brazil, looking at ... Read More
The lead poisoning the water in Flint, MI has shocked and horrified the country, including all of us here at Alzein Pediatric Associates. If you’re confused about why lead poisoning is such a serious health concern, we’re here ... Read More
Every working parent has been there; on the fence, trying to decide if their child is truly sick, or just a bit under the weather. Would if be better to stay home and miss learning time (and work), or better to ... Read More
As you may have heard, whooping cough, or pertussis, has been diagnosed in children in southwest suburban Crestwood.
At Alzein Pediatric Associates, we are concerned for these children and hope they recover completely. Because whooping cough is a highly ... Read More