Archive | September, 2013

How do I know if my child has a Urinary Tract Infection?

by Katie M. Bell, RPA-C Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s) can be common in young children. A UTI occurs when bacteria gets into the urine via the bloodstream or the skin around the rectum and genitals. The bacteria that gets into urine can cause infection in any of the parts of the urinary tract including the […]

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What are some tips on getting ready for back-to-school?

by Maria I. Diaz, MD, FAAP With kids getting back to school this month, here are some tips for a successful school year: Make sure your child’s physical is current. Usually physicals need to be done once a year for school-aged children. Physical exams are also required to join school sports. Your doctor will make […]

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