The American Academy of Pediatrics has released an updated policy statement in Pediatrics reiterating that all youths ages 6 months and older should receive trivalent or quadrivalent influenza vaccines, not the FluMist live-attenuated intranasal vaccine, this flu season. The statement also urges all pregnant women, household contacts and health care personnel to receive flu shots. […]
Well there is and, amazingly, new data from the CDC shows that a large number of Americans don’t get it. Gardasil protects against the most dangerous forms of HPV. It’s safe, effective, and has been around since 2006. So why are vaccination rates so low? Read Emily Mullin’s exclusive reporting on the matter to find out.
Pawleys Pediatrics & Adult Medicine Will be closed Monday 9/11/17 due to the recent inclement weather. We will be open Regular Saturday Clinic Hours 9/9/17. Our Plan is to Re-open Tuesday 9/12/17 Regular Hours. Any changes to the schedule will be shared on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/pawleyspeds/ We hope everyone stays safe during Hurricane Irma! […]
The Saturday Clinic will be closed 8/26/17. We apologized for any inconvenience. We will re-open Monday 8/28/17 regular business hours.
ABC World News Tonight (8/1, story 14, 0:20, Muir) reported, “People who sleep six hours of sleep a night tend to be heavier than those who sleep nine hours,” researchers found. The study also suggests “shorter sleep is linked to high blood pressure.” NBC Nightly News (8/1, story 11, 0:20, Holt) reported, “Fewer hours of sleep can affect your hormones, […]
Our office is now closed due to the Solar Eclipse. We will return Tuesday Normal Business Hours.
TODAY (8/7, Fox) reports that teens heading back to school need to have vaccines against bacterial meningitis, the human papillomavirus, and influenza. In addition, they should have “the combined tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccine.” The Tdap vaccine is “an important booster, according to” former CDC Acting Director Anne Schuchat. TODAY reminds readers that under the Affordable […]
Reuters (8/2, Rapaport) reports that research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests “the amount of salt a typical American adult consumes” daily “may be enough to damage the heart muscle and make it harder to pump blood.” The study indicated that half of the participants consumed at least 3.73 grams of sodium each […]
The New York Times (7/31, Yin, Subscription Publication) reports that when youngsters “experience serious allergy attacks, known as anaphylaxis, parents, teachers, emergency responders and other caregivers often fail to administer epinephrine – even to children who had previously experienced anaphylaxis and been prescribed an epinephrine autoinjector,” researchers found. After “analyzing more than 400 patient records of […]
Before baby, you were a Facebooking, Instagramming, texting fool, sharing everything from your perfect pasta dish to your hella-good manicure. Now, looking at your little bundle of joy, you may be wondering: Is it safe to post pictures of baby? What’s OK to share and what’s TMI? What are the easiest tech tools to preserve […]