I realize that athletics offers multiple moments of golden teaching opportunities to our students, and also to parents. How so?
Allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, is a common cause of nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes experienced by about 20% of the population.
Along with the sun, the bugs are back and biting this summer. Here are some tips on how to protect kids from bug-derived illnesses this summer.
The summer has begun and there are some parts of summer safety we would like to highlight for the coming months to keep kids safe.
What will we remember from this COVID Pandemic? As we move forward from 2020, the goal is to have a healthy memory of the pandemic.
How do we balance high expectations for improvement without causing extreme stress and anxiety?
There is a subset of those who may feel that their lives were frozen during the pandemic. What are some practical ways to encourage growth?
For many, the COVID Pandemic was a time of fear and loss. But, were there also possibilities and progress from the pandemic?
Worry and parenting sometimes seems to go hand-in-hand, but when is worry too much?
How can you influence the personal narrative of your child?
As our world attempted to cope with the stressors from COVID, how do we move forward? What can we teach our children from this event?
Streptococcal pharyngitis, or strep throat, is a bacterial infection causing inflammation in the throat. This infection is spread by coughing and sneezing.
If you are a first-time parent, you might be unfamiliar with the routine newborn screenings that are done in hospital prior to taking your baby home. Don’t fret I have you covered…here is a brief overview of 4 important screenings: This test is typically done…
Hi West Plano Pediatrics Family, We appreciate everyone who has inquired via email or in person about obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine for your child. We have applied through the federal government. Unfortunately, we do not know when our allotment will arrive and will update you…
The state health department in June expanded its list of required screenings for newborns to include spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). It’s a rare neuromuscular disorder affecting cells in the spinal cord that signal the muscles how to work. Listen to Dr. Mix’s recent radio interview…