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Hand, Foot and What Disease?

Summer fun can also bring on summer illnesses. A common one is hand, foot and mouth disease. This virus can spread easily, and usually affects children five and under. Dr. Jaime Friedman reviews the symptoms, treatments, and prevention in her blog, which you can READ HERE. Hint – make sure the pool you’re kids are swimming in is properly chlorinated!

Children’s Physicians Medical Group (CPMG), in partnership with Rady Children’s Health Network, is dedicated to offering outstanding healthcare for your kids, from birth through age 18. One visit to our website can help you find a doctor, explain why CPMG is right for you and allow you to view videos on our doctors and other health topics.

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Kids are doing what? Challenges parents need to know about

You’ve probably heard about the Tide Pod Challenge, but there are many more out there that kids may be tempted to try for a few minutes of internet fame. In her latest blog, Dr. Jaime Friedman explains several “popular” internet challenges, why they’re so dangerous, and what to look out for if your kids may be doing them.

Children’s Physicians Medical Group(CPMG), in partnership with Rady Children’s Health Network, is dedicated to offering outstanding healthcare for your kids, from birth through age 18. One visit to our websitecan help you find a doctor, explain why CPMG is right for youand allow you to view videoson our doctors and other health topics.

We’re also very social! Follow us on Facebook, Twitterand YouTube. Ask us a question, leave us a comment or make a suggestion for future posts. We love hearing from you!

Keeping kids (and food) safe in the kitchen

The holiday season is upon us, and it’s the perfect time to share traditional foods and recipes with your family. Dr. Jaime Friedman reviews some kitchen safety basics to help you make sure the kids are safe while cooking, baking and making new holiday memories!

Children’s Physicians Medical Group (CPMG), in partnership with Rady Children’s Health Network, is dedicated to offering outstanding healthcare for your kids, from birth through age 18. One visit to our website can help you find a doctor, explain why CPMG is right for you and allow you to view videos on our doctors and other health topics.

We’re also very social! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Is your child having trouble in school?

Is your child having trouble in school?

No one wants to see their child struggling in school, but thankfully there are certain guidelines to follow to have your child properly evaluated. Dr. Jaime Friedman outlines how to navigate the system at your child’s school to see if they have a learning disability or other learning issues.

Children’s Physicians Medical Group (CPMG), in partnership with Rady Children’s Health Network, is dedicated to offering outstanding healthcare for your kids, from birth through age 18. One visit to our website can help you find a doctor, explain why CPMG is right for you and allow you to view videos on our doctors and other health topics.

We’re also very social! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Pink Eye: Why you shouldn’t worry

Pink Eye: Why you shouldn’t worry

 

Irritation, redness, and a watery discharge are just some of the symptoms of conjunctivitis, or “pink eye”. In her latest blog, Dr. Jaime Friedman explains how common it can be, especially in younger children. It’s not serious, as Dr. Friedman reassures, and parents should not to be too concerned.

Children’s Physicians Medical Group (CPMG), in partnership with Rady Children’s Health Network, is dedicated to offering outstanding healthcare for your kids, from birth through age 18. One visit to our website can help you find a doctor, explain why CPMG is right for you and allow you to view videos on our doctors and other health topics.

We’re also very social! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Doctors and oversharing-Post from Children’s Physicians Medical Group

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Doctors and oversharing

Finding the balance between being a neutral professional and sharing personal experiences with patients is almost impossible. In Dr. Jaime Friedman’s latest blog, she shares her thoughts on how she remains “human”, while taking the very best care of her patients she can.

For more healthcare information for kids, be sure to visit our website to find a doctor, get the latest information on children’s health topics and find out why CPMG is right for you. In partnership with Rady Children’s Health Network, we’re the region’s only pediatric medical network specializing in children’s health, from birth through age 18.

Kids and heat

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Kids and heat

Summer may be over and the kids are back in school, but for San Diego, we can expect at least another month of hot, sunny days. In a recent blog post, Dr. Jaime Friedman explains that kids are actually more vulnerable to heat-related illnesses than adults. Parents of student athletes and all active children should learn about the signs, symptoms and how to treat heat-related conditions.

For more healthcare information for kids, be sure to visit our website to find a doctor, get the latest information on children’s health topics and find out why CPMG is right for you. In partnership with Rady Children’s Health Network, we’re the region’s only pediatric medical network specializing in children’s health, from birth through age 18.

Healthy Summer Habits for Kids from CPMG

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Healthy Summer Habits for Kids

Summer’s just around the corner, and that means some much deserved down time for the kids. But too much down time can also lead to too much screen time, or unhealthy snacking. Dr. Jaime Friedman recently appeared on the KUSI Morning News with some tips on keeping your children active, engaged and snacking smart all summer long! Check out the video HERE.

For more healthcare information for kids, be sure to visit our website to find a doctor, get the latest information on children’s health topics and find out why CPMG is right for you. In partnership with Rady Children’s Health Network, we’re the region’s only pediatric medical network specializing in children’s health, from birth through age 18.

Why is my child barking? It could be croup!

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Why is my child barking? It could be croup!

The difference between a cough due to cold or a cough due to croup is very distinct. Croup, which is an infection that causes the vocal chords to swell, causes a cough that sounds like a bark. In Dr. Jaime Friedman’s latest BLOG, she explains very thoroughly the symptoms and treatment for this common ailment.

For more healthcare information for kids, be sure to visit our website to find a doctor, get the latest information on children’s health topics and find out why CPMG is right for you. In partnership with Rady Children’s Health Network, we’re the region’s only pediatric medical network specializing in children’s health, from birth through age 18.


Vaccinations – Myths vs. Facts from Children’s Physicians Medical Group

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Vaccinations – Myths vs. Facts

The importance of immunizing our kids is not new information to those of us working in the healthcare industry. But it’s continues to be a topic of controversy, especially in light of the recent measles outbreak that stemmed from unvaccinated kids at Disneyland. Dr. Jaime Friedman of Children’s Physicians Medical Group (CPMG) recently wrote a very enlightening blog on the topic of immunizations, clearly explaining the difference between facts, myths and opinions. You can also easily look up immunization rates at San Diego area schools HERE.

Be sure to visit our website to find a doctor, get the latest information on lots more children’s health topics and find out why CPMG is right for you. We’re the regions only pediatric medical network specializing in children’s health, from birth through age 18.

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