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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.

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The Dreaded Ear Infection

The Dreaded Ear Infection

Although childhood ear infections are fairly common, not all kids need antibiotics to help clear them up. This helpful article covers everything from what causes ear infections, how to treat them and when a child may need ear tubes.

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.

Holiday decorating – safety first!

Holiday decorating – safety first!

From mistletoe to poinsettias, there are many beautiful holiday plants you can use to decorate your home. Did you know that some of them can be toxic for kids and animals? Review our list to learn which ones are safest for your family.

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.

Holidays and teen depression

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The holiday season is upon us, and while it’s a happy time for celebrating with family and friends, it can also be a difficult time for others. If you’re wondering if your teen’s moodiness is a sign of something more serious, Dr. Rachel Gianfortune’s video will answer all your questions. Getting a proper diagnosis and treatment plan for your child will help ensure a happy holiday for your whole family.

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.

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.

Back to school, back to routine…

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Back to school, back to routine…

One of the best ways to ensure your child’s school year gets off to a great start is to help them establish a healthy routine. Follow these tips in Dr. Gina Rosenfeld’s latest blog to guarantee the new school year will be a success!

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.

The Lowdown on Sunscreen

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The Lowdown on Sunscreen

Lotion or spray? What SPF number is best for your kids? Is “organic” sunscreen really organic? We’ve got the answers to your questions! Dr. Jaime Friedman’s latest blog covers all the bases to help you choose the best sunscreen this summer. Read her full blog 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.


Childhood anemia – more common than you think

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Childhood anemia – more common than you think

Children’s Physicians Medical Group (CPMG) pediatrician Dr. Gina Rosenfeld educates parents about anemia, at all ages and stages. Diagnosing is as easy as a simple finger prick blood test, and treating it is fairly straightforward. Watch her video HERE to find out if your child needs to be tested.

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.

Parenting is hard. Real hard.

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Parenting is hard. Real hard.

Paparazzi recently caught a celebrity mom dragging her crying toddler, trying to get him into the car. An “expert” chastised her for being a “monster” mom. In her latest blog, Dr. Jaime Friedman weighs in on the very real struggle all parents have had at one time or another when dealing with a child in the middle of a tantrum. Read the full post 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.