NEWS & EVENTS
Idalina will be working in our North Arlington location 3 days a week starting 9/1/2017! If you didn’t get the chance to meet her when she worked with Dr. Rasmussen, check out her bio under the Our Doctors section or … Continue reading
Dear Patients, Parents & Families, After 36 years of pediatric practice serving Arlington and the surrounding areas, I have decided to decrease my workload. I plan to spend more time with my growing family, especially my grandchildren, and hopefully do … Continue reading
Trumenba is a vaccine for individuals ages 10 through 25 to prevent invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis group B. Meningitis B is caused by bacteria that is spread through common adolescent behavior, like sharing cups or utensils, and communal living. Symptoms … Continue reading
Flu injections are in stock now! Please make an appointment with your pediatrician to come in and get protected.
Check your child’s shot records to ensure they are up to date. Please call your pediatrician’s office to schedule an appointment or speak to a nurse.
There is a lot of concern about the West Nile Virus and what we should do to protect ourselves as well as how to recognize the symptoms. The CDC has posted information on their website to help inform everyone on … Continue reading
The HPV vaccine has recently been recommended by the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics for administration to teenage boys as well as girls. Although the main protection concern with this vaccine is for cervical cancer, boys can be … Continue reading
Repellents with DEET are the most effective, however, DEET can be toxic in excessive use. For younger children a concentration of 7 – 9 % product is the safest. You should put more on their clothes and shoes and less … Continue reading
A booster dose is now recommended for the Menactra – meningococcal meningitis vaccine for teenagers 5 to 6 years after their first dose. Since most of our patients would receive their first dose between 11 and 12 years of age, … Continue reading
McNeil Consumer Healthcare reports that companies are changing the concentration of their medications for infants, and there are new dosing directions for these products. If you have any questions or concerns please discuss them with your pediatrician.
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