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NEWS & EVENTS


Welcome Back Idalina!

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

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Dr. Harmon’s Letter to Patients:

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

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Trumenba Vaccine

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

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Flu Shots

Flu injections are in stock now!  Please make an appointment with your pediatrician to come in and get protected.

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Vaccinations & Immunizations

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.

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West Nile Virus

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

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Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine

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

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Insect Repellents

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

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Menactra Booster

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

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Important Acetaminophen Update

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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