August 2015

Immunizations your child needs for kindergarten

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If you are enrolling your kindergartener in public school, there is a good chance you will be asked for proof of your child’s immunizations. Public schools require children to be immunized for the child’s protection as well as the protection of their classmates and teachers. Jamie Avila, MD is a pediatrician with McLane Children’s Scott […]

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Child eye exams: An essential part of your child’s health

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Eyes play a critical role in a child’s ability to learn about and experience the world but, as parents, it is often hard to know when you should get your child’s eyes checked. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month and is a great opportunity to learn when and how often your child should […]

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