Posted On 6/23/2016 9:35 AM
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the American Academy of Pediatrics announced that health care providers should NOT use live attenuated influenza vaccine (FLUMIST) in the upcoming 2016-2017 season. New data presented to ACIP showed currently, only inactivated flu vaccine (shots) provides adequate protection. This is based on an evaluation of the last 3 flu seasons. Brighton Hill Pediatrics will offer only flu shots as soon as they become available!
Posted On 6/15/2016 1:24 PM
Proven Insect Repellents include: DEET, Picaridin, or Lemon Eucalyptus Oil ONLY. DEET concentration should be 10 to 30%. DEET should not be applied to children less than 2 months old. Combination sunscreens with insect repellents are not recommended. Insect repellents should not be applied to children's hands or directly to their faces - apply small amounts to your hands first and then rub onto the child's face avoiding the eyes, mouth and nostrils. Wash hands well after applying insect rep
Posted On 6/15/2016 1:21 PM
Make sure to use your sunscreen! For babies under 6 months of age: The two main recommendations from the AAP to prevent sunburn are to avoid sun exposure, and to dress infants in lightweight long pants, long-sleeved shirts, and brimmed hats that shade the neck to prevent sunburn. However, when adequate clothing and shade are not available, parents can apply a minimal amount of suncreen with an SPF (sun protection factor) of at least 15 to small areas, such as the infant's face and the back of
Posted On 12/30/2015 9:37 AM
Are you looking to work in a family friendly pediatric office? Do you have your RN? Do you want to work part-time? Then send in your resume! We are looking for some part time RN's! email resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org attn: Cecelia - or fax to (315) 469-4482.