62017Aug
Healthy Food for Your Children

Healthy Food for Your Children

Healthy Food Helps your child grow healthy and strong. Can help prevent from becoming overweight Can help to fight sickness. At 12 months of age, toddlers can eat same healthy foods that the family eats. Adolescents should eat healthy food every day. ‘Everyday Foods’ Include: Plenty of vegetables , beans and lentils Fruit Breads, cereals,…

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242016Oct
About Concussions

About Concussions

What is a concussion? A concussion is an injury to your brain. It happens when the brain shakes rapidly in the skull. You can get a concussion even if your head isn’t injured directly. Concussions often happen after hitting your head. being in a car crash, or getting a sporting injury. What are the symptoms?…

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42016Aug
Happy Birthday Children’s Health Center, P.A.

Happy Birthday Children’s Health Center, P.A.

Blog and Interview by Hailey Clare, a long time patient of Children’s Health Center, P.A. Twenty years ago Sandra K Thomas, M.D. opened her practice here in our very own Marble Falls, Texas: she named it Children’s Health Center. It’s no secret that Dr. Sandra built her business with strong roots and a true connection…

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192016Jun
Pediatric Sleep Guidelines

Pediatric Sleep Guidelines

American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s recommendations for the optimal number of hours of sleep for children and adolescents in all age groups. Regularly sleeping fewer than the number of recommended hours is associated with attention, behavior, and learning problems. Insufficient sleep also increases the risk for accidents, injuries, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and depression. Insufficient sleep…

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52016Jun
Eczema

Eczema

What is Eczema? Eczema is an inherited type of sensitive, dry skin. Eczema often starts on the cheeks at 2 to 6 months of age. The rash is most commonly found in the creases of the elbows, wrist, and knees. Occasionally, eczema occurs on the neck, ankles, and feet as well. The rash is red…

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152016Mar
National Nutrition Month – March 2016

National Nutrition Month – March 2016

Resources for you and your kids. Choose My Plate website – MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image – a place setting for a meal. 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go! – What does it stand for? Find out. MyPlate Kids Place – Where you can find…

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92016Jan
Calendar Contest

Calendar Contest

Young Artist Wanted! Inviting your children to use their imagination and talent to create original artwork for our 2017 calendar. Do your kids love to create and see their names in the lights? We would like them to create artwork based on the theme of medicine and health. It can be a drawing, painting, or anything else….

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102015Dec
HPV and Men – Fact Sheet

HPV and Men – Fact Sheet

An article by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Nearly all sexually active people will get human papillomavirus (HPV) at some time in their life. Although most HPV infections go away on their own without causing problems, HPV can cause men to develop genital warts, or some kinds of cancer. Getting vaccinated against HPV can help…

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42015Sep
Bedtime Stories for Young Brains

Bedtime Stories for Young Brains

A New York Times article by Perri Klass, M.D. A little more than a year ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement saying that all pediatric primary care should include literacy promotion, starting at birth. That means pediatricians taking care of infants and toddlers should routinely be advising parents about how important…

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222015Jul
Temper Tantrums

Temper Tantrums

Tips for Assessing and Managing Temper Tantrums By Sandra K Thomas, M.D. Tantrums in toddlers are normal.  They are a part of your child’s development. The most important thing to remember is to ignore them and do not give in. Unfortunately, this does not always work and we have to rethink and not punish. There…

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