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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202015Jul
Increase Your Families Physical Activity

Increase Your Families Physical Activity

Listed below are a few ideas for increasing you and your families physical activity from day-to-day. You don’t have to enter a marathon or join a sporting team in order to get you and your family more active. Fitting activity into your daily routine is easy if you simply follow some of the ideas in this article….

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202015Jul
Speech Problems

Speech Problems

Some children may repeat sounds when they are learning to talk between 18 months and 5 years, and this can be normal. Sometimes this is called DYSFLUENCY. This happens because the mind is able to think up words faster than the tongue can say them. For instance, your child may pause between words, say “uh”, “um”, or repeat…

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222015Jun
WE HAVE MOVED!

WE HAVE MOVED!

We are thrilled to announce that we have moved into our new clinic, which is located next to Cain Orthodontics on Mormon Mill Road in Marble Falls. If you need help finding our new location, we recommend searching for directions on Mapquest or giving us a call on (830)693-3988. New Location: 1009 Falls Parkway Marble Falls,…

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42015Jun
Early Infant Feedings and Obesity Risk

Early Infant Feedings and Obesity Risk

In the past 10 years, researchers have learned a great deal about ways in which infant feeding practices impact health in childhood and beyond. One of the important findings is the relationship between early infants feeding and obesity risk. Early infant feedings means starting to feed a baby solid foods such as rice cereal or…

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302015Apr
How To Help Your Child’s Cold

How To Help Your Child’s Cold

Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) Tips Saline drops (Ayr, Na-Sal, Ocean Spray, etc) are helpful to break up mucus. Squirt it up each nostril and rock head gently to break up mucus; suction afterward with aspirator if age-appropriate. Use as often as needed to clear nasal passages. Homemade saline: ¼ tsp kosher or sea salt and…

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302015Apr
ADHD and You

ADHD and You

By Focalin XR You probably have a lot of questions about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) –whether you have just been diagnosed yourself, you are the parent of a child recently diagnosed, or you are just curious. Attention Deficit Hyper activity Disorder can sound scary when you first hear it. This guide will help you…

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