Parents of teething babies and toddlers - be sure to check out this warning from the FDA about topical benzocaine products!
As you enjoy these beautiful days, don’t forget to keep your children (and yourself!) protected from the sun while spending time outside. This article gives some great tips on keeping kids safe in the sun. ☀
Keep Calm and Fight Flu
Influenza is no joke. Get your flu shot! We are having flu vaccine clinic at the following times.
Wed Oct 4th. 4:00-6:00 pm
Sat Oct 21st. 9:00-11:00 am
We are also doing a few flu shots during the day. Call for your appointment.
More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will witness this celestial phenomenon to do so safely.
Valley Children's Clinic participates with Reach Out and Read, a national non-profit organization. Children are given a new book at each Wellness visit between the ages of...
Caffeine is natural, occurring in 60 some plants. IT IS ALSO A DRUG!! Please be aware of the caffeine content your kids are consuming!! General caffeine content of popular beverages:...
This spring and summer is predicted to be a significantly bad season for ticks. Ticks carry Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, ehrlichiosis and several other significant diseases...
Important Recall info to check out if you use homeopathic ear relief liquid and teething tablets for your children.
Flu shot v. The Flu
Giving essential oils to kids by mouth might not be such a good idea!
Valley Children's Clinic will start walk in hours on May 4th. Walk-ins are welcome Monday-Friday from 8-9. These visits are for acute sick problems only (those lasting less than two weeks).
When your child has a cold (runny nose, cough, fever) you want her to feel better. Many people assume that an antibiotic will make their child get better from a cold.
Marijuana is a hot topic is these days…to legalize or not. So much energy and money and time and emotion put into it.
Next week is National Poison Prevention Week. Every year more than a million children in the US under 6 suffer poisoning.
Parents of young children tune in! If your child is 2 years old or younger he/she should be riding rear facing in the back seat! What?!? Seriously?!?
The flu is here and it's on a roll. The CDC reports increased influenza activity throughout the country and there are increased hospitalizations and deaths, especially in people over 65 and young children.
It can be hard to tell if your child has a common cold (a virus) or something more significant like a sinus infection. When should you wait it out and when should you make an appointment with your pediatrician?
Many parents are hearing and are worried about the respiratory virus that is infecting children in several US states. Here's the scoop:
Here's a great resource for cyberbullying, check it out!
Having a baby is the most amazing event in the world. It is beautiful and joyful and emotional and…well…it's hard!
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among children in the United States. Proper use of car seats drastically reduces the risk of serious and fatal injuries…
Much attention is being placed on concussions…from pee wee football up to the National Football League. We know a lot about the immediate symptoms…
The outbreak of measles in Ohio is the most reported in any state since 1996. Ohio has had 68 cases and the nation has logged 187 cases so far in 2014…
Is your child thinking about playing sports for school? Don't forget to schedule a sports physical for the upcoming school year…
It's time to schedule your summer well child exam…
Be sure to use sunscreen whenever your child will be outdoors…