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Cases of Enterovirus D68 confirmed in North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has recently confirmed the presence of Enterovirus D68 in specimens obtained from several patients located in different parts of North Carolina. Enteroviruses are very common viruses.  This particular enterovirus (EV-D68) was first isolated in 1962.  The symptoms of EV-D68 are associated almost exclusively with respiratory illness,Continue Reading

Information on Childhood Infections from HealthyChildren.org

The AAP’s HealthyChildren.org September newsletter has highlighted some common childhood infections, such as head lice and hand-foot-and-mouth disease, as well as provided information on the current outbreak of Enterovirus D68 in the Midwest United States. Click here to read the newsletter. Visit HealthyChildren.org for other useful information for parents.

PBS Airs Documentary on Vaccines

A growing number of children in the United States are getting sick, and some are even dying, because parents who are misinformed are choosing to forgo or delay the vaccinations recommended by their children’s doctors. A NOVA documentary which aired on PBS on September 10 explores the history and science behind vaccines and explains the risks of optingContinue Reading

Back-to-School Tips from HealthyChildren.org

The AAP’s Healthy Children website has published some back-to-school tips for the start of the new school year.  Click here for advice about: Making the First Day Easier Backpack Safety Traveling To and From School Eating at School Bullying Before and After School Child Care Developing Good Homework and Study Habits. The Healthy Children website hasContinue Reading

Offices Closed During Lunch Hour

Both our Raleigh and Garner locations routinely close from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for the lunch hour. Beginning January 2, 2014, the front doors of our offices will also be locked during that time. The doors will be locked at 12:55 p.m. and will reopen at 1:45 p.m. (Mon – Fri). Our staff will be ready to assist you at 1:45Continue Reading

Sports Physicals

Wake County, Johnston County, and Harnett County Public Schools require Middle School and High School athletes to have a complete physical exam within 365 days prior to the first practice or tryout date. If your child desires to participate in a school sport, be sure to schedule a yearly physical for your child. For moreContinue Reading

Patient Centered Medical Home

In December 2012, Raleigh Pediatrics was granted recognition as a Level III Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Center for Quality Assurance. Even though we pride ourselves on offering excellent medical care for our patients and strive to maintain open lines of communication with their families, this recognition demonstrates that we are committed toContinue Reading

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