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Choosing to put your child’s health care in the hands of an experienced pediatrician is a smart move. This is particularly true if your child has any health issues beyond the usual childhood ailments. Even if your child is healthy and only needs an annual physical, a pediatrician will take note of things that may … Continue reading “An Experienced Pediatrician Offers More Than a Degree”

What parent does not want the best for their child? This is particularly true when it comes to your child’s healthcare. A pediatrician has special training in matters affecting children above and beyond a regular physician. They also have training in how to treat children – not just treat them medically, but also how to … Continue reading “What to Expect from the Best Pediatricians in Houston”

Protecting the health of your child is always a top priority. Nothing is more important as a parent than ensuring your child has everything they need to grow and thrive. At Pediatric Healthcare NW, we are a premier healthcare clinic designed to protect the health of our young patients. If you are a parent in … Continue reading “The Top Reasons to Go to Pediatric Healthcare NW”

A nurse practitioner and physician assistant offer similar services and have comparable duties in a clinic setting, but each profession is slightly different. You will often see both working alongside physicians, diagnosing and treating patients in their own capacity. Here is what you need to know about what these two professions can and cannot do, … Continue reading “Nurse Practitioner Vs Physician Assistant”

It is important that your child has the best medical care available. While, to some, this may seem out of reach, quality care for children can be had if you know what to look for. There are family doctors, general practitioners (GPs) and pediatricians. Pediatricians are doctors who specialize in children and the ailments that … Continue reading “How to find a Doctor Who Provides Quality Care for Children”

The unfortunate truth about this year’s influenza virus is that children and the elderly are being hit hard. According to the New York Times, this year’s flu virus is the worst seen in over a decade. In fact, it’s worse than the swine flu of 2009. That’s why it’s so important for Texas residents to … Continue reading “Houston Pediatric Flu Prevention Tips”

High quality is a commodity that is appreciated by most people. Depending on what the product or service may be, the quality you want may be out of your reach. While that may be true for some goods or services, it should never be true for quality medical care. With a little research and asking … Continue reading “Four Keys to Quality Medical Care”

The advent of the technological age has affected more than just society’s knowledge base, and the way in which people do things and communicate. Our new “plugged-in” lifestyle is also affecting our posture, and it may have an especially deleterious effect on the posture of children. Technology Can Be a Pain in the Neck and … Continue reading “How Kids Develop Good Posture”

Raising healthy children is more than a notion. That is particularly true in this age of information. Years ago, most kids spent hours playing outside, ripping around,running here and there. Nowadays, more children spend time indoors “plugged-in” to all types of electronic devices. There are those who are involved in sports and other activities that … Continue reading “The 4 Must-Do’s for Raising Healthy Children”

Millions of parents across the country get that deer-in-the-headlights look when they are about to enroll their child in school, a sports program or a special class and find out they need vaccine information. At that moment, the scramble is on to find the information. Organized parents don’t have it quite as bad, but even … Continue reading “Vaccine Registry: the Best Source for Your Records”

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