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Asthma and Children

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that can make the lungs and throat inflamed when one is exposed to a trigger such as pollen or dust. Children and adults alike can suffer from asthma, but children will face problems adults don’t have. Understanding how children can be affected by asthma, and how best to help

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Pumpkin Contest 2022

ANNUAL PUMPKIN CONTEST – 2022

It’s that time of year again! Teams from PAF have created fun pumpkins to celebrate the fall season. We need your help to pick the best pumpkin! Starting now until October 30th, you can vote for your favorite pumpkin. Visit our Facebook page and click ‘LIKE’ on the picture of your favorite pumpkin to cast

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ADHD Franklin TN

ADHD Awareness

Article by John Boye  Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood condition. Children with ADHD have a difficult time paying attention and can be hyper. Sometimes this can interfere with their behaviors at home, at school and with friends. There is no single test to identify ADHD but having a conversation with your medical provider

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Heat Stroke Dehydration Franklin TN

Heat Stroke and Dehydration in Kids

When it’s warm and sunny outside, you’ll often see reminders everywhere to protect your children from sunburn. Everyone from doctors to billboards seem to list sun-care tips, such as covering up exposed skin, wearing sunscreen, and wearing hats and sunglasses. However, parents should also take a moment to prevent another common risk of being outside

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Summer Illness

Common Summer Illnesses to Watch For

Summertime is a time of year when kids truly thrive. They are done with school, and they are ready to be kids. Summer means long days with endless possibilities – making friends, experiencing new activities and creating memories. While the benefits are many, there are some potential risks to look for when it comes to

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Beach Safety

Beach Vacation Safety Tips

Vacations are great for getting away from the stresses of everyday life to relax. What better place to do that than the beach? Beaches are a fun idea for getting in some exercise and soaking up the sun’s vitamin D, but you don’t want your fun in the sun to be ruined by unpreparedness. If

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croup franklin tn

What Parents Need to Know About Croup

Croup is a common infection for children seen by many parents. It refers to an infection of the upper airways, most often a form of parainfluenza virus, that can obstruct breathing, causing a characteristic barking cough. How is Croup Contracted? Your child could contract the virus by coming into contact with the respiratory droplets that

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Severe-Weather Franklin TN

Preparing as a Family: Severe Weather Safety Tips

In Tennessee the weather can often be unpredictable, especially during tornado season which peaks March through May. However, storms and tornadoes can happen at any time throughout the year. A weather watch (such as thunderstorm or tornado watch) means that a storm or tornado could develop. A weather warning means that the severe weather has

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Coronavirus Franklin TN

Coronavirus In Williamson County

CLICK HERE for a COVID-19 quarantine and isolation information from the CDC.   PUBLISHED – 2/23/2022 Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Children Ages 5-11 Pediatric Associates of Franklin is offering a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on March 5th and March 26th from 8:30 am to 11:00 am each day for children ages 5-11. The vaccine is

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Poison Safety

Children’s Poison Prevention: How to Keep Your Kids Safe

Children’s safety is a top priority, and learning how to keep your home safe is essential. One aspect of home safety is keeping kids out of dangerous things they could ingest. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, poisoning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death among children ages 1 to 19 years. Though you

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