Flu & Colds

Allergies Brentwood - Franklin, TN

Dealing with Children’s Fall Allergies

Summer is over and school has started – and you may have noticed your kids coughing and sneezing up a storm. Don’t panic; they’re most likely experiencing simple fall allergies. While spring is most commonly associated with hay fever and pollen allergies, the same problems are carried into the fall months. As much as your

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Flu Vaccine Williamson County

Stopping the Spread of the Flu this Fall

Flu season is coming up fast. As the weather starts to get cooler, the number of flu cases starts to rise every year without fail. Waves of illness often hit schools at various times in the year because of poor prevention practices and large student populations. Good health practices such as these prevention tips can

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Coronavirus Franklin TN

Coronavirus In Williamson County

UPDATED – 4/27/2020 Check-up Season – The New Normal With COVID-19 As we approach Summer and Checkup Season, we want to assure you that we are available to schedule your child’s checkup now.  As usual, you can expect the same high-quality care from us as we prepare for checkups. During the summer months, there are

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Traveling During Covid

Keeping Your Family Safe This Summer While Traveling During COVID-19

As state economies begin to reopen, many families are considering their travel plans. Is it safe to travel on an airplane? How can you minimize the risk of exposure while you’re traveling, visiting attractions, or going to the beach? Follow these tips as you iron out your family vacation plans. Understand the Risks Where You

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Allergies Franklin TN

Spring Allergies in Children – What to Look for and How to Treat Them

The coming of spring brings new life, beautiful flowers, luscious greenery, and warm sunshine. It also means your children will be spending more time outdoors enjoying the fresh air. This is meant to be healthy and nourishing, but sometimes it can leave your child feeling miserable with allergies. When your child is outside playing around in

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Winter Cold

Tips For Treating The Common Winter Cold For Kids

Your child comes home from school, and starts sniffling, complaining of a sore throat, and blowing their nose frequently. You know what this is – the common cold. But how can you treat it, relieve your child’s symptoms, and make sure you don’t get it? Here are some tips for treating the common winter cold

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RSV Franklin TN

Understanding Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) In Kids

You may have heard about the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) from a friend, family member or even your pediatrician. But what is RSV? Is it a serious issue? Should you see a doctor or go to the ER if your kid has RSV? Below is a guide to help you better understand RSV. What Is

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Flu Clinics

Pediatric Associates of Franklin is pleased to offer FLU Clinics for your children. All Flu Clinics are on Saturdays from 8:30 am until 2:00 pm. Flu Clinics are by appointment only to ensure that we have an adequate supply of the vaccine.

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Healthy Kids Williamson County

8 Ways to Protect Your Family From the Common Cold

Does the thought of winter bring visions of sick days to your mind? The common cold can last for 7-10 days and can quickly spread to other members of the family. When this happens, it can take weeks for the entire family to be healthy again. Avoiding the cold virus is the best thing you

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Holiday Health Tips - Franklin, TN

How to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

The best way to prevent the spread of germs this holiday season is by incorporating healthy and hygienic practices into your daily routine. Most often, germs are transmitted through physical contact and the exchange of bodily fluids. Organisms and bacteria can survive for short periods of time on everyday objects that are frequently touched, such

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Dr. Hood - Pediatric Associates of Franklin

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Visit our library to choose from over 100 symptoms and read more about managing your child’s illness. Our practice is focused on assisting families in the health and wellness of their children. We are available for consultation, prevention and treatment of the physical and emotional health concerns of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

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