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Halloween Safety Kids Franklin, TN

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids!

Follow these tips to make sure you have a fun and safe Halloween! Make sure a parent knows you are going and that there is a parent along to guide the way for younger kids. There is safety in numbers. Go in groups. Know what route you are taking and stay in a neighborhood you

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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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Down syndrome

Twelve Facts for Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness month; its purpose is to raise public awareness of this common disorder and advocate for acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. In honor of the month, here are 12 facts about Down syndrome you may not know: Down syndrome is named for Dr. John Langdon Down, who wrote

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Strep Throat

by Dr. Allen Peabody Now that school is back in session, knowledge, friendship, and pencils are not the only things that students will share. Unfortunately the end of summer also marks the beginning of the sick season with numerous infections easily spread from close contact. Strep throat is one of those common infections that results

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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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Healthy Kids Franklin TN

Summer Happy Face Contest

Facebook Contest – Summer Happy Face Pediatrics Associates of Franklin knows how much kids love summer! To help celebrate and welcome the summer season, we want to see your child’s best ‘Summer Happy Face!’ June 1 – July 31, 2022, post a picture of your child smiling big on our Facebook page in the ‘Create Post’

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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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Prom Safety

Prom Safety

For parents everywhere, prom night is a time of excitement and pride…followed by cold, unadulterated dread. We’ve all heard the stories. Teenagers sneak flasks into the gym and get DUIs on their way home, or worse, get into car accidents. Poor lighting and foggy dance venues may create vulnerable situations and opportunities for assaults. As

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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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"We are very pleased with PAF. Our boys have been patients here for almost 16 years."

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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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