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Summer Skin Care for Kids: Identifying and Treating Problems

Summer is one of our favorite times of year in Memphis! Not only is there so much to do, but we also get to hear all about the fun adventures our patients are taking through the season. However, while summer is a season of fun, we see many patients because of a common, not-so-fun issue: painful skin conditions. Long hours of daylight, time spent outside, and increased levels of activity are all contributing factors to kids feeling the burn (and itch!) of summer. Since your... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 0 comments
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Diagnosing ADHD

Although ADD/ADHD Awareness Month is not until October, now seems an appropriate time to discuss this disorder. Before schools start back for the new year and while kids are at home with their parents, summer is a good time to learn more about ADHD. Parents can understand what signs to look for, and they can intervene to get their child help before the school year begins. While ADHD may seem like a loosely used, thrown-around term for active children, there are actually several ways... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 0 comments
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The Busy Family’s Summer Safety Guide

May is here, and that means parents are welcoming in the season of graduations, proms, end-of-year parties, and making plans for summers filled with fun for their kids. With all of the excitement comes moments of worry and extra precautions to keep kids and their friends safe. The increased levels of activity outdoors, sometimes supervised by someone other than yourself, can open your child up to more injuries and accidents. At the same time, the more time your child spends at home... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Monday, May 8, 2017 | 0 comments
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5 Tips For Getting Kids Through Allergy Season

In the Mid South, we know that April showers certainly bring May flowers; but they also bring springtime allergies. As we gear up for allergy season in the Mid South, we know to keep our tissues handy and our allergy medicines fully stocked. But how can we prepare our kids for this especially sneezy season? If your child tends to sneeze, cough, or have ENT (ear, nose, and throat) issues as spring rolls around, seasonal allergies are likely the culprit. Seasonal allergies, also known as... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 0 comments
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Save The Date: Mid South Baby & Kids Expo 2017

After a year hiatus, the Mid South Baby & Kids Expo is back in 2017, and at a new location! Join us on Saturday, April 1 at the Agricenter, from 10AM-3PM. The Expo is $5 per person, with free admission for kids ages 12 and under. For over a decade, the Expo has been a resource for parents across the Mid South. The Expo offers an array of fun activities, giveaways, and events for the whole family to enjoy. Not only is there plenty of fun, but the Expo also gives expert advice to... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 0 comments
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