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How to Get Your Child to Wear a Mask

How to Get Your Child to Wear a Mask I won’t lie; when I first realized that my daughter would have to wear a mask all day in her 3K program, I really wasn’t sure how we’d swing that. Some days Lizzy will hardly keep her shoes on during short car rides, so how on earth were we going to get her to wear a mask on her face all day? The good news is, this is a success story, and she surprisingly has adjusted to the change very well. Since I’m going through the process... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Guide to Cough Season: What Type of Cough Does My Child Have?

Types of Coughs It’s cold and flu season again, which means we’re seeing a lot of patients exhibiting symptoms of illnesses with coughing. A lot of parents are curious, “Can I tell what type of illness my child has by their cough?” or “How do I know what type of cough my child has when asked to describe it to a pediatrician?” Any time a child is exhibiting symptoms of an illness, including chronic coughing, we recommend making an appointment with your... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Sunday, September 20, 2020
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Flu vs. COVID-19: Similarities and Differences

Flu vs. COVID-19: Similarities and Differences It’s the middle of September, football has kicked off and the mosquitos will soon take a fall and winter hiatus. I know what you’re thinking: I sure wish Dr. Chatham would write a post discussing the similarities and differences between Flu and COVID-19. Let’s do this. The Difference Between Flu and COVID-19 Flu and COVID-19 are both highly contagious respiratory illnesses. Flu is caused by the influenza virus... Read More
Posted by Tim Flatt at Friday, September 18, 2020
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