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DPC COVID 19 Vaccination Clinic

April 17, 2021
by Dr. Jane Wilkov

Today is 4 weeks since we began our vaccination effort for our patients, families, and the community. We have given over 3500… Continue Reading »

Pediatricians to Parents: This Thanksgiving…Keep Safety on the Table

November 19, 2020
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Recommendations from the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatricians “While we want families to enjoy this Thanksgiving holiday, we encourage… Continue Reading »

COVID-19 Current Information Updated Continuously on the CDC Website Embedded Here

February 29, 2020
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Staying up to date with accurate information as we learn more about this emerging and rapidly changing new virus is important to
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Vaping: Talking to Teens about the Dangers

September 11, 2019
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Vaping has become a big problem among teens (and some pre-teens) lately. While we have always discouraged kids from vaping, it has… Continue Reading »

Young Kids With Cellphones May Be Particularly Vulnerable To Cyberbullying.

September 18, 2017
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Thinking of getting your child a cellphone? Does your elementary aged child use a cellphone? Here’s some interesting new data about cyberbullying… Continue Reading »

Breakfast Secrets Everyone Should Share

April 21, 2016
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Here are some great tips about breakfast from Strong4Life – The links have great information! Every morning, breakfast is a great opportunity… Continue Reading »

Zika testing is urged for some newborns

February 2, 2016
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Newborns should be tested for infection with the Zika virus if their mothers have visited or lived in any country experiencing an… Continue Reading »

Perrigo recalls 2 batches of generic children’s cough syrup

January 13, 2016
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Perrigo initiated a voluntary recall of two batches of its generic children’s cough syrup sold in 4 oz. bottles — guaifenesin grape… Continue Reading »

Eating slowly may aid weight loss, prevent obesity

January 11, 2016
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Researchers found that children who were instructed to take a bite of food every 30 seconds lost between 2% and 5.7% of… Continue Reading »

AAP issues guidelines on fluoride therapy for children

December 23, 2015
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Children should receive fluoride treatments starting from 6 months of age or when their teeth are visible until they are 5 years… Continue Reading »