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9 Most Common Child Health Issues

Many viruses and infections, such as the flu and the common cold, peak during the colder months. Still, late 2022 saw a surge in these illnesses, specifically respiratory issues. Respiratory viruses are commonly associated with young children, from infancy to toddler stages. Therefore, in 2022 most people diagnosed with viruses such as RSV were young

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A pediatrician giving a child a check-up in Oak Lawn.

How to Keep Your Children Healthy this Winter

The winter season is almost here in Oak Lawn, but that also means the cold and flu are coming with it. Germs, infections, and more can easily overtake the winter. Some kids are more prone to illness than others. To keep your child from getting sick this winter, you can practice these healthy habits with

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A young child receives a hearing test from a doctor using a special hearing test device

10 Signs Your Child May Need a Hearing Test

Parents are advised to schedule hearing tests for their children as soon as they can. This is important to do because detecting these issues early on can help you get started on a health and treatment plan. According to the most recent data from the CDC, 1.7 in 1000 babies were screened for hearing loss

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Crying baby suffering from a ear pain

Do I Need To Take My Baby To The Doctor For An Ear Infection?

Many children experience ear infections at some point early on in their youth. In fact, ear infections are one of the most common conditions that pediatricians treat young children for.  Since ear infections are not always easily detectable to the human eye, it is important for you to know what the symptoms are and when

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