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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 22nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus. But...

Happy National Infant Immunization Week May 2nd, 2020

Did you know that this week is National Infant Immunization Week?  As we are enduring the coronavirus pandemic we should think about all the diseases we no longer fear for our children due to vaccines.  In the first half of the last century, before Jonas Salk developed the polio vaccine...

Pediatrics of Southwest Houston’s Response to COVID-19 Update 3/20/20- Introduction to Telemedicine Mar 14th, 2020

In an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus while providing the best care to our patients, PSWH is temporarily changing how we schedule office visits.  The health and well-being of our patients and families are important to us.  For now, here are all the things you need to know. ...

What’s New with the Flu - 2019 Oct 18th, 2019

What’s New with the Flu- 2019 It’s that time of year again- time to get your flu vaccines.  Here are some frequently asked questions about the flu: 1. Who should get a flu vaccine? The CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that all kids ages 6 months and...

Sleep Requirements for Children Sep 20th, 2019

Sleep is something most parents don’t get enough of.  From the discomfort of pregnancy to nighttime feeding, then nights spent worrying about a fever, the first boyfriend, driving…our days of a good night’s sleep are gone once we sign up for parenthood.  But what about our kids?  How much sleep...