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Happy Thanksgiving from PAMPA!

Toys for Tots Drive: Thanksgiving Holiday Hours: Thanksgiving Day:  All offices are closed Friday, November 24:  All offices will be o  Read Full Story >>

Flu Vaccine 2017

 Flu Vaccine We are happy to announce that we have received this year’s influenza vaccine. We are scheduling appointments in all four offi  Read Full Story >>

Allergic Eye Symptoms

Do you or one of your children suffer from seasonal allergies? As most of you may already know, the pollen counts in our local area have been very hig  Read Full Story >>

PAMPA Pediatrics February 2017 News

We are excited to announce that our Woodstock office in Towne Lake is moving around the corner to 100 Stone Forest Drive, Suite 300. Our phone numbers   Read Full Story >>

2016 Influenza Vaccine

Dear Pampa Families, We are also happy to announce that we have received this year’s influenza vaccine. We are scheduling appointments with ou  Read Full Story >>

Destinations and Travelers' Vaccine Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created a Destination and Travelers' Vaccine Resource for your convenience. Please visit the page to  Read Full Story >>

School Performance

For most of our patients, the school year has been in full swing for a month now. Many children are likely still in an adjustment period, but early sig  Read Full Story >>

Heat Related Illness

Dear PAMPA families, our friends at CHOA have provided us with some helpful information on heat related illness. See the statement below, with the atta  Read Full Story >>

Fun in the Sun

Dear P.A.M.P.A. Families, We are honored to have received the Around Woodstock award for the best Pediatric office. We would like to take this   Read Full Story >>

Safety Topic - Car Seats

In the spring of 2011 the Georgia State Legislature passed a Bill that changed the age children are required to remain in a booster seat while travelin  Read Full Story >>

Texting and Driving....Just Don't

Let’s be honest… everyone does it. We are all guilty. We are all guilty of driving while distracted. At one time or another, each of us ha  Read Full Story >>

Childproofing Baby Safety

How do I keep my baby safe? To answer that question, we must first recognize that we do not have complete control over every second of every day. How  Read Full Story >>

Firearm Safety

According to the most recent estimates by the Geneva based group, Small Arms Survey, there are approximately 270 million firearms in the United States.  Read Full Story >>

Safe Use of Plastics for your Family

We definitely live in a chemical world and many families have concerns about our children’s exposures to everything from preservatives, pesticide  Read Full Story >>

Sun Safety

Summer is a fun time of the year for the whole family. Kids, teens, and adults enjoy spending many hours doing outdoor activities. It is important to  Read Full Story >>

When Is "Home Alone" Okay?

Parents often wonder if when it is okay to leave children without adult supervision. During the summer, there may be more opportunities for children t  Read Full Story >>

Summertime Poisoning Alert

Poisonings can occur anytime, anyplace. As your pediatricians, we spend time during regular checkups to remind parents about many ways to prevent acci  Read Full Story >>

Boating with Children - Safety First!

Boating with your children can be a fun family adventure. Outdoor activities encourage fitness and strengthen family bonds. Many activities on the wate  Read Full Story >>

PAMPA Pediatrics Spring Newsletter

Dear Parents, Spring is in the air! Now is the time to plan your spring and summer activities, many of which require an annual health visit prior  Read Full Story >>

STD/STI Awareness

April is STD/STI (Sexually Transmitted Disease/Sexually Transmitted Illness) Awareness Month and we would like to take this issue of our newsletter to   Read Full Story >>

The Prevention of Household Fires and Burns

PAMPA cares about the health and safety of your children. Our safety topic for this month is – The Prevention of Household Fires and Burns.   Read Full Story >>

Prevention of Choking

P.A.M.P.A cares about the Health and Safety of your children. Our safety topic for the month is – The Prevention of Choking. Choking is a  Read Full Story >>

Prevention and Treatment of Poisoning in Children

P.A.M.P.A cares about the Health and Safety of your children. Our safety topic for this month is – The Prevention and Treatment of Poisoning in C  Read Full Story >>

Cold Weather Fun and Safety

What to Wear Dress infants and children warmly for outdoor activities.  Several thin layers will keep them dry and warm. Don’t forge  Read Full Story >>

Fireworks

Hot summer days set the stage for fun and celebrations. The Fourth of July is just around the corner. Fireworks are always a big part of the fun. Espec  Read Full Story >>

Keeping Teen Drivers Safe

P.A.M.P.A. cares about the health and safety of your children and family. Our safety topic this month is Keeping Teen Drivers Safe. Teen Drivers Dri  Read Full Story >>

Obesity Prevention

Many studies support the concept that childhood obesity often leads to obesity and its medical complications in adulthood. Because of that, we are doin  Read Full Story >>

The Media And Your Child

One of the questions we are asked on a regular basis is, “How much TV or video game use is too much?” We support the American Academy of Pe  Read Full Story >>

Bicycle Safety

During these warm summer months, and as our children head back to school, they are likely still enjoying riding their bicycles. Bicycling can be an enj  Read Full Story >>

Vaccination Schedule

At PAMPA we know that vaccines are safe and effective, saving many lives every year. We strongly encourage all families to fully immunize their childr  Read Full Story >>

Obesity Resources

The New Year often is a time for resolutions. One of the most popular resolutions each year is "To Lose Weight." As you consider your own hea  Read Full Story >>

Accidental Ingestion of Batteries And Magnets

Each year nearly 3500 people swallow mini disc or button batteries. The National Poison Center tells us that most of these button batteries pass throug  Read Full Story >>

Behavior Modification

Probably most parents have said something along the lines of "If I had a quarter for every time I told (enter your child's name) to stop doing (en  Read Full Story >>

The Importance of Annual Sports Physicals

Now that school is in full swing for most of PAMPA-land, families are completing their checklists for the year ahead. The Annual Sports Physical appear  Read Full Story >>

Prevention of Insect Bites

Summer is a time for more outdoor activities for most children. However, along with the fun come the bites of mosquitoes and other insects, some of wh  Read Full Story >>

Effects of Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand smoke is the smoke from a burning cigarette as well as the smoke breathed out by smokers. It contains over 7000 chemicals, and around 70 of   Read Full Story >>

Vaccines Save Lives

Vaccines save lives. It is a statement of fact. In this age of information and technological advance, it's easy to forget that we previously existed   Read Full Story >>

The Importance of Sleep

Sleep problems in children are some of the most common problems that parents face. Sleep problems can lead to a disruption in daytime routines, irrita  Read Full Story >>

Bullying is NEVER okay!

My mother always said, “It’s not funny if the one being teased isn’t laughing, too.” Everyone kids around every now and again,   Read Full Story >>

Pediatric obesity - Strong4life.com

Pediatric obesity is a significant health problem in our nation and in our state. In fact, Georgia has the second highest pediatric obesity rate in the  Read Full Story >>

Prevention of Pediatric Obesity

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the prevalence of pediatric obesity has reached epidemic proportions. The AAP recommends this easy way  Read Full Story >>

Heat Related Illness

Dear PAMPA families, our friends at CHOA have provided us with some helpful information on heat related illness. See the statement below, with the atta  Read Full Story >>

Fun in the Sun

As the kids return to school, we hope many are still able to enjoy these last long summer days with trips to the pool and playing outside. As part of   Read Full Story >>

FDA Sheds Light on Sunscreens

'Tis the season for fun in the sun. Where's your sunscreen? How much protection does it give you? Are you confused about the way suncreens are labeled?  Read Full Story >>

Allergic Eye Symptoms

P.A.M.P.A. cares about the health and safety of your children and family. Our prevention topic this month, deals with the prevention of allergic sympt  Read Full Story >>

Updated AAP Recommendations on Car Seats

Below is a policy appearing in the April issue of Pediatrics, the peer-reviewed, scientific journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).    Read Full Story >>

Medical Journal The Lancet Retracts MMR-Autism Study

February 02, 2010 05:00 PM   A controversial study linking autism to the popular MMR vaccine has been retracted by The Lancet, after the study'  Read Full Story >>

Bronchiolitis

WHAT IS BRONCHIOLITIS? Bronchiolitis is a disorder caused by viral infection of  the respiratory system, specifically the small air tubes of   Read Full Story >>











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