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Pediatricians urge vaccines for whooping cough

...pertussis in Juneau prompted two local pediatricians to recommend more people get vaccinated...babies," said Dr. Marna Schwartz, a pediatrician at SouthEast Alaska Regional Health...situation, said Dr. George Brown, a pediatrician with Glacier Pediatrics and a member...
CDC: Doctors prescribing fewer antibiotics for kids

ATLANTA - The push to get pediatricians to stop prescribing antibiotics for the wrong illnesses is paying off a bit, a new government report found.Since the early 1990s...

...served by SEARHC."I'm happy to go back. I love being a clinician," she said. "I feel incredibly fortunate to be a pediatrician, to have that role in people's lives."Though she's available to see all patients, 0-18, Schwartz has some specialized...
Cheerleading needs sports safety rules, docs say

...and potentially as dangerous as a sport and should be designated one to improve safety, the nation's leading group of pediatricians says.The number of cheerleaders injured each year has climbed dramatically in the last two decades. Common stunts that...
SEARHC dentistry now welcoming all tiny teeth

...children in the communities SEARHC serves, from Hydaburg to Yakutat.What makes a pediatric dentist different?"We're the pediatricians of dentistry is the easiest way to put it," Sanzone said. On top of the general dental training, pediatric dentists...
Juneau pediatrician wins national award

...Named after the late pediatrician who worked at the University...Pediatrics. It is awarded to a pediatrician who has made a demonstrated...Prevention Funds, there are few pediatricians who have Brown's breadth...contributions." As a general pediatrician working with the Alaska...
Pediatrician returns to Juneau

Glacier Pediatrics is adding pediatrician Dr. Kathy Stepien to the staff. She begins seeing patients on July 1. Stepien returns to Juneau after completing medical school at the University of Washington and her pediatric residency at the Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin.
Childhood charms draw pediatrician back to Alaska

...grades first through seventh at local schools when her Air Force family left the state in 1990. Last year she returned as pediatrician Dr. Shallon Craddock, to work at Tanana Valley Clinic."I remember how wonderful my childhood was here," Craddock said...
Running, for this 65-year-old pediatrician, is a way of life

Juneau pediatrician Dr. George W. Brown tells his young patients that people were meant to move around. And he speaks from experience. "We are...
Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time a newspaper article by Harvard pediatrician and medical school professor work, Sampson began approaching pediatricians with an idea to prescribe cooking during...received more than 140 requests from pediatricians for the as-yet unborn magazine...


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