The Children’s Clinic Professional Association has been providing pediatric care for babies, children and adolescents in the Jackson, Tenn., area for many years. Our pediatricians and staff are dedicated to providing excellent personal care for you and your children from birth through their teenage years.
Children’s Clinic has five pediatricians who are each committed to offering the best care for your child. Our pediatricians will play an integral part of your child’s health and well-being from infancy through the teenage years and provide personalized and compassionate care to each patient.
We’ve all felt the relief of getting home after a stressful day. As adults, most of us have developed our own coping mechanisms for getting through the day. We know what strains our brains in the worst ways and we know how to handle it. For children, especially the very young, dealing with stress can be a much more difficult task.
Swimming is great. Not only is it a solid way to cool down during the hot summer months, but it is also a great workout--as well as a whole lot of fun. Of course, water play comes with a certain set of dangers. Thousands of people die from drowning every year, and too large a percentage of those are children.
Food allergies are a serious point of concern for the modern parent. Allergic reactions are wide ranging and seemingly impossible to anticipate, at least the first time. People can watch out for the most common causes (milk, egg, soy, wheat, tree nuts, fish, peanuts, and shellfish--sometimes referred to as the Big 8), but any food can potentially cause an allergic flare-up.
Ticks are pretty horrible, as pests go. If they weren’t so wee, they’d be an easy horror movie monster--the sort of thing that could make Universal a new franchise.
Ticks are not above us on the food chain, making an excellent meal for birds and lizards and various other fauna, but they can and will feed on human blood quite happily. You can help prevent tick bites in your yard and home, and help keep your children from becoming a bug’s feast. Here’s a handy guide for waging war on the little blood-sucking arachnids.
"Achoo!" It's your son's third sneezing fit of the morning, and as you hand him another tissue you wonder if these cold-like symptoms — the sneezing, congestion, and runny nose — have something to do with the recent weather change. If he gets similar symptoms at the same time every year, you're likely right: seasonal allergies are at work.
Seasonal allergies, sometimes called "hay fever" or seasonal allergic rhinitis, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor molds release their spores, and trees, grasses, and weeds release tiny pollen particles into the air to fertilize other plants.
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