IMPORTANT - Rock 'n Play Recalled due to pediatric deaths
Under pressure from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Fisher-Price has recalled 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play infant sleepers following reports of infant deaths.
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FLU UPDATE 2018-2019
Here at Dowd Medical, we believe that all children (and adults) should receive an annual flu vaccine. This is the best way to prevent influenza infection in each of us and the best way to reduce the spread of this very infectious virus.
GET ACTIVE !
Did you know? Women of all ages who get enough physical activity can reduce their risk of heart disease and cancer — the most common diseases women have to worry about. Men get more physical activity than women. We can change this — let’s move!
Balancing your relationship with your child as they enter the peer dominated teen years can be challenging.
Meet Madison Shannon, LICSW
Madison Shannon, LICSW has been with Dowd Pediatrics since 2015. She provides behavioral support to our patients and helps connect them with mental health resources in the community.
Vaping, Juuling, E-cigarettes . . . How to talk to my teen
We are seeing and hearing a lot about middle and high school kids vaping or juuling these days. It's important that we all speak to our emerging young adults about the risks and why NOT TO VAPE.
Surgeon General Report on Vaping
While the news about Influenza can be quite scary, here are some resources to help you manage your child who may have flu-like symptoms