Category Archives: Health Tips

Summary of Health Tips on this site.

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Vegan Chocolate Mousse 1 ripe avocado 1/4 cup of pure maple syrup 1/4 cup of unsweetened almond milk 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract   Purée until smooth and serve chilled. Here’s another healthy recipe to satisfy … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease & Tick Bites

Lyme disease and tick bites Now that spring is here and people are spending more time outside, we get lots of questions over the phone or in the office about Lyme disease. I am going to briefly outline answers to … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Bites

There are many creative ways to make brownies healthier. Here is one that we love by Daphne Oz. You would never know that the healthy ingredient was sweet potato! Sweet Potato Bites ingredients SWEET POTATO BROWNIE BITES     •    1 … Continue reading

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Back To School 2013

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Returning To Work and Breastfeeding

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Asthma Spacers

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Calming A Fussy Baby

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Mother’s Support Group

Looking for a Mother’s Support Group in the area? Wareham Pediatrics is happy to inform you that there is an upcoming Mother’s Support Group for mother and babies 0-1 years of age. The group starts Friday, December 7 and will … Continue reading

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Sun Safety Week

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Spring Time 2012 and Children’s Health

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Treating and Preventing Sunburn 2012

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End of Year 2011 Check List

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Winter Safety Tips For Children Dec 2011

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Dental Health

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Pain of Vaccines

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Newborn Feeding

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What Can I Do About Mosquitoes

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Bullying: A Serious Issue

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Injury Prevention

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Development & Behavior

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Development & Behavior

If you child is in of a mental health or developmental health specialist check out these links prepared by Bianca Robinson, our care coordinator. Developmental Medicine Referral Guide Mental Health Resources Guide

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Strep, Lyme, EEE, etc

top of page EEE Lyme Croup Strep Lice

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Sports Medicine & Ortho

The Sports Medicine Clinic at Children’s Hospital Boston is a wonderful resource for physicians and patients in this area.  Click here to find a list of patient education resources that you may find helpful.

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Sports Medicine & Ortho

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Summer 2010 Safety Guide

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April 2011 is STD Awareness Month

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Smoking Cessation

The bottom line is: TOBACCO KILLS you and your kids!!!!!! If you smoke, stop smoking NOW. Never Start Smoking. Keep you and your kids away from second hand smoke. Stay away from chewing tobacco and other recreational uses.

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Nutrition & Obesity

GetAmericaFit reports: -Obesity is the #2 cause of preventable death in the United States-60 million Americans, 20 years and older are obese-9 million children and teens ages 6-19 are overweight-Being overweight or obese increases the risk of health conditions and … Continue reading

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Children with Special Needs

  In the United States there are an estimated 35-43 million people with physical and mental disabilities.

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Mental / ADHD / Neurology

Experts tell us that 8% of all children have ADHD. Click here if your child needs to be seen for an ADHD visit. top of page Depression Anxiety Bipolar ADHD Suicide Oppositional Conduct Learning Eating Autism

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Asthma Allergy

  If your child needs to be seen for an Asthma visit, please review this link for more information.

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Concussion head injury

Each year, U.S. emergency departments treat an estimated 135,000 sports- and recreation-related TBIs, including concussions, among children ages 5 to 18. Athletes who have ever had a concussion are at increased risk for another concussion. Children and teens are more … Continue reading

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Pregnancy & Feeding

top of page Pregnancy Health Feeding Post Partum Life Stages

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Car & Travel

The CDC reports that… In 2009, about 3,000 teens in the United States aged 15–19 were killed and more than 350,000 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor-vehicle crashes. Young people ages 15-24 represent only 14% of … Continue reading

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Vaccine Information

  We feel strongly that all children should be immunized. Learn about our vaccination philosophy and find out about our flu clinics.

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Media Screens

A national survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that with technology allowing nearly 24-hour media access as children and teens go about their daily lives, the amount of time young people spend with entertainment media has risen dramatically, especially … Continue reading

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Health Links

You can Navigate thru our Health Links sectionsorread WPAdvisor postsorscroll our health tips. These links offer suggestions but are not our medical recommendations.Contact us directly or through the Patient Portal for your medical questions.

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When to Go to ER

A 2005 national study by the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project analyzed emergency department visits in community hospitals (like Southcoast Hospitals) and found that upper respiratory infection, such as sinusitis, strep throat, and croup, was the most common condition that accounted … Continue reading

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In Case Of Emergency

Wareham Police/Fire 911 Tobey Hospital 508-295-0880 Massachusetts Poison Center 800-682-9211 or 800-222-1222 Suicide Prevention 800-273-TALK (8255) or Suicide Hotline: 800-Suicide 800-784-2433 Teen Suicide Hotline: 800-252-TEEN (8336) NSTAR GAS/ELEC 800-592-2000 National Grid 800-322-3223 Mass Road Conditions 617-374-1234

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Hot Health Topics

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Adolescents & Teens

Between 1990 and 2000, the number of Teens ages 12 to 19 soared to 32 million, an increase of nearly 4.5 million. Their 17 percent growth rate far outpaced the growth of the rest of the population… the United States … Continue reading

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WPA Advisor

If you are seeing this, you have attempted to link to the UpToDate widget but are experiencing a problem. Please visit UpToDate for more information. Search AAP patient handouts and resources

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Smoking & Tobacco Cessation

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Nutrition & Obesity

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Adolescents & Teens

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Children with Special Needs

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Mental / ADHD / Neurology

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Asthma & Allergy

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Concussion & Head Injury

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Pregnancy & Feeding

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Car & Travel

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Vaccine Information

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Media, Video Games, TV

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Health Links

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WPAdvisor

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When to Go to ER

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In Case of Emergency

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