Pediatric Specialists of Plano

The Basics of Children’s Nutrition

Find guidance and support for children’s nutrition

As Plano pediatricians, we know that you work hard to help your child stay healthy. We also know that children’s nutrition can feel like an uphill battle, but it is essential to a child’s health. Healthy eating habits can help reduce the risk of chronic illnesses and obesity later in life.

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Flu Prevention in Children

Flu prevention in children is important

2018 marks 100 years since the Great Flu Pandemic that sickened one-third of all people across the globe. Much has changed since that horrible flu season, in which 675,000 Americans died. Yet, modern strains of flu still pose a severe health threat. In fact, the CDC reports that 80,000 Americans died during the 2017-2018 flu season.

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Myths About Children’s Health

Don’t believe myths about children’s health

Starve a cold, feed a fever. As Plano pediatricians, we’ve heard plenty of health myths over the years. While some myths about children’s health are harmless—avoiding too many sugary treats is a good idea, even if sugar doesn’t really make kids hyper—other myths can risk your child’s health and safety.

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Fever in Children

How to identify fever in children

It’s late at night and your child is crying. You check on him and feel his forehead. He’s burning up. What now? As Plano pediatricians and parents ourselves, we’re familiar with the anxiety that fever in children can provoke. Fortunately, most fevers indicate that your child’s immune system is functioning as it should,

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Viral Upper Respiratory Infections and Colds

Cold viruses are spread from person to person

Colds or upper respiratory infections are viral infections of the nose and throat.  Cold viruses are spread from person to person by hand contact and sneezing, not by cold air or drafts.  Healthy children get at least six colds each year.  Usually, fever lasts up to 3 days,

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Our Phone Number

(972) 473-7777

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Pediatric Specialists of Plano
3405 Midway Road, Suite 650
Plano, TX 75093

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