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Florence, KY 41042

Tips, Trends, & News

Parenting Tips – Does My Child Need Stitches?

Parenting Tips – Does My Child Need Stitches?

Most children have had at least one accident, if not more. Whether it’s a scrape, cut, or just a bruise, how do I know if it requires stitches? Here Are Some Ways to Tell If Your Child Needs Stitches If after applying pressure for at least five minutes and the...

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Dr. Janson Is Retiring on July 1st…

Dr. Janson Is Retiring on July 1st…

We wanted to let you know that Dr. Janson is going to retire on July 1, 2022. We’ve enjoyed working with Dr. Janson and wish him the best in retirement. All of Dr. Janson’s patient records will be maintained at Pediatrics of Florence. If you have any...

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Does My Child Need A Tetanus Shot?

Does My Child Need A Tetanus Shot?

Because established tetanus is often fatal, even with expert treatment, prevention is of paramount importance. The two major means of preventing tetanus are immunization and wound care. All children need to get a tetanus shot. If bacteria come in contact with a wound...

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10 Safety Tips For The Winter Months…

10 Safety Tips For The Winter Months…

Whether winter brings severe storms, light dustings or just cold temperatures, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has some valuable tips on how to keep your children safe and warm. What to Wear Dress infants and children warmly for outdoor activities. ...

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Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Over the Holidays

Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Over the Holidays

The holidays are a time for family get togethers, traditions, and treats. A lot of strange things will be introduced to your young ones for the first time. Unfortunately, children and new things sometimes add up to hospital visits. The following are some tips on...

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When Is it Appropriate To Leave My Child Home Alone?

When Is it Appropriate To Leave My Child Home Alone?

Every parent will eventually face the inevitable question: When is it appropriate to leave my child home alone? And every parent will come to a different conclusion. This question can’t be answered by a definitive age; you must consider many factors, each of which...

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What Should You Feed Your Child When They Have Diarrhea?

What Should You Feed Your Child When They Have Diarrhea?

The BRAT diet (Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast) was once a staple that most pediatricians recommended for children with an upset stomach. The idea was that it gave the gut a chance to rest and reduced the amount of stool produced. Now most doctors have moved away...

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Tips to Prevent Children’s Summer Sports Injuries

Tips to Prevent Children’s Summer Sports Injuries

It’s summer and that means organized sports for a lot of kids. Below are some tips on how to stay happy and healthy in a child’s sport of choice so they can stay in the game for a lifetime!  Also, since it’s summer, make sure everyone respects the...

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Healthy Kid Tips – What Does 5-2-1-0 Healthy Mean?

Healthy Kid Tips – What Does 5-2-1-0 Healthy Mean?

“5-2-1-0 Healthy” is a public education campaign helping families, schools, communities and physicians to raise awareness of nutritional and physical activity daily guidelines. Its straightforward message represents important steps that you and your...

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Tips For Keeping Your Young Children Safe Around Water

Tips For Keeping Your Young Children Safe Around Water

Water is one of the most ominous hazards your child will encounter. Young children can drown in only a few inches of water, even if they’ve had swimming instruction. Vacation time is a great opportunity to develop family memories and enjoy time with your kids....

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Warm Weather Woes: Summer Safety Tips For Your Child

Warm Weather Woes: Summer Safety Tips For Your Child

Summer is just around the corner, and with all the fun in the sun that comes along with this adventurous season, there are just as many—if not more—dangers to be wary of. Taking the proper precautions ahead of time can save you and your child pain and discomfort in...

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The Dreaded Stomach Bug and How to Deal With It…

The Dreaded Stomach Bug and How to Deal With It…

It’s scary when your child is throwing up! If your family falls prey to stomach viruses this year, we all know how horrible it can be. Luckily, it tends to go away in a few days leaving most of us wiped out, but okay. Children are smaller and have less ability...

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Our Holiday Hours

Our Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving – Closed Day after Thanksgiving – 8am-12pm No walk ins, Billing Department Closed December 13 – Closing at 3:30pm for our Christmas Party December 23-27 – No Walk ins. Patients by appointment only.  Christmas Eve...

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How to Make Thanksgiving Fun and Healthy For Your Kids!

How to Make Thanksgiving Fun and Healthy For Your Kids!

Yep…Thanksgiving is the favorite holiday for some of us, so we’ve put together some tips to make the holiday healthy and fun this year! Involve Your Kids In Preparing For the Big Day! Make Thanksgiving decorations Plan activities for your guests. Other...

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Facts About The Common Cold And What To Do About Them…

Facts About The Common Cold And What To Do About Them…

A runny nose, scratchy throat, and nonstop sneezing — you can’t miss the signs of a cold. But mystery shrouds a lot of other things about it. It has been around for centuries, and there is no cure. There is no vaccine for the common cold. This miserable...

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How to Recognize, Prevent, & Care For Cellulitis

How to Recognize, Prevent, & Care For Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a skin infection affecting the tissues beneath the skin. Different types of bacteria can cause cellulitis and the most common are group A streptococcus and staphylococcus. Cellulitis requires medical attention because short term it can cause fever,...

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7409 U.S. Highway 42
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