Lately, I have seen several patients in my clinic concerned about their child’s skin. It seems that during this time of year, as the weather gets colder and the air gets drier, I see an increase in the number of patients concerned about rashes and patches of dry skin. I thought skin development would be a good topic to discuss this month in conjunction with some cold weather skin protection and safety tips.
The holidays of come and gone with family togetherness, delicious foods, and sweet, sugary treats always at our fingertips, and most of those have gone back to our normal daily routines. It is always this time of year that I feel parents commonly come to me with the same question: "Why is my child such a picky eater?" Read more.
by Seth Webb - November 20, 2018
by Seth Webb - October 23, 2018
Halloween is a fun and exciting time! Little ones all dressed up as their favorite superhero, princess or videogame character.
With flu season just around the corner, I wanted to take a few minutes to talk about influenza and the importance of getting the annual flu vaccine for your child this year
Strep throat is one of the most common complaints seen in the pediatric office. It is usually an illness that occurs during the winter months into early spring but, with school back in session, it is something we are seeing even now.
Words with Webb: Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease
by Seth Webb - August 15, 2018
Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a very common, mild viral infection seen in the pediatric population that is highly contagious. Most often we see it in the summer and autumn months, but it can be spread year-round.
Believe it or not, we are weeks away from the start of the 2018-2019 school year. As every summer comes to an end, it's time to start looking at your child's vaccine records and making sure they are up-to-date.
by Seth Webb - June 28, 2018
Swimmer's ear is a type of ear infection that causes inflammation to the ear canal. It is also called otitis externa, meaning outer ear infection, and believe it or not it does differ from a typical ear infection.
College is just around the corner for new grads. A UnityPoint Clinic provider offers some tips for their health.
Typical flu seasons run from October or November thru early spring. Peak times generally run from January to February, this is the time you are most at risk! Getting your vaccine now can help prevent you from getting the flu in the coming months.