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2018 Definitive Guide to the FLU VACCINE

Hylton I Lightman, MD DCH(SA), FAAP A dreaded time of the year has arrived. Total Family Care diagnosed its first documented case of influenza for the 2018-2018 flu season this past Sunday, October 7th, 2018. It’s early in the season…
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HONEY IS SWEET BUT NOT FOR EVERYONE

Rosh HaShanah is upon us. And with the holiday, we look forward to our children and grandchildren singing, “Dip the apple in the honey, Make a bracha loud and clear, L’Shanah Tova U’Matuka, Have a Happy Sweet New Year.” Jews worldwide…
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May I Have a Treat - Sugar - NO!

PUTTING SUGAR IN ITS PLACE Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP  You know the scenario.  “May I have a treat, please?”   “Just one more, Mommy.  Just one more.  I promise.  That’s it. I PROMISE”   This is about candy…
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Plastics Additives Chemicals, Oh No, Oh My

Plastics, Food Additives and Chemicals Affect Our Children  Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP In the 1967 classic film “The Graduate,” the aimless, recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock (played by the inimitable Dustin Hoffman)…
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Breastfeeding Nutritional Gold Standard for Babies

Patient Care Team As your pediatric and family care practice, our goal first and foremost is to provide the best well and healthcare, resources and information/options to our families. At Total Family Care, we stand firm on the importance…
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Summer Camp - Parents are you ready?

Schools and homework are winding down and camps are gearing up.  Sorry, my dear parents, your summer vacation from parenting never really happens.  In reality, there’s never a vacation from parenting.  But you already know that.  It’s…