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The Case for the Flu Vaccine for Flu Season 2019-2020

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH(SA) FAAP The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all people ages 6+months should receive the flu vaccine. In other words, this includes babies, toddlers, school age children, adolescents,…
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Back to School – The Pediatrician's Primer

Back to School – The Pediatrician's Primer Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (FAAP), DCH I love this time of the year.  Back-to-School.  It engenders warm, fuzzy feelings of optimism and hope as we embark on a new school year with the Jewish…
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Back to Basics

Back to Basics  Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH(SA), FAAP The Jewish holiday marathon for this season has concluded.  Children are back in school.  Sukkahs and decorations are coming down and packed away.  There’s no reason to discuss the…
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YES, GET THE FLU SHOT

It’s everywhere. Your doctor’s office. The work place. It’s staring you in the face. Here’s why your child (and you...yes parents) should have the flu shot. The flu is common and unpredictable. And it can cause serious illness and,…