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Preparing Your Child For A COVID-19 Test

No one is immune from becoming infected with the COVID-19 virus, and although children are less vulnerable than our older populations, they still may need to get tested. Preparing your child for a COVID-19 test can help to prevent it from being a scary proposition for your little one. … Continue reading

Flu Vaccine Is Coming!

Medical professionals often joke that every flu season is a brand new flu season, but that saying has never been more true than in 2020. While we are still many months away from a COVID-19 vaccine, the annual flu vaccine is expected to start arriving within the month and it will be very important to get as many people in the community vaccinated as possible. … Continue reading

Choking Hazards In Infants And Toddlers

Choking is the leading cause of injuries among young children and infants.  One child in the US dies from choking every five days, and 75% of deaths occur in children under three. Let’s look at common choking hazards in infants and toddlers and what parents can do to prevent it from happening. … Continue reading

NOW SCHEDULING WELL VISITS!

Cobb Pediatrics is open for business and hoping to see you soon. Now is the perfect time to schedule your child’s wellness checkups, sports physicals, and recommended vaccinations. We have gone the extra mile to ensure our office is a safe place for patients and staff. … Continue reading

Scoliosis Facts for All Parents to Know

Three million adolescents are diagnosed with scoliosis each year. Although this condition can affect a person at any age, young adults are among the most frequently diagnosed. If you have a child approaching adolescence, note these important scoliosis facts so that you can recognize the signs as quickly as possible. … Continue reading

Warnings and Risks Associated with Teen Vaping

If you somehow didn’t know that vaping is dangerous for young kids, teens, and young adults, let’s set the record straight. Yes, vaping is very dangerous. If you’re still not convinced, or your teen isn’t, here are factual warnings and risks associated with vaping. … Continue reading