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Managing Screen Time: Balancing Technology Use for Children

In today's digital age, technology plays an integral role in our daily lives, offering endless opportunities for learning, entertainment, and connection. While screens can be valuable tools for children's education Read More

The Importance of Immunizations

Children are surrounded by bacteria and viruses. Some of these bacteria and viruses can cause serious, even life-threatening diseases like meningitis, hepatitis, and tuberculosis. Immunizations safeguard your child’s health, and Read More

Managing Asthma Symptoms in Kids

Asthma symptoms often first begin to manifest early in childhood when their immune systems are still in the process of developing. These symptoms can affect your child's quality of life Read More

What Is Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?

What Is Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease? Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common condition in children. It’s caused by viruses, including enterovirus. The incidence of hand, foot, and mouth Read More

When Should You See Your Pediatrician?

As parents, it's natural to feel concerned about your child's health and well-being, especially when they're experiencing symptoms or discomfort. While many childhood illnesses and injuries can be managed at Read More

How Often Should My Child Be Seeing a Pediatrician?

Here’s the scoop on why you should be bringing your little ones in to see a pediatrician regularly. It's important that you make time to bring your children in to see Read More

Common Childhood Illnesses: Recognizing Symptoms and Knowing When to Seek Help

No matter how healthy your children are, the day will come when they will have childhood illnesses. Some symptoms are quite obvious, like vomiting and diarrhea, but knowing when to Read More

The Importance of Well-Child Visits

Pediatric Healthcare Associates and Dr. Mary Strength are here to provide the care that your child needs to stay healthy. For example, we can give your little one well-child care Read More

What To Expect at a Behavioral Health Evaluation

As a parent, it’s only natural to be curious about your child’s behavior. Is your child’s behavior normal, or is it a sign your child needs help? A behavioral health Read More

The Importance of Regular Well Visits

You want to safeguard your child’s health, but you can't do it alone. You need some help. Regular well visits to your pediatrician can protect your child’s health by providing Read More

When to See a Pediatrician for a Sore Throat

A sore throat is common everywhere, including in Waxahachie, TX. It can affect both adults and children. When it is your child who has a sore throat, you may be Read More

The Importance of Early Childhood Vaccinations

Children are one of the most vulnerable age groups because a child’s immune system is not as well developed as that of an adult. Early childhood vaccinations play an important Read More

Childhood Obesity: Causes, Risks, and Strategies for Prevention

Childhood obesity affects approximately 30% of children in the U.S., and numbers continue to rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity is one's body mass Read More

Best Ways To Prevent Ear Infections

Ear infections are common in children because their ears are not fully developed, and it can be difficult to properly drain fluid. Ear infections can be brutal, and it can Read More

The Role of Pediatricians in Early Childhood Development

Monitoring your child’s development is an important part of what a pediatrician does. It’s important to visit your pediatrician, because child development is a complex area and needs the expertise Read More

Diagnosing Learning and Developmental Disabilities in Children

Is your child living with learning and developmental disabilities? Dr. Jean Strength and the team at Pediatric Health Care Associates in Waxahachie, TX are here to help ease the path. Diagnosing Read More

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