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Urgent Care or Emergency Room?

Many times, your child does not get sick during “regular office hours.” Inevitably, it is after 5 PM, when your pediatrician’s office is closed.  As a parent, it is often hard to figure out, can this wait until tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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Car Seat Safety

Bumps n’ Bruises Pediatric Urgent Care encourages all parents to talk about their child’s car seat and requirements as they grow with their pediatrician. The American Academy of Pediatrics changed their recommendation in April of 2011, advising parents to keep … Continue reading

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The Flu

Bumps n’ Bruises Pediatric Urgent Care wants to remind you that the influenza season is in full swing. The “flu,” caused by the influenza virus, is more dangerous to children than a cold, which can be caused any number of … Continue reading

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Athletes & Concussions

Bumps n’ Bruises is aware that contact sports including football, but any other activities that put a child or adolescent at risk of a violent movement or blow to the head or body that causes the brain to move rapidly … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Safety

The holidays are upon us and in full swing; Bumps n’ Bruises would like to remind parents about some kitchen safety.  Never hold your child while you are trying to cook over a range top.  This is a burn hazard … Continue reading

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