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Getting books from health care providers will soon be a routine part of regular pediatric checkups.
Foram Mankodi, M.D., began seeing patients at the Belle Plaine clinic July 13.
Five residents are the first to begin work in the new Mayo Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program in Eau Claire.
Adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, are negative events in a child’s life that can have lasting effects on health and well-being. There are multiple ways to build and strengthen a child’s resilience and help lessen the consequences of ACEs.
Despite some fluctuating oxygen levels at birth, Lauren Hoel went home shortly after her birth in November 2011. But four days later, when her parents brought her in for a routine well-baby visit, they requested Lauren's oxygen levels be retested.
Your 15-year-old son is getting a ride home from school with one of his friends. His buddy pulls out a device that looks like a USB flash drive. But it isn’t a computer device at all. It’s a Juul, a trendy vaping device among teenagers and young adults, and he asks your son if he is interested in trying it.
Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30 percent of children. It’s a common concern for many parents. Most often, constipation affects preschool-age children but can also occur in older children.
At least once in a lifetime, almost everyone will experience a nosebleed. They are fairly common for adults and children, especially during dry winter months. Why do nosebleeds occur?
Sending your child to a summer camp for a week can be frightening for you and your child, especially if it’s their first time. You may have questions, and we can answer them for you.
Wellness is a family affair for Katie Meyer. The Eau Claire, Wisconsin, woman, her two children and mother see the same physician and care team at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire and have for the past decade.
The holidays are here, and toys are a great way for children to learn and become good problem solvers. Sometimes, though, our good intent can lead to a child being cut, bruised, poisoned, shocked, suffocated or choked by unsafe toys.
Vaccinations are an important way to keep your child safe and healthy. Some parents have opted out of having their children vaccinated because of a fear that immunizations lead to autism. A 2015 study dispels the myth.
For parents, it can be hard to tell whether your child’s illness requires antibiotics or if there are other ways to effectively treat his or her symptoms. To prevent overuse of these drugs, it’s important to know when home remedies can be used instead of antibiotics.
Twenty-one years ago, Cheri Olson, M.D., helped welcome twins Kinsey and Sydney Freitag into the world. Soon, she’ll help deliver Kinsey’s first child, ushering in a fourth generation of the family.
Whether it is time for a well-child visit, a preventive exam or a bigger health concern, Cheryl and Dan Meyer and family, including their adult daughters and young grandchildren, call Sarah Strahm, a family nurse practitioner at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. As a Family Medicine provider, Strahm takes care of patients of all ages and life stages.