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Headed Outside This Winter? Remember Winter Sports Safety

As we head into winter with snow, it is a good time to remember now how important it is to wear head gear/helmets when sledding. 

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Buckle Up — Not Just This Fall, but All the Time!

With the onset of fall and winter inclement weather, it is a good time to review the guidelines for seatbelt use. Seatbelt safety is a cornerstone of child safety that has become ingrained in American culture. Childhood and infant mortality has dropped since parents began following recommendations to keep infants and small children in the back […]

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Influenza Season is Around the Corner: Prepare Now

Every fall Jefferson Pediatrics participates in one of the most important and effective disease prevention programs at our disposal, the influenza immunization program.  The flu is a significant respiratory illness that comes every year, beginning in December or January, and lasting into March or April.  The flu virus is notorious for changing itself from year […]

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Electronic Medical Records Now Implemented

On November 1, 2011 we completed our implementation of eClinicalWorks, our electronic medical record system as a means of streamlining patient documentation within our practice and maintaining the forward-thinking position of the practice.  The new medical records have helped our patients in many ways: We are able (in most cases) to ‘e-prescribe’ our medications, which […]

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