Children's Health

A child’s well being and health is constantly evolving as he or she reaches different stages of development. It is often difficult to diagnose what is wrong with a child if they are unable to articulate their symptoms of an illness. Children’s health can range from developmental disorders, acne, allergies, or behavioral problems.

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by our physicians
By Dr. Robert Matlock & Dr. Vijay Thangamani
Is the baseball player in your family looking to be the starting pitcher on the mound? Click here to get the full wind up on preventing overuse injuries in baseball pitchers.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Learn how to improve your child's balance.

By Dr. Mia Taormina
Measles is a highly contagious infection caused by a virus. Please read the commonly asked questions about measles including symptoms, treatment and the MMR vaccine.

By Dr. Stankiewicz
Bug bites and stings are a common problem in the spring and summer months. They are usually harmless and more of a nuisance than a serious health concern. Occasionally, they can cause infections or allergic reactions that may need to be addressed by a health care professional. Parents should know the signs of infection or an allergic reaction and when and how to take action.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Skin Health

By Meghan Bramer, MMS, PA-C
Swimming is a popular past-time for many families. Most kids enjoy spending the day out by the pool, but this can wreak havoc on the skin.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Receive expert advice from our Allergy and Asthma physicians with helpful answers to the most commonly asked allergy and asthma questions.

By DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics
Breast feeding is very good for you, as well as your baby. To help you get off to a good start and make sure that your baby is getting enough breast milk, it’s important to nurse every one and a half to three hours – or at least eight to 12 feedings in a 24-hour period.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics
Use DMG’s Kids Menu Makeover as a guide for sensible yet tasty alternative foods and a healthier overall lifestyle.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
As families begin to spend more time outdoors participating in soccer games, swim lessons and trips to the water park, there is no doubt that sun protection should be a top priority for parents caring for themselves and their children in order to avoid sunburns.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Skin Health

By Dr. Boettcher
Pneumonia is a reaction in the lungs caused by bacteria, viruses, or other irritants, which results in the air sacs of the lungs filling with pus or other body fluids.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

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