Bullying affects our kids on many levels. Healthychildren.org (the American Academy of Pediatrics website for parents) can help you talk to your kids about bullying. Check out this article for more information.
East Bay Pediatrics welcomes Nora Garcia as our new charge nurse. She has graciously stepped into the shoes of Mary Gilbert, RN who retired at the end of 2014.
We are proud to introduce Dr. Courtney Pickering to our East Bay Pediatrics family. She comes to us with five years experience at a practice in San Francisco and prior to that with training at the UCSF Pediatric Residency program. Learn more about her on our physician page.
You may have heard about the many cases of measles in the state of California, originating in Disneyland at the end of December. For updates on measles cases in your area, please see the California public health website.
For more information about measles, please visit our Health Page on the topic.
Dr. Yamini Rao passed her American Board of Pediatrics exam and is now officially a board-certified pediatrician!
Violence at school always puts a strain on parents and children. In the aftermath of the tragedy in Marysville, East Bay Pediatrics would like to offer some resources to help parents and children cope http://www.healthychildren.org/English/news/Pages/AAP-Offers-Resources-to-Help-Parents,-Children-and-Others-Cope-in-the-Aftermath-of-School-Violence.aspx
Happy Halloween from all of us at East Bay Pediatrics! Be safe out there!
All of us at East Bay Pediatrics want to wish you a happy and safe Halloween. Be sure to not eat too much candy and be safe on the streets! For more safety tips, check out this page from Healthy Children http://www.healthychildren.org/English/news/Pages/Halloween-Safety-Tips.aspx.