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Learn more about the many general medical services offered at Health Services of North Texas locations.

How Do I Know if My Child Has RSV?

01/28/2023

Recognize the signs and symptoms of RSV with these tips, and find out when a visit to the doctor may be necessary.

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Four Tips to Prepare for the COVID-19 Vaccine

01/15/2023

The COVID-19 vaccine allows patients to protect themselves and their families from the virus. Learn how to prepare for this vaccination at our clinic.

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How Should I Care for my Infant with RSV at Home?

12/29/2022

Always see a doctor if you suspect your child has RSV. After that, use these at-home RSV care tips to help keep your child comfortable.

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How Did My Kid Get RSV, and Is It Contagious?

12/13/2022

RSV is a contagious virus that can make young children sick. Learn how this virus may be prevented at home or schedule a pediatric sick visit today.

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What do Doctors Check for During a Sports Physical?

11/30/2022

Sports physicals are a great way to stay on top of your child's health. Learn what happens during a physical exam and how our pediatricians work here.

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How Often Should Children Get Wellness Visits?

11/12/2022

During a wellness exam, a pediatrician checks your child's development while assessing for any issues. Read about this form of preventive care here.

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What Can Cause Problematic Breathing in Children?

10/30/2022

Important information about what could cause breathing difficulties in children and what to do if your child is having trouble breathing.

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Should I Bring My Child to the Doctor for Stomach Pain?

10/21/2022

Does your child have stomach pain? It may be time to schedule a pediatric sick visit. Learn more about these appointments from a trusted pediatrician.

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Why Are Immunizations Important for Children?

09/30/2022

Vaccines play a crucial role in immunizing children from deadly and debilitating diseases. Find out which vaccines are recommended at each age.

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New Safety Guidelines for Your Sleeping Baby

09/25/2022

Stay up to date with the latest guidelines for infant sleeping to ensure the health and safety of your baby.

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Here's What to Do If Your Child Tests Positive for COVID-19

08/27/2022

If your child has COVID-19 symptoms call a pediatrician and get a pediatric sick visit or telehealth appointment. We can provide guidance and support.

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Are Your Child Immunizations Up to Date for the New School Year?

08/26/2022

Most school districts require certain vaccines. Make sure your child is ready for the new school year by updating their vaccinations.

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How to Access Your Immunization Records - August 2022

08/10/2022

Here's a step-by step guide using screenshots on how to access your health record

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Here's Your Guide to Family Immunizations

08/02/2022

It can be hard to determine which vaccines you need and when, but family immunizations are designed to give everyone the protection they need.

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Introducing James Pinkston, DSW, LCSW

08/02/2022

Health Services of North Texas welcomes Dr. James Pinkston to the behavioral hea

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Introducing Lijo Abraham, FNP

07/14/2022

Health Services of North Texas welcomes Lijo Abraham, FNP to our team

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What Conditions are Treated with a Pediatric Sick Visit?

06/21/2022

A pediatric sick visit may be needed if your child has a fever or persistent cough. Our pediatricians explain what happens during a sick visit here.

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I Am Pregnant. Are Immunizations Safe Before Giving Birth?

05/25/2022

Immunizations during your pregnancy can help keep you and your child safe before and after their birth. Find out more about prenatal care here.

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Can I Schedule an Urgent Care Visit for my Child’s Allergic Reaction?

04/28/2022

Pediatric urgent care clinics can treat mild to moderate allergic reactions. Learn more about allergic reactions from our pediatric practitioners.

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Autism Acceptance Month - A Message from Dr. Ellepola

04/15/2022

For Autism Acceptance Month we asked Dr. Ellepola to speak about autism

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