November Newsletter 2017 English/Spanish


  Happy Thanksgiving! Recipe of the month: Tortilla Crusted Chicken 6 boneless- skinless chicken breasts (4-6 oz. each); 1/4 Cup all-purpose flour; 2 eggs, beaten; 5 Cups restaurant-style tortilla chips; 3 TBP vegetable oil; salt and pepper. Place tortilla chips in blender and process until have fine crumbs (pulse blender […]

Continue reading...

October 2017 English/Spanish Newsletter


Happy Halloween! Recipe of the month: Witches’ Hats  – You can make these with your children! 2 (16 oz.) packages fudge stripe cookies, 1 (9 oz.) bag Hershey’s milk chocolate candy kisses, unwrapped, 1 (4.5 oz.) tube decorating gel (orange or yellow), melted chocolate, chocolate frosting or honey to “glue” […]

Continue reading...

September 2017 English/Spanish newsletter


2017-2018 Influenza (Flu) season is almost here The influenza infection can be very serious, resulting in hospitalization or death of some children every year. The Flu vaccine is the best strategy to reduce infection and spread. Therefore, is very important for everyone to get vaccinated for seasonal influenza now. The […]

Continue reading...

August 2017 Newsletter English/Spanish


Back to School Tips Making the First Day Easier Remind your child that there are probably a lot of students who are uneasy about the first day of school. This may be at any age. Tell your child that teachers know that students are nervous and will make an effort […]

Continue reading...

June 2017 newsletter English/Spanish


The Complex World of billing – how are your Well Visits billed and what happens if a problem is found??? Medical billing is very complex and is based on a process called coding. Each service,procedure, lab and screen is billed separately. When you bring your child to the office  for […]

Continue reading...

May 2017 Newsletter English/Spanish


Acetaminophen Dosage Table for Fever and Pain   Acetaminophen (such as Tylenol, Feverall, Tempra) is an over the counter medicine used to reduce fever and pain. Improper dosing is one of the biggest problems in giving acetaminophen to children. This chart from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP),is based on […]

Continue reading...

April 2017 Newsletter English/Spanish


Water and Contact Lenses don’t Mix!!   Water can introduce germs to the eyes through contact lenses. Water can cause soft contact lenses to change shape, swell, and stick to the eye. This is uncomfortable and can scratch the cornea, which makes it easier for germs to enter the eye […]

Continue reading...

March 2017 Newsletter English/Spanish


 Recipe of the month: After school snack or breakfast on-the-go: Frozen Granola-Banana 2 Cups granola; 1 Cup creamy peanut butter; 1 Cup milk; 6 large bananas, peeled; 12 (6-in.) lollipop sticks. Place granola in a large resealable plastic bag, finely crush with a rolling pin or food processor. Place on […]

Continue reading...

February 2017 newsletter English/Spanish


HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! Celebrate with these low-sugar gelatin parfaits! 1/2 Cup sliced fresh strawberries; 3/4 Cup boiling water; 1pkg. (0.3 oz.) strawberry flavor sugar-free gelatin; 1/2 Cup cold water 3/4 Cups ice cubes; 1Cup plus 6TBP thawed cool whip lite whipped topping, divided. Place berries in 6 parfait glasses or […]

Continue reading...

January 2017 newsletter English/Spanish


Did You Have Gestational Diabetes When You Were Pregnant? Even if the diabetes goes away after your baby is born, you still have a greater chance of developing type 2 diabetes later in life, and your child from that pregnancy may have a greater chance of being obese and getting […]

Continue reading...