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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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December 2016 English/Spanish Newsletter


HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!! As we come to the close of the year, all of us at Edinburg Children’s Clinic would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support. We wish for you and your family a safe and happy holiday season and a New Year that is […]

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November 2016 newsletter English/spanish


HAPPY THANKSGIVING Some Tricks for Teaching Children Gratitude Surprise them. Avoid too many choices. Surprises help children see something as a gift, not an entitlement. Having too many choices can bring unhappiness because you are always wondering if you can get something better. 2. Find some time each day to […]

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October 2016 newsletter Eng/Span


Healthy Halloween A good meal prior to parties and trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats. Consider purchasing non-food treats for those who visit your home, such as coloring books or pens and pencils. Wait until children are home to sort and check treats. Though tampering is […]

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September Newsletter english / spanish 2016


Babies and young kids can sometimes sleep so peacefully that we may forget that they are even there. It can also be tempting to leave a baby alone in the car while we quickly run into the store. The problem is that leaving a child alone in a car can […]

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