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Kindergarten Roundup: Preparing Your Child for School

Kindergarten Roundup: Preparing Your Child for School

If you’re the parent of a four- or five-year-old, you know what’s just around the corner: pre-kindergarten and kindergarten! Before you send your little one off to the big school, there are a few things you’ll want to make sure they have taken care of first. We’ve...

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How to Stay Healthy through Cold and Flu Season

How to Stay Healthy through Cold and Flu Season

November is the perfect time of year. The air is cool, the holidays are coming, you’ll soon be with friends and family…and everyone is getting sick. It’s just what happens in late fall. At least that’s what we’re led to believe. But could you and your family stay...

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Provider Spotlight: Dr. Kevin Meilak

Provider Spotlight: Dr. Kevin Meilak

I chose pediatrics because kids are joyful, resilient and constantly surprise me. Pediatrics focuses on preventing illness from occurring, which is especially important for children. Developing healthy habits and learning to care for yourself at an early age leads to...

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Signs And Symptoms Of Childhood Asthma

Signs And Symptoms Of Childhood Asthma

Asthma is the leading cause of long-term illness in children, affecting about 7 million kids in the United States. Those numbers have been going up, and experts aren’t sure why. Most children have their first symptoms by age 5, but Asthma can begin at any age. If your...

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When Should You Take Your Child to Walk-in Care?

When Should You Take Your Child to Walk-in Care?

As a parent, you of course want the best for your children. When they’re hurt, you hurt. And when they need more than a Band-Aid and hug, you want to get them the help they need. But where do you take them? Is the emergency room the right choice? How about urgent...

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Affiliation & Brand Announcement

Affiliation & Brand Announcement

Lee’s Summit, Raintree, and Blue Springs Pediatrics are now collectively called Community Choice Pediatrics—An Affiliate of Children’s Mercy.

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