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Make the Diagnosis: Winter 2015

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A 12-year old boy presents to his pediatrician for a 2-month history of cough, postnasal drip, and nasal congestion.

When Diet and Exercise Aren't Enough

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Read a case study about a 17-year-old girl with severe obesity who presents to the Healthy Weight Clinic for weight management.

Acute Otitis Media or Something More?

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Read a case study about a 3-year-old boy with concern for intermittent low-grade tactile fevers for 3 days and development of left-sided ear pain.


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The HMO movement attempted to curb expenses by creating the primary care gatekeeper, yet medical costs continue to spiral out of control.

What Urgent Care Is—And Is Not

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Urgent Care is a safe, effective, and convenient solution for families seeking high-quality pediatric care outside their primary care physician’s office hours.