California Measles Update

There are now 103 confirmed cases of measles in California in twelve counties and now there are 2 confirmed cases in Marin County.  The California Department of Public Health has helpful information and updates on the situation.  It is extremely important to make sure your children are immunized completely and on time.


Helpful Answers to Questions About the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

Health officials have identified 39 people in four states, including California, who have contracted measles.   These cases are linked to the outbreak that started spreading at Disney theme parks in Southern California in mid-December.  Here are some helpful answers to the most commonly asked questions about this outbreak. The best way to protect against measles is to receive the MMR vaccine.


Healthy Eating Tips For The New Year!

Happy New Year!  Here are some great healthy eating tips for your children and you!  Developing healthy eating habits when your children are young will go a long way to help them become healthier eaters throughout their lives. 


Holiday Safety and Mental Health Tips!

'Tis the Holiday season! Stay happy and safe with holiday safety and mental health tips from the AAP!


Ebola- Information for Parents

There is a serious outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa. There have been a few cases in the United States and even though it is very rare-- parents want to and should have accurate knowledge about Ebola.   The American Academy of Pediatrics provides helpful answers for parents to some common questions and also provides useful links for further information.