Being away from home, studying for tests and the pressure to do well in college leads some young adults to feel anxious and depressed. At Regal Pediatrics and After Hours Care, we are happy to specialize in: Pediatrics, Family Medicine and Counseling Services. Our highly trained doctors have over 25 years of experience and speak…

We hear the word “asthma” often, but what exactly is this medical condition? Asthma is characterized by inflammation of the bronchial tubes with increased production of a mucus secretion inside the tubes. Some of the most common asthma symptoms include: Wheezing Coughing, especially at night and during/after exercise Shortness of breath Chest tightness, pressure, or…

From time to time we hear on the news about cases of Meningitis in College campuses. What exactly is Meningitis and what causes it? Meningococcal Meningitis is a serious illness caused by bacteria that results in swelling of the membranes covering the brain. Due to the tight living space in college dorms, Meningococcal Meningitis is…

AtAttending college is a wonderful phase for many students, however, this doesn’t mean that college students won’t get sick from time to time. Here are some common health issues for college students: *Stress *Anxiety *Depression *Insomnia *Common Cold *Flu *Stomach virus Regal After Hours Care is focused on providing personalized and professional medical care. We…

Feeding a Picky Eater It’s not easy feeding a picky eater. Sometimes we have to find resourceful ways to get our picky eaters to try something new. *Have your child pick a couple of new food items while you are both at the supermarket. For example; pick a new fruit (mango) and a new flavored…

Partnership for Food Safety Education has a wonderful website with important tips on how to handle and store food properly, as well as resources for kids; such as packing a perfect picnic. Their website is: www.fightbac.org Install carbon monoxide and smoke alarms on every floor of your home and test that they’re working properly monthly….

Many studies have showed how being bullied can have very negative effects on a child; such as low self-esteem, feeling of helplessness, depression, and more. Even after the bullying ends, many of these symptoms remain. If you think your child is being bullied, please intervene as soon as possible. Early intervention is the key to…

Baby – Health Tips: Make sure your child gets her immunizations (shots) on time to protect her from many serious diseases. If your child has missed any shots, make an appointment to catch up. Your child should be eating different kinds of healthy foods. Eating small pieces of soft table food can give your child…

Safety *Make sure the appropriate car seat is placed in the backseat *Keep home and car smoke-free *Keep hot liquids away from baby and young children *To protect baby, avoid crowded places *Don’t leave baby alone in tub or high places; always keep hand on baby *Water temperature less than 120 degrees/test with wrist first…

At Regal Pediatrics and Regal After Hours Care, we strive to keep our patients informed and up to date on medical resources. Please click on the “Resources” tab on our website (www.regalpediatrics.com) to find a list of very useful medical sites; such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National…

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