Tag Archives: Pediatrician

Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults

The use of e-cigarettes is unsafe for kids, teens, and young adults. Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm adolescent brain development, which continues into the early to mid-20s.1 E-cigarettes can contain other harmful substances besides nicotine. Young people who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future. What Are E-Cigarettes? E-cigarettes are electronic devices that

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Dr. Christine Tang Join Metropolitan Pediatrics

We, here at Metropolitan Pediatrics, have an exciting announcement to make. We have added a new member to our family. We would like to introduce Dr. Christine Tang, our new full-time pediatrician Christine Tang, DO is a Board-Certified Pediatrician, who has always had the passion to provide preventative care and education to the pediatric population. Growing up in a large family, Dr. Tang loved

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When to Call the Pediatrician

If your child is two months or younger and has a rectal temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) or higher, call your pediatrician immediately. This is an absolute necessity. The doctor will need to examine the baby to rule out any serious infection or disease. You also may need to notify the doctor if your child is between three and six months

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