A measles outbreak that started at Disneyland in California is spreading further across the country and into Mexico as people who were infected on their vacations take the virus home to unvaccinated family members. ead the entire article here
Long before you’re fretting over whether your kids are dabbling in drugs at some high school party, you’ve most likely seen them high on sugar — from cakes at birthday parties, Halloween candy, Christmas cookies, the list goes on and on. To read the entire article, click here
You’ve probably heard that a nasty respiratory virus is making its way across the nation, infecting kids and sending some to the hospital. It’s called enterovirus D68. The virus presents as a normal cold, but the symptoms can rapidly escalate. Those with asthma or other respiratory disorders are especially at risk. In severe cases, it can […]
MVP Kids Care’s very own Dr. Mark Patton is a pediatrician is featured in a story on KPHO.com. Over the past month he said he’s seen a jump in patients who are having trouble breathing which could be symptoms of the Enterovirus. “The new one that’s come out is enterovirus-D68. It’s primarily a respiratory virus, […]
We are thrilled to announce we have become the official pediatricians for local news show, The Now Arizona weekday’s on ABC 15 at 4:00pm. What does that mean exactly? It means MVP Kids Care is the now station’s go-to physicians office for any medical related news and news stories to keep you informed, updated and […]
A Valley school closed down after parents claim to have found traces of mold in certain areas. At home tests were conducted and were found to be positive. However, Dr. Shulski explains, don’t be too quick to react to home testing.
When school starts back up, parents get so preoccupied with the stress of immunizations and school supply shopping that they tend to forget their children could be experiencing even worse anxiety about going back to school. The doctors at MVP Kids Care in Phoenix understand it is common for kids to be anxious before they start school […]
Newborns should be placed securely in a rear-facing car seat in the middle of the back seat, says Dr. Christie Frakes, Arizona-based pediatrician and medical consultant with MVP Kids Care. Firmly secure all latches and the shoulder harness so your baby is secure and comfortable. To read the entire article, click here