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Tamalpais Pediatrics in the News...More on the MMR Policy

Earlier this week, we posted about an article in the Marin IJ that mentioned our MMR policy.  Our local public radio station, KQED, also did an segment on the rising rates of personal belief exemptions in our community and once again quoted Dr. Branco.
Posted: 8/22/2013 7:38:49 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Breastmilk - "Fresh, Local and Sustainable"

Our colleage Dr. Tracey Hessel, a pediatrician at the Marin Community Clinics, recently wrote an op-ed for the Marin IJ about breastfeeding that we really enjoyed and agree with.  Click here to see the full article.

Posted: 8/19/2013 7:41:17 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Tamalpais Pediatrics in the Best Buddies Challenge

Many of you may be familiar with the Best Buddies organization, or maybe you've seen the posters around Marin for the Best Buddies Challenge.  Best Buddies is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Posted: 8/19/2013 7:40:34 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Personal Belief Exemptions in the News

Today's Marin IJ contains a story "Number of Marin children without vaccinations continues to grow; health officials worried" which mentions the Tamalpais Pediatrics policy related to the MMR vaccine, and even has a "sound bite" from Dr. Branco about why we feel the MMR vaccine is important enough to require all of our patients have it by the age of two.

Posted: 8/19/2013 7:39:39 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Marin County - #1 for Children's Health

Why not share some good news to start off our Facebook and Twitter feeds?  Recently, US News and World Report published an article on "America's 50 Healthiest Counties for Kids" and Marin was #1. 
Posted: 7/31/2013 7:35:45 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

New Ways to Connect with Us - Facebook and Twitter

Here at Tamalpais Pediatrics, we've spent some time working on new ways to connect with you and share useful and interesting information.  We are now on Facebook and Twitter.  You can choose to get emails from our blog, status updates on Facebook or tweets on Twitter.
Posted: 7/29/2013 7:34:56 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Our New Website - Live!

As of this morning, our new website is up and running!  The address is the same, take a look - www.tamalpaispediatrics.com - and let us know what you think. 

There are many new features, including links to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Healthy Children website, the KidsDoc Symptom Checker and lots of information and resources for you and your family.

Posted: 6/12/2013 7:33:07 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Infant Sleep Class - June 27 in Novato

Sarah Middleton, an infant sleep consultant and parent coach, will be returning to our Greenbrae office on Thursday, June 27th at 12:15PM.  Sarah will be doing a lecture on Sleep from 0 to 12 months, discussing babies' sleep needs and how best to help your baby learn good sleep habits.
Posted: 6/10/2013 7:32:22 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Costco Berries and Hepatitis A

Once again, an infectious disease transmitted by food is in the news.  This time, it's Hepatitis A instead of Salmonella, Shigella or E. Coli.  Hepatitis A is caused by a virus that can be transmitted by someone who is infected and handles food. 
Posted: 6/10/2013 7:31:14 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

New Website - Coming Soon!

We have been hard at work transferring all of the information from our website to our new site, which will still be at: www.tamalpaispediatrics.com.  The new site will include all of the same information as our current site, as well as the KidDoc Symptom Checker from the AAP HealthyChildren.org site, and parent resources from the American Academy of Pediatrics. 
Posted: 6/10/2013 7:29:40 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

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