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CDC Announces Increased Autism Rates
Dr. Bob weighs in on the CDC's new study on The Huffington Post. Click here to read Dr. Bob's blog and join in the discussion.

Join Dr. Bill as he kicks off the 2010 Dr. Sears L.E.A.N. Training & Certification
Jan. 22-24, 2010, in Denver, CO. Com join the L.E.A.N Revolution where we are creating a world of healthier, happier children. Click here to learn how you can become a Dr. Sears Certified L.E.A.N. Coach.

Dr. Bob & Sinupret For Kids team up to support New York's Fresh Air Fund
Click here to watch Dr. Bob's fun video on how to stay healthy for the holidays. For every view, one dollar is donated to the Fresh Air Fund.

Dr. Bob's Swine Flu Vax Radio Interview
Discussing the Swine Flu, the regular Flu and their vaccinations. Click here to listen.

Tips For Keeping Your Children Healthy During Flu Season
The best thing you can do to keep your children from getting the flu is to strengthen their immune system and keep little hands clean. Click here to read Dr. Sears tips on keeping your children healthy through the flu season.

Watch Dr. Jim on TVO.org
with Cheryl Jackson. Discussing: The Importance of Attachment. When children are securely attached to a parent, they have better relationships and are better learners - for life. Click here to view the show.

 

 

Topic of the Week:
Bathing Babies

Most babies are over washed and in reality, newborns don't get very dirty. Click here for tips on sponge bathing, when to give first bath and how to make bath time fun.

Question of the Week: Reading Food Labels
"Could you tell me how to calculate the percent of sugar in an item by looking at the nutrition label?"

Speaking Engagements Click here to see if Dr. Sears is visiting a town near you.

Dr. Jim on The Doctors, weekdays
Watch for Dr. Jim starring as one of four medical experts on a new one-hour daytime talk show called, "The Doctors." Dr. Jim as resident pediatrician discusses various medical topics with three other experts in their fields; an OBGYN, plastic surgeon, and an ER doc. "The Doctors" premiered September 8th, click here for local listings, to contact the doctors, tell your story, and preview a cool trailer and much more.


 

What's Going Around?
Wintertime Illnesses

Winter is officially here! The next few months are the busiest of the year here at Sears Family Pediatrics. Our waiting rooms are flooded with kids with the flu, coughs, the flu, colds, and the flu. More often then not, the parents are just as sick. Click here for a complete discussion on these common wintertime illnesses, how to treat them and most importantly how to avoid them by boosting your child’s immune system.

Dr. Jim & Rachel Ray Discuss Hidden Dangers in Your Home
Dr. Jim shares some tips with Rachel Ray on what every house needs to be safe. Click here to learn more about these common hidden dangers and how to make your home a little safer this holiday season.

Updating Seafood Advice
We are writing the USFDA to revise their current seafood guidelines for pregnant women and children, which is now more than five years old. Click here to read the letter.

Four Swine Flu Vaccines Approved by FDA
The FDA just approved four versions of the pandemic H1N1 (or "swine" flu) vaccine, expected to become available as early as the first week of October. Click here for a run down by Dr. Bob on each of these four vaccines.

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