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Research Shows Parents Help Shape How Much Pain and Distress Preschoolers Feel After Vaccinations

A recently conducted study by Professor Rebecca Pillai Ridell of York University (Toronto) discovered how parents behaviors affect preschoolers experience with vaccines. Click here to view the video of her findings.

Healthy New Year's Resolutions for Children & Teens

Healthy New Year's Resolutions for Children & Teens

A new year is a new opportunity to start fresh. Many people begin thinking of some type of goal or resolution they would like to set for themselves in the new year. The AAP has created a list… view

Holiday Mental Health Tips from the AAP

Holiday Mental Health Tips from the AAP

The holidays can be a happy time of year for many people, as they gather with family and friends, exchange gifts and celebrate traditions. The changes in family routines and extra demands on time, however, can also cause some stress, especially for children. In this… view

Premium Designation for Quality and Cost Efficiency

Premium Designation for Quality and Cost Efficiency

Effective September 6, 2017 all nine physician providers of Interlachen Pediatrics will be designated as Premium providers through United Healthcare.  Each individual… view

Babies and Screen Time

Babies and Screen Time

How much time should a baby or young child spend in front of a screen? This article published on USA Today.com discusses the risks and benefits of screen time for babies and… view

FDA Alerts Consumers of Nationwide Voluntary Recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr.

FDA Alerts Consumers of Nationwide Voluntary Recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr.

Recall initiated due to a potential the devices may contain a defective par that may result in the devices failing to activate.

On March 31, 2017, the drug manufacturer, Mylan in coordination with the US FDA issued an expanded nationwide voluntary recall of certain lot numbers of the… view

AAP Emphasizes Safety and Importance of Vaccines

AAP Emphasizes Safety and Importance of Vaccines

Should politics influence healthcare?

Healthcare and politics seem to be in the news daily. One of the discussions is regarding a possible federal commission on vaccines. To this end the AAP has emphasized the safety and… view

Recommendation For The HPV Vaccine Revised

Recommendation For The HPV Vaccine Revised

On Wednesday, the CDC revised it's recommendations for the vaccine that prevents HPV.

The new recommendations are for children and adolescents between the ages of 9-14. The recommendations are for a two-dose series instead of three with the vaccines being given at least 6 months apart. For adolescents and young adults between the ages of 15-26, the recommendation of three… view

No FluMist This Season

No FluMist This Season

Interlachen Pediatrics will not be offering the flumist vaccine this flu season.

This is in accordance with the recommendations from the ACIP, the CDC and the AAP. Our office will be offering the injectable vaccine to our… view

Interlachen Pediatrics Welcomes Dr. Amber McClain

Interlachen Pediatrics Welcomes Dr. Melissa Velarde

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Melissa Velarde to Interlachen Pediatrics' team of physicians. We invite you to get to know Dr. Velarde!