Monthly Archives: February 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics President Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Measles



Here at Legacy Pediatrics, we choose to not allow patients into our practice whose parents refuse vaccination.

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Reasons Why My Grandmother Was So Smart


Photo by Jason Stare


I had a great relationship with my paternal grandmother. I was one of 6 grandkids and the “chosen one”. My brothers and cousins would all agree that I was my grandmother’s favorite. I think it was because I was born on my grandfather’s 60th birthday and I spent many wonderful days at their house just hanging out. As I grew up, I knew my grandmother was a cool lady and she lead by example; I learned a lot from her and I continue to realize how smart she was. As a mom and a pediatrician I use her sage advice every day. Let me tell you why I think she knew what she was talking about.

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