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  • Journal Review

    November 12, 2011

    http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/237543.php http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/237446.php http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/talk/financial_woes.html http://kidshealth.org/Features.jsp?lic=1&feature=30 http://kidshealth.org/teen/index.jsp?tracking=T_Home

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  • Please Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!

    October 31, 2011

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  • Weekly Journal Review

    October 16, 2011

    http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/236003.php http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/235999.php http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/235990.php http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/236037.php http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/236016.php

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  • Health Tap is a Wonderful Resource!

    October 15, 2011

    https://www.healthtap.com/experts/10009406-dr-annette-st-pierre-mackoul#answers_tips_guides Just when I had a free hour or two this morning, I got productive and busy with this new site.  Check it out!

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  • Are You the Parent of a Colicy Baby?

    October 15, 2011

    I found this wonderful website and service: http://www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/colic.htm 1 – 800 – nocolic Really nice site with good advice and information – most of all, good support if you find yourself at wits-end.

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  • Review of This Week’s Articles!

    October 10, 2011

    This study is all over the morning news! http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/235726.php This shows that it’s never too young to start: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/235712.php Teenager’s health dominates: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/235664.php Know what your kids are watching and eating: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/235707.php

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  • Facebook Professional Pages! Please log on and ‘like’ us!

    October 8, 2011

    The page for MacKoul Pediatrics Fort Myers is: https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/MacKoul-Pediatrics-Fort-Myers/122410771177269 The page for Dr. Annette M. St. Pierre-MacKoul  is: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dr-Annette-M-St-Pierre-MacKoul/118549098165082

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  • Avon Calling!

    September 28, 2011

    http://drmackoul.avonrepresentative.com/ Hi everyone, I decided to try to start a new concept in my office.  I love Avon products and am trying to start to sell them through the office.  All profits will go into a ‘fund’ that will go back into our community.  I am always asked to sponsor schools, patients, organizations, etc…  This will give ...

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  • Dos and Don’ts of Pregnancy

    September 27, 2011

    Last Thursday, I started a series on WINK-TV’s CW 6 on Pregnancy Dos and Don’ts.  We were hoping to get through 2/5 categories but only got to discussing Beauty and Hygiene.  The link for part 1 is: http://www.winknews.com/Eye-on-Health/2011-09-22/Healthy-Kids-Pregnancy-Questions-Part-1 In doing the research, I found that the whole question about eating fish warranted some further explanation.  I’ll summarize it ...

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  • quotes about family

    September 5, 2011

    I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich.  ~Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, “Identity Crisis,” M*A*S*H Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life!  ~Albert Einstein It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.  ~Johann Schiller The family is a haven in a ...

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  • Labor Day Quotes

    September 2, 2011

    Sometimes it’s important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it’s essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow. ~Douglas Pagels, These Are the Gifts I’d Like to Give to You   ...

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  • 9-2-11: What’s Going Around?

    September 2, 2011

    Well back to school has brought lots of illness to our children. Yesterday and today, we had record numbers of ill children. Most of what we are seeing involves sore throats, aches and pains, stomach pains, some vomiting and diarrhea, headaches and dizziness. Some have been Strep Throat and most have been ...

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  • 8-31-11: What’s Going Around?

    August 31, 2011

    Full day in the office today brought many injuries.  From thumbs to ankles to knees, I saw just about every injury there could be.  Remember for any injury: R = Rest, I = Ice, C = Compression, and E = Elevation.  RICE.  For the older kids, an aleve twice a day for seven days works great ...

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  • Quotes of the Day!

    August 31, 2011

    If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.  ~Mark Twain Who lies for you will lie against you.  ~Bosnian Proverb No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.  ~Abraham Lincoln A half truth is a whole lie.  ~Yiddish Proverb A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely ...

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  • Positive Attitudes

    August 31, 2011

    The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so; but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and ...

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  • Medical News Today

    August 30, 2011

    This is a great resource for the latest pediatrics and children’s health research from prestigious universities and journals throughout the world. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/sections/pediatrics/

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  • Another wonderful website!

    August 30, 2011

    http://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx?nfstatus=401&nftoken=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000&nfstatusdescription=ERROR%3a+No+local+token

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  • 8/30/11 A Day in the Office

    August 30, 2011

    I was lucky to only have worked this morning today! Today for illness, I am seeing some ear infections, sore throats, coughs, and some children with muscle and joint pains with lethargy. Most of these are viruses – meaning that they will get better on their own. Ear infections are always treated ...

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  • Sunday Morning Journal Review

    August 28, 2011

    Some great ideas and up to date news: http://kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_center/index.html http://www.aap.org/topics.html http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/24479/36146/1409924.html?d=dmtContent http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/index.html http://teenshealth.org/teen/school_jobs/college/freshman_15.html http://www.mayoclinic.com/health-information/ http://www.healthanswers.com/?page=technology http://www.gerber.com/public/default.aspx

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  • Another Great Website – Florida Department of Health

    August 27, 2011

    It’s a New Day in Public Health. The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts. http://www.doh.state.fl.us/

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