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  • May: A Time to Celebrate Graduates and Mothers!

    May 1, 2012

    I encourage everyone to go to my professional Facebook Pages!  We are highlighting both graduates and mothers.  Please post photos and make a short statement on how important this person is to you! https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/MacKoul-Pediatrics-Fort-Myers/122410771177269 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dr-Annette-M-St-Pierre-MacKoul/118549098165082 I try to update the Facebook page more often than this page.  I often state that I will to better and I’ll definitely ...

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  • 3-21-12: What’s Going Around?

    March 21, 2012

    Busy week so far … I am continueing to see Strep Throat, Vomiting and Diarrhea, and Ear Infections. I am also seeing quite a few viral infections consisting of low grade fevers (

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  • Sorry for the Lack of ‘Blogs’

    March 17, 2012

    A dad in the practice said to me yesterday, “I was wondering if anything was going around, so I got onto your website to see your blogs and it had been a long time since you blogged.” He is right. The ‘winter’ season has been so busy with sick children and families. I will make ...

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  • Pinterest!

    February 19, 2012

    One of my patient’s parents told me about Pinterest! I’m on-line now and love this site. Check it out! www.pinterest.com

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  • Tylenol Recall

    February 18, 2012

    http://www.tylenol.com/ McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of McNeil-PPC, Inc., is voluntarily recalling, at the wholesale and retail levels, seven lots, approximately 574,000 bottles of infants’ TYLENOL Oral Suspension 1 oz, Grape, distributed nationwide in the United States. McNeill received a small number of complaints from consumers who reported having difficulty using the infants’ TYLENOL SimpleMeasure dosing system ...

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  • WINK-TV Reports

    February 15, 2012

    http://www.winknews.com/Eye-on-Health/2012-02-09/Texting-and-driving-bill http://www.winknews.com/Eye-on-Health/2012-01-12/New-studies-on-children-and-sleep http://www.winknews.com/Eye-on-Health/2012-01-05/Infants-infections-and-new-acetaminophen-dosing http://www.winknews.com/Eye-on-Health/2012-02-02/Kids-and-Humor

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  • WINK TV’s CW 6 News This Morning

    January 19, 2012

    http://www.winknews.com/Eye-on-Health/2012-01-19/Your-child-alcohol-and-research

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  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Reminders

    January 17, 2012

    Remember to talk to your children about why they had the day off! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTh8YYzIN5s

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  • WINK-TV topic today and update on the infant formula recall.

    January 5, 2012

    Here’s the link to the WINK-TV segment from today: http://www.winknews.com/News-This-Morning/2012-01-05/Infants-infections-and-new-acetaminophen-dosing

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  • Update on Infant Formula Concerns

    December 26, 2011

      Update on Enfamil Newborn Formula: Mead Johnson Nutrition reports that new round of rigourous testing on samples on a batch of Enfamil Premium Newborn Powdered Formula did not detect any presence of Cronobacter bacteria. These results were confirmed from independent agencies as well and reported by CNN, Reuters, the Associated Press and others. The U.S. ...

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  • All the Information about Formula Recalls!

    December 23, 2011

    Our deepest sympathies to the infant’s family who died this week.  Our prayers are with another infant’s family who is ill in Missouri as well.  Due to the two infants falling ill in the same state who drank the same formula, Walmart voluntarily withdrew the formula from their shelves. The rare infection is Cronobacter sakazakii.  It ...

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  • Journal Review

    November 26, 2011

    http://kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_center/healthy_eating/portions.html http://kidshealth.org/kid/index.jsp?tracking=K_Home http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Sexual-Abuse.aspx http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/24602/9053/204510.html?d=dmtContent http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/HealthyLivingIndex/HealthyLivingIndex http://www.gerber.com/public/default.aspx

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  • Thanksgiving 2011

    November 20, 2011

    Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude.  ~E.P. Powell So once in every year we throng Upon a day apart, To praise the Lord with feast and song In thankfulness of heart. ~Arthur Guiterman, The First Thanksgiving As we express ...

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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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