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  • 1-23-13: What’s Going Around?

    January 23, 2013

    The poor children of Southwest Florida are being hit hard by Strep Throat, Influenza and a host of other illnesses!  Try to keep healthy by good handwashing, getting at least 10 hours of sleep per night, take your vitamins daily, and brush twice a day / floss daily / and rinse with mouthwash twice a day.  ...

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  • Get Ready – New WINK Segments!

    January 23, 2013

    Exciting new link coming tonight, WINK-TV’s CW 6 news segment tomorrow morning at 7:40, and the ‘Biggest Winner’ tomorrow at 4:30-6!  So much great news coming in a few short hours!

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  • Crib Recall

    January 8, 2013

    http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news%2Fconsumer%2Frecalls&id=8946062

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  • Let’s Do Something About It!

    January 7, 2013

    We all know that there is a problem with childhood obesity and lack of physical activity outside of school for our kids. I want to throw out an idea and I really hope it will take off. I am willing to get personal trainers at my office 5 days a week – I hope to ...

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  • Cool Websites for Parents

    December 31, 2012

    VaxtextSM is a mobile text program for busy parents and caregivers that helps keep your child on track with the vaccine schedule recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Healio enables you to select and tailor news and education to fit your daily practice of medicine. Designed as an in-depth specialty clinical information ...

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  • New Year’s and the Holidays!

    December 27, 2012

    Don’t forget to watch WINK-TV’s CW 6 every Thursday morning for the latest Pediatric News.  This morning we talked about realistic resolutions.

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  • WINK TV: Pacifiers and Coughs

    November 9, 2012

    See me on WINK-TV’s CW 6 every Thursday morning at 7:45 for current Pediatric Topics. http://www.winknews.com/News-This-Morning/2012-11-08/Pacifiers-and-Coughs

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  • 10-21-12: What’s Going Around?

    October 21, 2012

    It continues to be a busy ‘sick’ season.  Even I caught something this week!  I tried to get in with my doctor on Friday morning, but he was out sick! We’ve had 6 cases of the flu already this season – all have been influenza type B except for one patient.  I’ve seen about 50/50 for ...

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  • Peanut Butter Recall

    October 21, 2012

    We’ve had lots of calls to the office about the recent Peanut Butter Recalls: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/sections/food-recalls/

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  • Holiday Ideas That Benefit Charity!

    October 21, 2012

    I have become involved with 2 companies that I love and believe in.  Any profit made is donated to my favorite charities benefitting our children.  Please consider ordering your holiday gifts from these sites: http://drmackoul.avonrepresentative.com/ https://drkoul.miche.com/Home Thanks, Dr. Annette

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  • What’s Going Around this Week?

    September 16, 2012

    School’s been in session for about a month and we are in full blown respiratory and gastrointestinal illness.  We are seeing lots of sore throats but about 50% strep throat infections.  Also seeing many children with vomiting and diarrhea.  There is so much that you can do at home to make your child comfortable.  This ...

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  • Weekly TV Segments of WINK-TV’s CW 6 Every Thursday!

    September 16, 2012

    http://www.winknews.com/browser/result?q=Dr.+MacKoul&cx=016368748907385716766%3Aed-9kv6huza&cof=FORID%3A9&ie=UTF-8&x=34&y=16 You can always go to www.winknews.com and click on features.  Then click on Eye on Your Health.  The segments are always there!

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  • Ladies, Check This Out! I Fell in Love!

    September 16, 2012

    https://drkoul.miche.com/Home

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  • Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren

    September 16, 2012

    http://raisinggrands.wordpress.com/2012/09/16/we-are-not-alone/

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  • Have a Safe and Happy July 4

    July 3, 2012

    http://bss.fnal.gov/fire/4thofjuly.pdf

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  • Free Autism Screening in Southwest Florida!

    May 3, 2012

    Autism Screening Dates and Locations, May-December, 2012 May 11 Lakes Regional Library 15290 Bass Road Fort Myers, FL 33901 Contact: Joanne Fischer 533-4001, jfischer@leegov.com June 22 Family Health Center, Downtown Fort Myers 2256 Heitman Street (and Grand Ave.) Fort Myers, FL Contact: Dr. Jorge Quinonez, 278-3600, jquinonez@hcnetwork.org July 20 McDonald’s, North Fort Myers 13741 N. Cleveland Ave. North Fort Myers, FL 33903 Contact: Tina Millette, ...

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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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