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El alcohol y su hijo: lo que los padres deben saber: (Alcohol and Your Child: What Parents Need to Know)

Una de las drogas consumidas en mayor exceso en los Estados Unidos es el alcohol. El alcohol es, además, una droga que muchas personas comienzan a usar a una edad muy temprana. Aunque es ilegal que los menores de 21 años tomen bebidas alcohólicas, muchos niños se inician en el alcohol bastante antes de llegar a esa edad. Cuanto antes empiezan a consumir alcohol, más alto es el riesgo de tener problemas con la bebida más adelante en la vida. Aquí le presentamos información de American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) para ayudar a los padres a comprender los peligros del alcohol y cómo prevenir su consumo.

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    We wanted to make everyone aware that we are moving our office location to 1403 Foulk Road, Suite 103. We will be in the new location January 14th. The building is in the same complex it is just closer to the entrance (3 buildings closer). There will be signs help you find the new office. This was at the discretion of the landlord. We apologize for the inconvience.
     
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    Fortunately most children in our practice have been vaccinated against Hepatitis A. It is an excellent vaccine and should protect you child if he/she was exposed. If you child has not had the vaccine, call our office during our normal hours and we can schedule you for a vaccine visit. The Hepatitis A vaccine given within 2 weeks of exposure, will protect against getting the disease. Hepatitis A is a self limited disease (meaning it will go away on its own) with vomiting and diarrhea, If you child starts to look Jaundiced (yellow) please call our office. https://www.delawareonline.com/story/life/2019/04/11/buffalo-wild-wings-customers-may-have-been-exposed-hepatitis/3440297002/?fbclid=IwAR0xAYLMY7HAMvN-ofpqSrL4-Vw0o9I9YLpBw4r9A_4iMj1eJWcdcf0SIdU
     

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