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Recipe for Healthy Holidays: Food for Thought

Holidays can bring out the relaxing, upbeat best (and sometimes the hectic,tense worst) in kids and parents. These times highlight the challenges of effective parenting. They are a "tester" of sorts. How can parents promote the warm atmosphere…
Virtual Visits with Dr. Vani
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Virtual Visits are Here!

Meet With a Doctor from Home We're excited to announce that MD Pediatrics is now offering virtual visits! You can now meet with Dr. Vani, Dr. Forbes, or Dr. Kincaid from the comfort of your own home for limited types of appointments.   If…
Amanda Medical Mission

Pediatric Care, At Home and Abroad

I’m Amanda Whisnant, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at MD Pediatrics. I love taking care of your children at our Flower Mound office. For the past 10 years, I’ve also been traveling to Belize as a volunteer to provide medical care for children…
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The Flu Vaccine: Your Family's Best Protection

I often have parents tell me that they vaccinate against the flu because they don't want sniffles, fevers, and body slowing down their family. This is certainly a valid reason for receiving the flu shot, but it’s important to remember that…
Dr. Fitz on antibiotics
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The Importance of Vaccines: Video

It's okay to have questions about vaccines, and we're here to give you answers. Dr. Vani explains what vaccines are, how they work, and why we support vaccination for children at MD Pediatrics. Transcript: Vaccines: Why are they important? Dr.…
Dr. Fitz on antibiotics
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Flu Mist Update: Video

Have you heard? The FluMist wont be available for the 2016-2017 flu season, meaning that everyone will need to get the shot. Dr. Fitzgerald explains this decision and affirms why you and your family should receive the flu vaccine this year. Transcript: Dr.…