News & Events

Forced Family Fun!

In today’s society, we often find ourselves becoming more and more separated from our own family members in our own homes.  Our children are spending more time on electronic devices, often alone to entertain themselves.  As early as 2-3 years of age, children have their own tablets and can even navigate their parent’s phones and devices without help.  Our teenagers... Continue Reading »

FDA Warns Against Amber Teething Necklaces

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted parents, caregivers and health care providers to the safety risks that jewelry used for relieving teething pain pose for children. The agency warned that they should not be used to relieve teething pain in children or to provide sensory stimulation to persons with special needs, such as autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The FDA... Continue Reading »

5 Parenting Goals to Start the New Year

Making your family better, stronger, more harmonious in 2019 may not require a complete overhaul, but rather a few strategic tweaks. Instead of making the same-old lofty NYE resolutions to hit the gym and eat healthier, here are five concrete and tangible parenting goals to set for the year ahead. Keep kids riding rear-facing as long as possible, up to the limits of their car... Continue Reading »

Summer Tips 2018

Summer is on its way- FINALLY! And here are some great summer health tips… Avoid extreme heat High temperatures can be extremely dangerous, especially for the very young and the elderly. Stay out of the direct sun and seek shade when possible Schedule outdoor summer activities in the early morning or late afternoon Drink plenty of fluids Wear light colored clothing Wear... Continue Reading »

Walk-In Sick Visits!

Starting June 1st, Williamsville Pediatrics will be altering our walk in hour schedule.    The walk-in hours will be as follows:     Monday      5pm-6:30pm Sat               8am-11am These times are meant for new, acute complaints such as cough, sore throat, ear ache, or rash. If your child has a chronic or complicated issue, you may be asked to... Continue Reading »

Through Your Child’s Eyes

Do you have a child that struggles with attention issues?    Difficulty with reading or math?   Or the middle/high school hurdle for many - organization? It’s one thing to read about learning and attention issues. It’s another thing to see them through your child’s eyes. Experience firsthand how frustrating it is when your hand won’t write what your brain is telling... Continue Reading »

Screen Free Week is Coming!

In 1999, statistics showed that children and adolescents spent more than 3 hours a day on average watching TV.  Today, with the multiple media formats available, children are now spending more than 7 hours a day on average using TV, computers, phones and other electronic devices for entertainment. With the increasing availability of media, some of which has inappropriate content, it... Continue Reading »

Fidelis Insurances

We have learned that some patient's were notified that we are no longer accepting Fidelis insurance, however THIS IS INCORRECT!   We continue to accept this insurance will keep doing so in the future.    If you have questions about our practice and your insurance, please call us at 631-3510.... Continue Reading »

New HPV Vaccine Schedule Gives Reason to Start Early

Press Release from the CDC For Immediate Release: Wednesday October 19, 2016 CDC today recommended that 11- to 12-year-olds receive two doses of HPV vaccine at least six months apart rather than the previously recommended three doses to protect against cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. Teens and young adults who start the series later, at ages 15 through 26 years,... Continue Reading »