• Labor Day Hours

    Pediatrics West will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day. Tuesday, September 8th we revert to our non-summer hours: All offices will be open Monday through Friday from 7:00am – 8:00pm. Hours for the holiday are as follows: Saturday, September 5th, 2015 – Westford office only 9:00am-5:00pm Sunday, September 6th – Westford office only 10:00am-1:00pm

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  • The Clinical Implications of HPV Infection CME/CE

    Rachel Caskey, MD, MAPP Released: 06/26/2015 Since the first vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) was introduced in 2006, its uptake has lagged behind that of other vaccines recommended for the same age group, namely, Tdap and meningococcal MCV4 vaccines. And although pediatricians, family medicine providers, nurses, and other healthcare providers have learned much about HPV

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  • Important Britax Safety Notice

    Britax is conducting a voluntary recall of certain ClickTight model convertible car seats in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Transport Canada. The car seats and model numbers included in this recall are identified on www.BritaxClickTightConvertibleRecall.com. This recall does NOT involve the actual return of product. All registered owners are automatically

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  • Allergy Awareness Discussion

    Do you or one of your loved ones suffer from allergies? Join Allergy West on August 19th to learn: How to Use an Epinephrine Auto-Injector & How to Read Food Labels Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 5:30pm Location: Allergy West, Suite 103, 133 Littleton Rd, Westford, MA 01886*  *No Food or Drinks Allowed in

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  • Autism Insurance Resource Center Update

    Phone:1-800-642-0249 or email: info@disabilityinfo.org MassHealth Coverage for ABA Therapy Update MassHealth is working with its managed care plans to add ABA coverage and anticipates that this will be in place by October 2015.  In the meantime, they are making ABA services available now to children under age 21 through a special process of MassHealth prior

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  • Pollen Allergies 101

    Classic Seasons: Trees- March through beginning of June Grass- June through August Weeds- Mid-August through October Mold- after spring thaw and late summer/fall months • Hot, dry, windy days are usually the worst for pollen allergy sufferers! Ragweed pollen can travel 500 miles via the wind • Rainy, cloudy days usually reduce pollen allergy symptoms

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  • Allergy Tips

    Source: Allergies and Asthma: What Every Parent Needs to Know, by the American Academy of Pediatrics. WHEN TO SUSPECT AN ALLERGY Here are some common clues that could lead you to suspect your child may have an allergy: Repeated or chronic cold-like symptoms that last more than a week or two, or develop at about

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  • Tick Time

    This is the time of year when deer ticks seem to be everywhere.  Nurses at Pediatrics West are flooded with questions from anxious moms about what to do in the case of a tick bite. When I advise parents about Lyme disease, first and foremost I stress the importance of prevention.  Bug repellants do not

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  • Sign-up for e-statements

    e-Bills are an environmentally friendly and efficient way to receive your bill every month. e-Bills send a paperless bill of all your charges electronically instead of through the mail. By following the instructions in the email you can securely review your bill online. e-Bills is a free service that saves time and allows you to

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  • Pediatrics West is your Family-Centered Medical Home

    What Is a Family-Centered Medical Home? “The Medical Home is accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective care.” (AAP policy statement, 2002, reaffirmed 2008). This means our practice, as your Medical Home, is a central resource for all of your child’s care needs. In a Medical Home, your doctor, nurse practitioner or physician’s

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