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Welcome Masako Suzuki

The pediatricians and staff at Children’s Medical Center are excited to announce that Masako Suzuki has joined our team of Mental Health providers. Masako Suzuki is a Licensed Professional Counselor with an emphasis of trauma-focused psychodynamic approach. Masako incorporates Synergetic Play Therapy (SPT) in her practice and utilizes play materials as a means to communicate symbolically. Masako has […]

Welcome Dr. Becky Gaensbauer

The pediatricians and staff at Children’s Medical Center are excited to announce that Dr. Becky Gaensbauer has joined our group of pediatricians. When Dr. Becky was an undergraduate at Brown University, she majored in Development Studies and became interested in global health. This interest led her to complete her Master’s in International Health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, […]

Online Appointments Scheduling Options in My Chart

Schedule Well Child Appointments Online with MyChart

Families who have signed up for a MyChart account can now schedule well child appointments online. Online appointment scheduling is available for patients two years of age and older for appointments 30-90 days in the future. This is a feature that many patient families have requested, and Children’s Medical Center is excited to include it […]

AAP News on Bug Sprays for Kids

We encourage all children to be active to stay healthy. Summer time offers great opportunity to play outdoors which may expose your child to bites from ticks and mosquitos. West Nile virus is one illness spread by mosquito bites. Apart from limiting outdoor activity in times of high mosquito activity (dusk and dawn) and wearing […]

Courage Classic 2014

Team CMC successfully completed its 10th ride in the Courage Classic which raises money for Children’s Hospital Colorado. 35 riders strong, almost $19,000 was raised.  Team captain Dr. Spero spearheads our efforts in this noble cause every year. Our team is rumored to have earned “the most enthusiastic team” this year.  Team CMC loves riding and will […]

Distracted Driving

Are you Driven to Distraction? Did you know that Hands Free is NOT Risk Free Did you know that up to 90% of all car crashes are due to Driver Error and that 26% of car crashes involve cell phone use Click on this link to learn more interesting facts We at Children’s Medical Center wish […]

Iodine Supplementation in Pregnancy and Lactation

There was an interesting article in this month’s Pediatrics which discussed the importance of iodine supplementation in pregnancy and lactation. Iodine is typically found in the diet as iodide and is necessary to produce thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone is crucial for brain development in children. However, the article states that even mild iodine deficiency in […]

Evenflo Car Seat Recall

Report Receipt Date: APR 03, 2014 NHTSA Campaign Number: 14C003000 Component(s): CHILD SEAT Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,368,649 All Products Associated with this Recall Child Restraints Brand NameModelProduction Dates EVENFLOCHASE – EVENFLOMAESTRO – EVENFLOMAESTRO PERFORMANCE – EVENFLOMOMENTUM 65 – EVENFLOSECURE KID – EVENFLOSNUGLI ALL-IN-ONE – EVENFLOSNUGLI BOOSTER – EVENFLOSURERIDE DLX – EVENFLOSYMPHONY – EVENFLOTITAN […]

Buckle up EVERY Trip

In honor of last month’s Child Passenger Safety Week, we would like you to review the importance of buckling up your most prized possessions, your children, EVERY time they are in the car.

Influenza Vaccinations

For the 2013-2014 Influenza season we are presented with a unique circumstance with respect to 2 different types of inactivated influenza vaccines that are licensed as an intramuscular injection beginning at 6 months of age. For the first time several manufacturers are producing a tetravalent influenza vaccination (2 strains of influenza A and B) that […]