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Common Sense for Coronavirus

Common Sense for Coronavirus

We know there is a lot of worry and anxiety surrounding the recently classed pandemic of Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19. We want to assure you that our office will do everything we can to help your family and to prevent the spread of the disease.  read more…

Spring Fever is Almost Here

Spring Fever is Almost Here

Spring is coming! With the rash of warm weather that we have been having, our least favorite part of spring is almost here; seasonal allergies are repeated or frequent cold-like symptoms that can last for a week or two at a time, around the same time every year. Most allergies are easy to spot by the reaction closely following your child spending time around a particular allergen like cats or pollen. The most common symptoms to look for in your children are: read more…

Screen Time and Your Family

Screen Time and Your Family

During the colder months, it can be hard to have fun activities planned for you and your family. This can lead to some increased screen time for both you and your children. Here are some tips on how to structure media time for the family.  read more…

The Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment for the Flu

The Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment for the Flu

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it’s also flu season. While looking for signs of influenza in your family is less fun than looking for a Christmas Tree or for those holiday decorations that you just know you left in the second box to the right in the hall closet last year, here are some signs, symptoms, and advice for this year’s flu season.  read more…

Mental Illness Awareness in Children

Mental Illness Awareness in Children

As young parents, it can be challenging to know what is normal childhood misbehaving and behavior or what is something that might need a longer conversation with your Pediatrician. Mental Health disorders in children are more common than you might think, and the earlier you and your child can get the help you need, the better it will be in the long run. Here are a few tips on how to spot the signs that signal that you need to make a call to our office.  read more…

The Signs of School Failure

The Signs of School Failure

The school year has begun! 

It’s an exciting time for you and your children, so many new milestones, fun new activities, and learning that will take place this year. The school year can bring more than a chance to learn something new into your household though. It can mean more stressful evening and morning routines, and the anxieties of school failure. read more…

Summer Safety Part Two

Summer Safety Part Two

Summer time is the best time to have fun and have new experiences with your family. There are a few ways to make sure that you have a great summer. Part Two of our series on Summer Safety is full of helpful tips! 

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Why Get a Well Check?

Why Get a Well Check?

When you are starting your back to school checklist, make sure that you have a Well Check scheduled with your Pediatrician. Well Checks are the backbone of preventative medicine. They establish a baseline of health for your child, help us spot anything unusual, and let us talk about your child’s development and educational needs.

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Summer Safety: Part One

Summer Safety: Part One

Welcome to the best time of the year! Its summer, and that means quality family time spent at the pool, the beach, outside in the yard, or a good relaxing day indoors. With summer comes a few safety issues that may not be as prevalent throughout the rest of the year. We want to help you and your children have a happy, healthy, and safe season, so here is the first part of our series on helpful tips to having a great summer!

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Linton Hall Pediatrics is Open for All!

Linton Hall Pediatrics is Open for All!

Dr. Amster, M.D., FAAP, and Dr. Kemerer, M.D., FAAP, are excited to announce that Warrenton Pediatrics opened a second location, Linton Hall Pediatrics in Gainesville, Virginia on May 9th, 2019. Linton Hall will have all the same familiar faces that our patients have come to know, along with the additions of two new Nurse Practitioners.

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