Potential Measles Outbreak in Alabama

We at Pathway Pediatrics are committed to providing the most up-to-date information and best practices concerning the health and safety of our patients and families. The Alabama Department of Public Health has issued information regarding the potential for an outbreak of measles in the state of Alabama. As of 4/25/19, there have been no confirmed […]

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Vaccine Policy

At Pathway Pediatrics we are dedicated to provide the best care for every child we see.  Pediatric healthcare is best achieved when healthcare providers and parents/caregivers mutually trust one another and adopt a team approach for the health and safety of the children in our practice and in our community.  Because the health of our […]

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Medical Home

At Pathway Pediatrics we strive to create a “Medical Home” for our patients and their families. The concept of a medical home was initiated by the American Academy of Pediatrics in the 1960s. As technology has evolved, organizations that look at the quality of medical care have begun to further define what constitutes a medical home […]

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Cough, runny nose & the common cold

What causes cough, runny nose, and other symptoms of the common cold? — These symptoms are usually caused by a viral infection. Lots of viruses can take hold inside your nose, mouth, throat, or lungs, and cause cold symptoms. Most people get over a cold without lasting problems. Even so, having a cold can be […]

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The Importance of Sports Physicals

It’s back to school next month, make sure you have your sports physical for the upcoming school year. If your child participates in sports, it’s important for you to schedule an appointment for your child’s sports physical. GOALS OF THE PREPARTICIPATION SPORTS EXAMINATION — The goals of the preparticipation sports examination are to: Maximize safe […]

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Calling all 6th Graders…

If your child is preparing to enter in the 6th grade, then it’s time for you’re his/her checkup and immunizations. Most schools require the immunizations and a blue slip before starting the 6th grade.  At these visits, your provider will: –       Check your child’s height, weight and body mass index –       Measure vital signs such as […]

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