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Staying Safe Outside this Summer

As school lets out and we transition into summer mode, it is important to ensure our children’s safety in the heat and around water. It is important to limit the time children are exposed to the sun, especially in the hottest parts of the day. To prevent dehydration...

Childhood Obesity-A National Epidemic

Childhood obesity in the United States is an epidemic. About 25% of children are overweight and 20% are obese. Being obese can lead to many other medical problems, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and cancers, just to name a few. Obesity doesn’t...

Measles-What you need to know

Measles is on everyone’s mind these days-and rightly so. Since the outbreak that originated in Disneyland this past December, there have been over 100 measles cases across the country. Of those infected, many did not receive the measles vaccine. An infected person can...

Welcome to the Mi Salud Clinic!

Hello! My name is Dr. Anne Maiden, DO, FAAP. I am a pediatrician at Valle del Sol’s Mi Salud Clinic, and I am excited to get the opportunity to utilize this blog to talk with you about important health issues, and to give you some cool tips and facts on how to stay...