Can Video Games make Kids Violent?
Do violent video games make kids violent ? For years parents have questioned how virtual violence, or violence seen on TV or through other forms of media, affects children’s brains. The results have been mixed. Researchers have acknowledged at least a slight increase in aggressive behavior when kids are exposed to virtual violence, but those creating violent media say the effect is negligible and can’t be blamed on violence that is only seen or experienced through a video game. Finally, research has been released that breaks down the facts about virtual violence and the effects on children.What Does the Research Say?Over ...
What Every Parent Must Know about Flu Vaccines in Orange County
At what time of year do you think most parents start thinking about flu vaccines in Orange County? Many think little about fevers, runny noses and body chills until December or January, which is often the start of the cold and flu season in California. The problem is that pediatricians can start seeing cases of influenza as early as October. It may also hold off until February or March, but there is no predicting when it will strike your child’s school or your residential neighborhood. This makes early protection through influenza vaccines essential if you want to spare your child a ...
Laguna Hills Office Move
We are excited to announce that our Laguna Hills office is moving to a new location. We plan to begin seeing patients there on Tuesday May 31st, but please call to confirm. The phone and fax numbers for the Laguna Hills office will remain the same. Our new address will be: 24422 Avenida De La Carlota Suite 130 Laguna Hills, CA 92653 Our phone and fax numbers will remain the same. Phone: 949-951-1376 Fax: 949-951-6378 The new Laguna Hills location will be open from 8 – 5 Monday through Friday. We look forward to seeing you at our new office.
Irvine Office Move
Please Pardon the Dust at our New Irvine Office! We are under a tight construction schedule with the Holiday and our plan is to start seeing patients at our new location on Wednesday 12/2. Please call our office if you have an appointment scheduled prior to 12/2. Thank You for your understanding and look forward to seeing you in our new office! Happy Thanksgiving, Sincerely the Doctors and Staff of Coastal Kids Our new address will be: 4968 Booth Circle Suite 106 Irvine, CA 92604 Our phone and fax numbers will remain the same. Phone: 949-387-4900 Fax: 949-387-4945 We look forward to seeing you at our new office.
Are you Expecting? Call us for a complimentary consultation! Newport Beach: (949) 759-1720 Laguna Niguel: (949) 448-8821 Ladera Ranch: (949) 347-7200 Irvine: (949) 387-4900 Laguna Hills: (949) 951-1376 If you are looking for a pediatrician, Coastal Kids offers complimentary "New Moms" consultation with our providers. This will give you an opportunity to visit one of our child-friendly offices, meet with one of our pediatricians, and learn about the quality services provided at Coastal Kids. We know how important it is to find a pediatrician that will best suit your growing family's needs. So schedule a visit at one of our 5 conveniently located Coastal Kids offices. Coastal Kids physicians have privileges at: Hoag Memorial ...
Pristine golden beaches and sophisticated master-planned communities make Orange County, California one of the most sought after locales for growing families. Coastal Kids, a premier pediatrics group with five convenient locations—in Newport Beach, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills, Ladera Ranch and Irvine—offers the best quality healthcare to OC families with its team of highly trained physicians and wide-ranging services. Established in Newport Beach in 2001, Coastal Kids has earned national acclaim for its comprehensive approach to pediatric health and medicine. Under the direction of Medical Director Steven Abelowitz, M.D., FAAP, Coastal Kids employs a highly skilled team of physicians trained in primary ...
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COASTAL KIDS STARFISH NEWSLETTER
Welcome to COASTAL KIDS’ Starfish Newsletter! Each quarter Starfish Newsletter will feature articles written by COASTAL KIDS’ highly-regarded team of pediatricians as well as doctors’ tips on diet and nutrition, sleep and naptime, potty training and temper tantrums, among other important topics that concern today’s parents. Each quarter our newsletter will feature a Q&A, highlighting a local children’s retailer as well as a TOP 10 List featuring our medical team’s favorite family-friendly activities and dining experiences, including children’s bookstores, local parks and child-friendly activities for parents, among other general interests.
We hope you find Starfish Newsletter a valuable resource in your day-to-day activities and lifestyle–from our family to yours!
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