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School is just around the corner!


School starts in less than a month! Next month promises to be busy for our families with school age kids.  It's almost time for school to start.  There is a lot to be done in preparation.  Some of these preparations involve your child's healthcare.  Here are some examples of things you need to accomplish before [...]

Welcome Dr. Ashley Halpain!


We are very happy to announce that Dr. Ashley Wilcox Halpain has joined our practice and is now taking appointments.  Welcome Dr. Halpain!  Dr. Halpain is a pediatrician who trained at UAMS, Arkansas Children's Hospital, most recently serving as chief resident for the past year.  She is now a full time pediatrician at our clinic. [...]

We have moved the MMR vaccine to 12 months.


We are following the current US measles epidemic story with vigilance. Thankfully for now, Arkansas has been spared. We are getting a lot of calls from our parents about what to do in response. We have two recommendations. First, we are moving the first routine MMR vaccination for our young patients to the 12 month [...]

The Flu is here


This past week our office has been really busy with influenza. After an incubation period of 1 to 3 days, an Influenza illness is generally characterized by the sudden onset of fever, frequently with chills or rigors, headache, feelings of tiredness, muscle aches, and a dry cough. Then, the respiratory signs of sore throat, nasal [...]

The passing of Dr. Robert H. Fiser, Jr.


We are deeply saddened by the passing of a dear friend, mentor, educator, leader and pioneer in pediatrics in the State of Arkansas. Dr. Robert H. Fiser Jr. was the chairman of pediatrics at UAMS and Arkansas Children's Hospital during the education of many of our physicians. We at All For Kids are deeply indebted [...]