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So far Dr. Jerry Byrum has created 17 blog entries.

Check out this video of early speech


I came across this video of twins in an intense dialog.  It shows the two children babbling in an animated way.  This is the normal way for young toddlers to learn to speak.  Enjoy.  Dr. Byrum.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JmA2ClUvUY&feature=player_embedded 

It’s allergy season.


Along with the beauty of blooming flowers and trees this time of year, comes another thing:  itchy eyes, runny noses, coughing and wheezing due to allergies.  Contact us for help in managing these issues in your child.  We have allergy medications, and tests that can determine how best to handle your child's allergies.

The flu is here!


Influenza (Yes, it’s that time of year), by Jerry Byrum M.D.  We are now routinely seeing children with influenza infection (the flu) in our office.  Kids with the flu usually develop high fever, achey muscles, head ache, tummy ache, chills, rigors, congestion, and cough.  A child with the flu will generally stop playing, lie in [...]

H1N1 Influenza Information


Novel H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu)  (Pandemic H1N1) History:   Influenza is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract.  The name influenza comes from the Italian influenza, meaning "influence".  (Wikipedia)  This name was assigned to the flu because many people in the 1700’s thought that certain astrological “influences” caused influenza infections.   We now know that [...]