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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 [...]

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 [...]