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 [...]



We wanted to comment on the current story about amebic meningitis that is in the news. The free living ameba is a rare disease that occurs when humans become infected. Water containing the ameba enters the nose and migrates into the brain. You do NOT become infected by drinking contaminated water. Symptoms begin 1-7 days [...]

Picking Up Info from the Front Desk


For Confidentiality and HIPAA reasons we will now need to know who will be picking up any information you request to be left at the front desk for pick up. To make sure that information in regard to your child does not get to the wrong person, the employee that talks to you will ask who [...]

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