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2014 Influenza Vaccine Update

Wheaton Pediatrics encourages flu vaccination annually and believes that all vaccines play an important role in your child’s healthcare.  TheAmericanAcademyof Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that all people age 6 months and older receive the flu vaccine each year.  Our office is adequately supplied with the live intranasal flu vaccine, FluMist.  Children who are healthy and are [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:05:48+00:00 October 15th, 2014|News, Press Release|0 Comments

Vanda is Traveling To Haiti – See How You Can Help!

LITTLE BY LITTLE HAITI OCTOBER 22, 2014 In October, Vanda will be leading a medical mission team to Haiti.  You can partner with Vanda and Mountain Top Ministries by donating any of the items listed below.  Donations will be collected at Wheaton Pediatrics until October 8th.  ITEMS NEEDED FOR PHARMACY:  Albuterol & Ventolin inhalers Children’s [...]

By | 2014-09-11T15:11:38+00:00 September 11th, 2014|News, Press Release|0 Comments

Food for Thought: Tips for Nutritious Eating During the School Year – A Blog Item by Dr. Ruben Rucoba

August 25, 2014 By Ruben J. Rucoba, MD           The start of the school year brings lots of fun moments back into parents’ lives: hanging up art projects on the refrigerator, Friday night football games, and getting to know your children’s new friends. But it also brings back some not so great moments: having to [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:05:48+00:00 September 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Young Hearts for Life – YH4L

Wheaton Pediatrics has partnered with the Young Hearts for Life cardiac screening program.  Wheaton Pediatrics will provide ECGs (electrocardiograms) to their patients between the ages of 12-25 at no charge.  An ECG is painless test that can help to detect conditions that may result in sudden cardiac death.  The ECG will be interpreted by a [...]

By | 2014-06-27T14:33:35+00:00 June 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Wheaton Pediatrics Provider Returns from Haiti

Vanda Marsh, one of our pediatric nurse practitioners, recently returned from a medical mission trip. For the past eight years, Vanda has been taking a team of health care providers twice a year to a rural clinic in Gramouthe, Haiti. Partnering with Mountain Top Ministries and Little by Little, Vanda led a team of 26 [...]

By | 2014-04-14T12:38:37+00:00 April 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Dr. Peter Liber is a 2014 TOP DOC!! Congratulations Dr. Liber!

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Liber for being named once again as one of Chicago magazine’s Top Doctors in its January 2014 edition. Every other year, the magazine lists the most respected physicians in Chicagoland by various specialties based on the Castle Connoly survey of physicians.  Dr. Liber first made the list in the 2010 guide, [...]

By | 2014-01-28T13:25:51+00:00 January 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

New! Spot Vision Screening

Wheaton Pediatrics is excited to add Spot Vision Screening to our well checks.  This test will help identify undetected vision disorders that can significantly handicap your child's potential such as: - Near-sighted ness - Far-sighted ness - Unequal refractive power - Blurred vision, eye structure problem - Pupil size abnormalities - Eye misalignment Speak with [...]

By | 2014-01-28T13:23:22+00:00 January 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Influenza Vaccines

 Influenza is coming and it's not too late to get your child protected with an influenza vaccine. Wheaton Pediatrics offers preservative-free flu shots.This year’s flu vaccines are protective against four strains of flu virus instead of the traditional three strains.  Remember that influenza is a serious respiratory illness marked by high fever, cough, body aches, [...]

By | 2014-01-28T13:18:23+00:00 January 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments