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Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Karen Gentile and Jean Russo discuss pediatric health conditions and parenting concerns in an evidence-based educational podcast aimed at parents and other pediatric healthcare providers. Powered by Kids First Pediatric Partners, one of the leading pediatric practices in the Northshore and located in Skokie, Illinois. 

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May 14, 2019

Special guest Dr. Karina Gobin, a Board Certified Allergist and Immunologist, joins Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Karen Gentile to discuss our children's immune system!  In this episode we will cover:

  • How many illnesses are expected per year/month
  • When do we need to worry about fever
  • When should we consider an immune deficiency
  • Why we get fevers after vaccinations
  • How to "boost" the immune systems and whether vitamins are recommended
  • Special precautions to protect our newborns fragile immune system, especially when considering travel

Dr. Gobin can be found at Allergy, Sinus, & Asthma Professionals