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Hi, I’m Dr. Christina Johns, a pediatric emergency physician and Senior Medical Advisor at PM Pediatric Care. In addition to caring for patients, I personally write and/or select the content from my fellow PM Pediatric Care colleagues that appears here, ensuring you have the important resources needed to help keep your family healthy, happy, and thriving.

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Mental & Behavioral Health

Healthy Relationships and Children

Children begin to learn about interpersonal relationships as early as infancy. It begins with understanding the roles their caretakers play in their lives. As they grow up, children’s knowledge of...

Published on February 12, 2024
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Illness Prevention & Management

Crime Scene? or Nose Bleed?

I have a few friends whose kids have regular nosebleeds, and I’m telling you, when it happens it looks like a crime scene. It’s hard to believe that so much...
Published on April 25, 2016
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Injury Prevention & Management

Taking the Stress out of Stitches

I’m completely paranoid about my kids getting a cut that would require stitches. I’m not sure why, because I put in and take out stitches all the time and can...
Published on April 13, 2016
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Illness Prevention & Management

Smart Medicine

A smart, snappy reader wrote to me asking if I was planning on discussing the preponderance of “prescribing unnecessary medications” given my recent entry on drug reactions. Not ever being...
Published on April 6, 2016
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Illness Prevention & Management

A Tale of Two Immune Reactions

Here’s a hard hitting topic right out of the gate. Allergies are weird. General statement. Did you think I was talking about seasonal allergies? I guess those are sort of...
Published on April 3, 2016
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Illness Prevention & Management

Hello to You from Me

Hello to you from me! Pretty excited to share my inaugural blog entry as senior medical advisor for PM Pediatrics! I hope we’re going to share a cool journey, filled...
Published on March 30, 2016
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