Posts From Michael K. Farrell, MD

We are currently seeing an increase in patient visits at our Emergency Department (ED) and Urgent Care locations. This is due to various respiratory and stomach viruses and other seasonal illnesses in the community. If your child is ill, please › Continue Reading

The rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) has declined more than 50 percent since the 1994 Back-to-Sleep campaign was launched, encouraging parents to place infants to sleep on their backs. But, unfortunately, SIDS still remains the leading cause of › Continue Reading

We’re in troubled times. Parents are frightened and upset. Children are scared. Doctors are seeing record numbers of patients. Stories of H1N1 fill the news every day. And while this flu virus is different, it’s nothing to panic about. Early › Continue Reading