Pediatrics Blog

September 21, 2016
Dangers of Denying Vaccinations to Children | Victorville Pediatrics Care

Dangers of Denying Vaccinations to Children

The numbers of parents stating concerns about common childhood vaccines have been increasing to incredible numbers throughout the past decade with devastating effects. Increased numbers of […]
August 23, 2016
Wildfire and the Dangers to Children with Asthma | Dr. Matney Victorville Pediatrics Care

Wildfire and the Dangers to Children with Asthma

With the recent Blue Cut Fire that has raged across California’s Cajon Pass and with the numerous wildfires that seem to plague much of the western […]
August 23, 2016
Health Concerns After Wave of Californian Wildfires | Dr. Matney Pediatrics Care Hesperia Children

Health Concerns After Wave of Californian Wildfires

Wildfires bring a host of dangers and problems with them. Not only are they devastating on the surrounding landscape and on housing and business districts but […]
August 15, 2016
Families Affected by Parental Substance Use | Victorville Pediatrics

Treating Families Affected by Parental Substance Use

Substance use and abuse is a far greater problem than many would think. In fact, almost 10 percent of the U.S. population older than 12 has […]
August 8, 2016
Screening Teenagers for Substance Use | Apple Valley Dr. Matney Pediatrics Care

Screening Teenagers for Substance Use

Teenagers are notorious for risky behavior as they are subjected to a great deal of peer pressure and as they have virtually no limits as to […]