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2014-02-28 23:03:05

Dr. Marta Katalenas challenges parents to educate themselves on the dangers of unpasteurized dairy products before feeding them to their children. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics published an article about consumption of raw milk products. In the article, the AAP recommended that infants, children and pregnant women should not drink raw milk or eat products made with raw milk because they can cause illness or death. As raw milk products...

2014-02-26 23:02:21

Dr. Katalenas is asking families to adopt one new healthy habit each month to make it easier to improve the health of their family in 2014. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Dr. Katalenas, a pediatrician in Austin, Texas challenges patients to stop buying sodas and sugary drinks at the grocery store as part of her 2014 Monthly New Year’s Resolution challenge. For the month of March Dr. Katalenas is encouraging families to stop buying sodas or any sugary drink. “If you don’t have sugary...

2013-12-26 23:02:45

Dr. Marta Katalenas challenges parents to adopt one new healthy habit every month as their 2014 New Year's Resolution, allowing a family to change their habits over time and increase their chance of successfully achieving weight loss goals. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 According to the University of Scranton, Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45% of American make New Year’s Resolutions and losing weight is the #1 thing people want to accomplish in the new year, but only 8%...

2013-12-22 23:01:45

As flu illnesses increase across the state of Texas, Dr. Marta Katalenas is encouraging parents to participate in a flu vaccine study to help provide data that will improve vaccinations and save lives. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 As the Texas Department of Health releases data on the wide-spread number of children and adults who have suffered from the flu this season, Dr. Marta Katalenas of the Pediatric Center of Round Rock is participating in a flu research study that will help...

2013-12-21 23:01:03

Dr. Marta Katalenas wants parents to avoid a trip to the emergency room by following these guidelines when buying toys this Christmas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 According to the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), between 2009-2011, 1,700 children were admitted to the emergency room after ingesting magnets. These children were between the ages of 4 and 12 which illustrates just how concerned parents must be about the safety of toys for all ages of children. Austin...

2013-11-15 23:03:41

Missing school, holiday activities, and family events due to illness is no way to spend the holidays, Dr. Marta Katalenas offers advice on how to protect your family during the holiday season from the flu. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 By getting your family vaccinated early in the flu season, you can reduce the chance of illness running through your house during the holidays and protect your kids from bringing the virus home from school. Yet, every year, many parents don’t...

2013-10-16 23:03:02

Dr. Marta Katalenas of the Pediatric Center of Round Rock contends that the recent increase in measles cases is a result of decisions made 15 years ago, based on bad information, fear, and the desire for notoriety. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Recently The Wall Street Journal reported on an epidemic of measles affecting children in the United Kingdom and on an outbreak close to home at a church in Texas. From November 2012 to July 2013 there has been 1,219 cases of measles in...

2013-10-03 23:28:51

Families in the Austin metro area will receive all study-related flu vaccines and office visits at no cost and financial compensation will be provided for those who complete all required office visits. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The Pediatric Center of Round Rock and Tekton Research, an Austin TX medical research facility, have begun a flu vaccine clinical trial that is designed to find more effective vaccines to protect families from the influenza virus. Families in the Austin...

2013-09-17 23:24:35

More than 23 million children and teenagers in the United States are obese or overweight, increasing the likelihood of developing lifelong medical conditions. Dr. Marta Katalenas is working in her community to help reduce the risk. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Dr. Marta Katalenas of the Pediatric Center of Round Rock will be hosting the second annual Kids Fitness Fun Day, this Saturday, September 22, 2013 in partnership with the Round Rock ISD Council of PTAs in an effort to bring attention...

2013-09-06 23:04:44

Pediatrician Dr. Crystal Salinas will join Dr. Marta Katalenas in bringing greater awareness to the issues of childhood nutrition through participation in community events. Round Rock, TX (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Pediatric Center of Round Rock has added a new pediatrician to their team. Dr. Crystal Salinas joins Dr. Marta Katalenas as an advocate for childhood nutrition and obesity awareness as well as bringing a special interest in improving the symptoms of asthma and educating parents...