Unlocking Hope: New ADHD Screenings at Drakos May Bring Relief to Families!

We’ve got some truly exciting news to share that’s about to make a real impact as our young ones gear up to return to school. The recent chat featuring Drakos Founder Heather Drake Bianchi and the amazing Physician Associate Michelle Ederer on Ted & Amy 93Q brought forth an exciting new service that’s bound to change the game for kids and parents alike,

Navigating Asthma Care: Understanding the Impact of Wildfire Smoke and When to Seek Urgent Care

Living with asthma requires vigilance and proactive management to maintain optimal respiratory health. In recent years, the increasing prevalence of wildfires has added an additional layer of complexity to asthma management, with the potential for asthma exacerbation due to wildfire smoke. Throughout the following post, we explore the profound impact of wildfire smoke on individuals with asthma and discuss when it is crucial for asthma patients to seek urgent care.

Specialized pediatric urgent care center opens in Clay

Working mom Heather Drake Bianchi was out of town in Boston when her child needed after-hours medical care. It wasn’t an emergency, but it was something that couldn’t wait. She said she was fortunate to be in a city that had a children’s urgent care facility available. 

But the experience left her feeling that something similar was needed near her home in the Syracuse area.

Drakos Clinical Dynamics Opens First Standalone Pediatric Urgent Care in Central New York

SYRACUSE, NY (May 12, 2023) – After months of custom design and construction, Drakos Clinical Dynamics is opening Drakos Pediatric Urgent Care on Monday, May 15 to address a critical shortage in accessible pediatric urgent care here in Central New York. The new pediatric urgent care is located at Clay Medical Center, 8100 Oswego Road (Rt.

Can immunizations cause autism?

The immunizations and autism debate doesn’t seem to go away. As of today, the scientific evidence does not support the hypothesis that the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine causes autism, according to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Bethesda, Md. In fact, the initial study implicating vaccines has been retracted and its author has lost his medical license.

Developmental Paediatrics

Developmental Paediatricians have specialty interest, training and experience in the development of children: how they grow, how they acquire knowledge and skills, how they learn to behave and socialise. We use our training to understand children from a medical point of view, in order to determine the reasons for different problems of development and behaviour.

Why your child might see a paediatrician?

Your child might see a paediatrician if your GP wants a specialist opinion about your child’s health and development, or thinks your child needs specialised care and treatment.

– behaviour problems
– developmental delay
– autism
– sleep problems
– brain conditions – for example, epilepsy

What is paediatrics?

Paediatrics is a medical specialty that manages medical conditions affecting babies, children and young people. Paediatricians are doctors who look at specific health issues, diseases and disorders related to stages of growth and development. This is an area of medicine where the doctor works closely with the patient and their family. Paediatrics is a diverse,