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What insurances do pediatricians accept? – Your questions answered

Insurance can seem like a confusing road with all kinds of roadblocks and construction zones. The Pediatric Center wants to help you map out your path to pediatric healthcare as clearly as possible by answering a common question “What insurances do pediatricians accept?” We are dedicated to providing your child with the best health care. We understand that health care …

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A brief history of the influenza virus

Influenza, also known as “The common cold,” has a long history of infectious outbursts. Symptoms of the virus are described in texts as early as 2,400 years ago. The first real evidence of the virus comes about in 1580 – it starts in Russia and sweeps through to Western Europe and Africa. In Rome it killed over 8,000 and almost …

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Is it safe to vaccinate my child?

In 1776, General George Washington instituted a highly controversial policy that affected all new recruits enlisting to fight the British during the American Revolution. Smallpox was spreading among the vulnerable colonial troops and threatened their ability to fight the troops of the British Empire. General Washington made it mandatory that all new troops were to be immediately inoculated against the …

Now Accepting Payments Online

With the launch of our new and improved website, The Pediatric Center is now proud to introduce our online payment portal. Now you can easily and conveniently pay your medical bill via credit card through our simple and secure payment portal. See our payment portal page today!

We Welcome Dr. Jeffrey J. Aughney to The Pediatric Center in Idaho Falls, ID

We look forward to having Dr. Aughney join our practice.   Jeffrey J. Aughney, D.O. will begin seeing patients in our practice in July, 2014.   Dr. Aughney is an Idaho native.  He is an alumnus of ISU.  He received his medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Aughney was trained in pediatrics at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and St. …