Watch the Snacks This Winter

It’s December and that means kids will be spending more time indoors and more time searching for snacks. More time on their hands means less exercise as well. If you follow the Powell Pediatrics Blog you will remember that there are millions of obese children in the United States with Type 2 diabetes on the … Continued

Annual Flu Shots for Reduced Risk

The cold and flu season has officially arrived and that means it’s time for an annual flu shot for you and your family. Powell Pediatrics recommends annual flu shots to prevent you and your kids from getting sick. Annual Flu Shots to Keep You Safe According to the CDC, annual flu shots prevent the risk … Continued

The Difference Between the Cold and Flu

The cold and flu season is here, but do you know the difference between the cold and the flu? Keeping Your Kids Healthy The flu and the cold are different. While they are both considered viruses and both contagious, the common cold, while having milder symptoms, will last longer. The flu on the other hand … Continued

A Healthy Diet is the Key

If you and your family have a tough time staying fit and healthy, it could have something to do with your diet. Meal planning is essential, especially in this day and age. Plan Ahead and Stay Healthy Most people resort to fast food because it is easier. Sadly, it is also very unhealthy. According to … Continued

Regular Vaccines Prevent Deadly Disease

Powell Pediatrics understands the importance of vaccines, especially for babies. If you have a newborn and have not been able to see a pediatrician, call and schedule an appointment with Dr. Carl Timothy Morris. Your Knoxville pediatrician cannot stress the importance of that first appointment as it sets the stage for your child’s health for … Continued

Keeping Your Family Safe from Covid-19

Powell Pediatrics understands how concerned people are all over the globe. With Covid-19 reaching pandemic stages back in March, it’s important to be diligent when it comes to your children’s healthcare. Different Symptoms for Adults and Children While the CDC explains that pediatric Covid-19 cases are usually less severe than Covid cases in people over … Continued

Regular Checkups for Overall Health

Regular checkups are imperative, especially now that restrictions are beginning to relax. Getting your kids into see Dr. Carl Timothy Morris from Powell Pediatrics not only gives you peace of mind, but it gives your children some relief as well. Checkups Keep Kids Healthy According to your pediatrician in Knoxville, all children should have regular … Continued

Powell Pediatrics Cares About Your Family

While COVID-19 is closing down the entire country, it is important to pay close attention to the health and well-being of your children. You, your family, and your kids can stop the spread by doing the following: Wash hands for at least 30 seconds using soap and water Avoid anyone who is sneezing, coughing, or … Continued

Powell Pediatrics Committed To Health and Safety

Powell Pediatrics is committed to your family’s health and during the pandemic; we are here to provide you with the best emergency care possible. If you or someone in your family has fallen ill to the COVID-19 virus, it’s important to contact Powell Pediatrics. Stopping the virus from spreading is imperative and even though children … Continued

Why You Still Need a Flu Shot

Taking care of your family by seeing your pediatrician on a regular basis is imperative, especially during the tail end of the flu season. According to Powell Pediatrics, the flu is still hanging around and it isn’t too late to get a flu shot. Why You Still Need a Flu Shot? It may be nearly … Continued