Welcome to Longwood Pediatrics, excellence in Family Centered Primary Care.

For over 75 years, our private practice has been providing generations of families with the highest quality primary care.

Directly across the street from Boston Children’s Hospital, our practice’s unique location gives our patients exceptional access to the hospital’s programs and specialists, and all of our physicians hold appointments at Harvard Medical School. Our board certified pediatricians and nurse practitioners will make Longwood Pediatrics your child’s medical home.

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Dietary Supplements and Athletes

This is a great summary of all of the issues surrounding dietary supplements. Bottom line is that there are potential health risks and no evidence of benefit for most dietary supplements; they are not regulated by FDA and so manufacturers have no obligation to show evidence of efficacy before claiming their products actually work.

Pokemon Go!

Pokémon Go has become the most popular app after just a few weeks.  For those unfamiliar with apps, Pokémon Go is a free-to-play location-based augmented reality mobile game using smart phones and tablets to allow players to capture, battle, and train virtual Pokémon who appear throughout the real world.