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Category Archives: Dr. Benitez

November Employee of the Month ~ Lallaine Villegas

  How long have you worked for Pediatric Care Center? I started working for Dr. Benitez at his old practice in 1999.  When he opened 24/7 Pediatric Care Center I naturally went with him. So, a grand total of 15 years! Do you have any pets?  No Where did you go to high school?  I went… Continue Reading

Employee of the Month – Tyeisha Ross

Congratulations to Tyeisha for being selected October Employee of the Month! How long have you worked for us? 1 year and 10 months Do you have any pets? No Where did you go to high school?  William M. Raines  What degree are your working toward?  I plan to start a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program… Continue Reading

Differences in Organic, Natural and Health Foods

Differences in Organic, Natural, and Health Foods Although these terms are often used interchangeably, they have different meanings. Organic foods are grown without artificial pesticides, fertilizers, or herbicides. Organic meat, eggs, and dairy products are obtained from animals that are fed natural feed and not given hormones or antibiotics. Natural foods are free of synthetic… Continue Reading

Sports Injury Prevention Tips

More American children are competing in sports than ever before. Sports help children and adolescents keep their bodies fit and feel good about themselves. However, there are some important injury prevention tips that can help parents promote a safe, optimal sports experience for their child. Please feel free to use them in any print or… Continue Reading

August Employee of the Month – Norma Carrangian

Our Employee of the Month for August is Norma Carrangian!  Norma was the first employee Dr. Benitez hired when he opened his very first practice in Neptune Beach in 1987!   She was his nurse, receptionist and billing department!  Dr. Benitez likes to say she looked after his money better than he did.  In the early years, when… Continue Reading

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