Author Archives: Eva Alessia, D.O.

About Eva Alessia, D.O.

Dr. Eva Alessia specializes in pediatrics. Her desire to become a doctor was formed as a young child through her own health experiences as well as genuine interest in helping others. As a mother with children of her own, Dr. Alessia connects easily with her patients and their parents drawing on her education and expertise as well as her experience in raising kids.

Play it Safe

Play it Safe

Join us on May 6 for Play it Safe

Help your family and friends learn to be safer this summer and join Rush-Copley for Play it Safe – a family health, safety and fitness fair Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to Noon at Rush-Copley Healthplex, 1900 Ogden Avenue, Aurora.

Kids of all ages and adults will be able to learn and interact with a wide variety of fun and educational exhibits both indoor and outside including:

  • Touch a truck – fire and ambulance exhibit
  • Helmet fittings
  • Water and sun safety
  • Sports and bike safety
  • Teddy bear clinic
  • Child safety seat checks by certified child passenger safety technicians

There will also be a special appearance by American Ninja Warrior competitors the “Towers of Power” Brandon Mears and Dan Polizzi.

Drawings will include a free Discovery Club birthday party, swimming lessons and more!

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There’s a Fungus Among Us!

With the hot, humid summer upon us, kids are more susceptible to fungal infections especially “athletes foot” and ringworm. Here is a little more about the “fungus among us!” Fungal infections of the feet are commonly known as “athlete’s foot.” The skin of the feet is red and scaly; sometimes the skin cracks, especially between […]

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Fever Seizures

Seizures can be very scary for parents. About four out of 100 children ages six months to five years can have seizure because of a fever. The most common age range is 12 to 18 months of age. A seizure can happen at any temperature, but the most common temperature is 104°F. The seizure usually […]

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Puffy Paint Non-Skid Socks

And now for something completely different. We have talked a lot about different diseases, situations, development and expectations. We have also discussed safety. How many times has your child slid across your slippery floor and fell while wearing socks?  Probably too many times to count.  You can make your child his own non-skid socks using […]

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