HPV Vaccine Safety
Treating Altitude Sickness
Do you have a teenager? If so, have they received their HPV vaccine? HPV stands for Human Papilloma Virus, which may cause cervical and penile...Read More»
Do You Follow Your Child's Doctor's Advice?
I seem to get several calls each year about acute mountain sickness which may occur when traveling to altitudes above 5,000 feet (1,500 meters), but...Read More»
Do You Follow Your Child's Doctor's Advice? Do you follow your child's doctor's advice? If not, you're not alone but you may be setting your...Read More»
The Great Indoors: An Allergen Haven?
It's March Madness and I for one love college basketball! Being a mother of boys always meant that there sporting events to attend, you name...Read More»
Ear Tugging & Your Child
By this time of year, many people are glad to see Winter's grumpy face retreat into the background and Spring's warm smile appear. But of...Read More»
Study: Drugs and Doctors; Moral Obligations
I see a lot of parents who bring their baby/toddler/child in to the pediatrician with concerns that their child might have an ear infection. One...Read More»
Baby Teeth to Big Teeth!
Drugs given to help manage ADHD can be very effective when they are prescribed for kids who have been properly diagnosed. However, when these drugs...Read More»
Study: Sugary Drinks and High Calorie Foods
Proper dental care for your child begins early, really with the eruption of that long awaited first tooth. It is easy to wipe off the...Read More»
Talking With Teens
No surprise here, but food for thought. A new report reveals a couple of connections, that with a little common sense you could probably figure...Read More»
I have to remind myself to ask clear-cut, open-ended questions when examining patients. This is what I was taught to do in medical school, and...Read More»