Learning to Crawl
Is it Appendicitis?
Back to more funny office stories - they really keep my job interesting and always a little bit of fun. Many of my new young...Read More»
Talking To Your Child About Smoking
Last night, a patient called me and wondered if their daughter had appendicitis. I always thought it would be the easiest diagnosis, and that we...Read More»
Check Your Child's Vaccine Record
Its really amazing how far this country has come in its recognition that smoking is bad for you. During the 1950s almost half of American...Read More»
Fussy Baby: Walking or Rocking Most Calming?
While I am on the subject of vaccines it is important to remember that it is not only infants and young children who receive vaccines. ...Read More»
Kid's Warts "Where Do They Come From?"
When your baby cries should you pick him or her up and walk or find a good rocking chair and rock back and forth? A...Read More»
Infant Immunization Week
10 to 20 percent of children have common skin warts, but where do they come from? Old wives tales and folklore suggest they come from...Read More»
April 20-27 is National Infant Immunization Week. Although there are infants and children in this country being immunized every day, this is the week to...Read More»
Underage Drinking Deaths Not Just Traffic Related
More funny stories from work. I was on call yesterday. In my practice, call days are pretty long. On a given call day, I might...Read More»
Best Baby Age?
Because of all the publicity, you might naturally think that most underage drinking deaths are related to driving while intoxicated. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)...Read More»
How much fun is a 4-6 month old baby? I just love this age, and if you have a baby of your own, you probably...Read More»