Teen Pot Use May Lower IQ in the Future
Teens and pre-teens may be puffing on cigarettes less, but they are inhaling pot a lot more. Adolescent marijuana use has increased in the last...Read More»
To Circumcise or Not?
Mosquitoes are out in full force and while we are seeing higher than normal cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in many states, we pediatricians...Read More»
New Circumcision Policy
The oldest recorded documentation of circumcision dates back to ancient Egyptian times, it also has biblical references, so it's been around for centuries. Circumcision in...Read More»
Introducing Finger Foods
I have many new parents who ask me about the pros/cons of circumcising their newborn sons. As of today, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)...Read More»
Ready For A New School Year?
Finger feeding is a very important developmental milestone for babies and usually begins around 8 to 10 months of age, depending on your baby and...Read More»
Panic Over West Nile Virus
Kids across the country are about to start the 2012-2013 school year. Emotions will range from pure excitement to apprehension as children either begin or...Read More»
I was watching the late news and found out that I live in the zip code with the highest number of cases of West Nile...Read More»
2012-2013 Flu Vaccine Approved
Believe it or it not, even with temperatures hovering in the 90's across the country, it is time to start thinking about getting flu vaccines. ...Read More»
It won't be long before flu season is upon us, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has now approved the new 2012-2013 vaccines....Read More»