Teens & Smoking
Toddlers Meals and Snacks Packed with Salt
During an adolescent check up, I talk to each teen about smoking. While the rates of cigarette smoking in teens continues to drop, 20% of...Read More»
Safe Sleep & Tummy Time
New research from the Harvard School of Public Health says that one in 10 Americans die from eating too much salt. . Excessive salt consumption...Read More»
Got a Lip Licker?
I keep getting so many questions about tummy time Ever since the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that all infants sleep only on their...Read More»
Small Children and Rx Poisoning
Just back from an evening call night in the office and it was like dermatology clinic! But the funniest thing was that 4 of the...Read More»
HPV Vaccine Safety
Most small children who are poisoned by an adults prescription medication do not get it from a secured cabinet but rather from a purse, countertop,...Read More»
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»
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»