Epilepsy and Learning Disabilities: Helping Children at School

Epilepsy is not just about seizures. What many people don’t realize is that for some children with epilepsy, problems with... Read full post »

Preventing Teen Opioid Abuse and Misuse

Every year in the US, more than 250 million prescriptions are written for opioids. While there have been many reports... Read full post »

Down Syndrome Awareness: Dispel the Misconceptions

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day to symbolize the third copy of the 21st chromosome in people with Down... Read full post »

Pet Medicine and Poison Prevention: Keeping Kids Safe

For many people, pets are an important part of the family and owning a pet can have many benefits. However,... Read full post »

Antibiotic Resistance: What Parents Need to Know About Overuse

Runny nose, cough and congestion are very common in the winter and spring. It happens every year. Antibiotics are life-saving... Read full post »

Sore Throat Spectrum: Runny Nose to Strep and Everything in Between

Sore throat can occur on its own, for multiple reasons, or it can be the sign of another illness. So,... Read full post »

Post-Surgical Kangaroo Care for Babies in the NICU

One of the most profound moments of my life was the moment I held my son after he was first... Read full post »

Sight Words: Are They Necessary to Teach Your Child to Read?

They have been called Fry, Dolch, high frequency and common words. Regardless of their name, the English language is based... Read full post »