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From Tragedy to Education: The ABCs of Safe Sleep

It was a Tuesday evening. It was a typical night that turned out to not be typical at all. My... Read full post »
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Aromatherapy: Supporting Patients in a Holistic Way

Aromatherapy is becoming more common as a way to support patients during their hospital admission. Aromatherapy is the term for... Read full post »

Auditory Processing Disorder: Understanding the ABCs of APD

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a disorder of the auditory (hearing) system which causes a disruption in the way an... Read full post »
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It’s World Mental Health Day: Help Stop the Stigma

A man stands in front of a group of people and asks, “Who here has mental health?” Only a handful... Read full post »
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Gluten-Free Eating: Food and Nutrition Tips for Your Child

Even though only one percent of the population has celiac disease, there are many people who are on a gluten... Read full post »
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Hearing Screening at School: What to Expect if Your Child Gets Tested

The majority of children with congenital hearing loss will have the impairment identified at birth by a newborn screening, which... Read full post »
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Helping Your Child With Lupus: From Team Care to Sun Smarts

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a challenging disease given the unpredictability of flares, the potential for involving any organ system... Read full post »
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Lupus and Kids: Understanding Child Onset Disease

As a pediatric rheumatologist, I diagnose and treat kids with chronic autoimmune diseases. “Chronic” means that it can last for... Read full post »