Binge Eating Disorder: Not Just Overeating

Binge eating, binge watching Netflix, binge drinking, binge shopping. There are many uses in our culture for the word “binge.”... Read full post »

Anorexia Nervosa: Parents as Part of the Treatment Team

What is Anorexia Nervosa? Anorexia Nervosa (anorexia or AN) is a biologically-based disorder that involves restricting one’s food intake, leading... Read full post »

Talking to Kids About Politics

The election is over, yet political tension is still high. The media continues to share messages and images that can... Read full post »

One Patient’s Story: Marfan Syndrome and Pregnancy

I have Marfan syndrome. It’s a connective tissue disorder that affects my whole body, including my heart. My Marfan syndrome... Read full post »

One Mom’s Story: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Hearing my son get diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome was the scariest thing that’s ever happened to me. I... Read full post »

Kids and Self-Injury: What Parents Need to Know

What is self-injury? Self-injury is the act of physically hurting oneself without the intent to die. It is a sign... Read full post »
How Can I Detect Seizures in My Child When I’m not there?

Can I Detect Seizures in My Child When I’m Not There?

As a pediatric epilepsy specialist, one of the most common questions I get is whether parents can detect their child’s... Read full post »

Understanding Rhabo: Why You Should Take Exertional Rhabdomyolysis Seriously

While it feels as if high school football season has just ended, many high schools and universities have already started... Read full post »