Pediatric News

Deadly Substances Teens Use to Get High

When I was teenager, parents only had a few substances to really worry about: cigarettes, alcohol and, for those whose... Read full post »

How to Prevent Ear Infections While Swimming

The beautiful sunny days of summer have arrived! But for some kids with ear problems, summer brings unwanted trouble –... Read full post »

Broken Bones 101

Whether you have toddlers or teens, you are familiar with the fact that kids regularly test the law of gravity.... Read full post »

Homemade Baby Food: The Danger of Nitrates

Many parents want to make homemade baby food. And why not? The thought of fresh produce from the local grocer…... Read full post »

How to Remove a Tick

Ahh, the joys of summer. The sun is shining, the sprinklers are sprinkling, the ice cream truck is tinkling and... Read full post »

Using Brain MRI to Fight Delays in Preemies

When I started working as a neonatologist almost 15 years ago, I loved helping premature babies cope with the problems... Read full post »

How to Navigate the Internet for Health Information

If you’re like me, then you have used the internet to search for health related information – A LOT. One... Read full post »

Got a Cough? Hold the Antibiotics!

I was a pediatrician before I was a parent. It sounds funny to say, but I was helping parents comfort... Read full post »