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Ticks and Illness: Lyme Disease and Powassan Virus

Warm weather has arrived – the sun is shining and the days are longer, but unfortunately ticks may be joining... Read full post »

Umbilical Hernia: When Should You Worry?

One of the first milestones new parents look forward to is the healing of their infant’s belly button. After a week... Read full post »

Birth Control Myths: Get the Facts

I spend time educating students in high schools on safe sex practices, including contraceptives (birth control) and sexually transmitted infection... Read full post »

Physical Therapy for an ACL Injury

In the eyes of many young athletes, no situation can be more hopeless than a knee injury that requires surgical... Read full post »

Self-Care for Parents of Children with Mental Health Needs

Joy, anticipation, frustration, worry and pride are all common feelings that most parents have as they nurture their child into... Read full post »

Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Talking with Your Children About Getting Pregnant

“Where do babies come from?” It’s a question children have asked adults for decades. We use different stories and legends... Read full post »

Speech and Communication Development – Birth to 3 Years

Speech and language understanding is the foundation for developing expressive communication skills, but every child will develop communication in his... Read full post »

Food Allergy vs. Intolerance: Knowing the Difference

Food allergies affect roughly five to eight percent of all children. A food allergy diagnosis can dramatically alter one’s life... Read full post »