Emergency Medicine
Child receiving eye drops

The Parent’s Guide to Pink Eye

Your child wakes up with something new and unexpected: her eyes are matted shut, and she has trouble opening them!... Read full post »
Mom and child in pool

Delayed Symptoms of Drowning: Know the Signs

Back in 1999, we had a pool party for our daughter’s fifth birthday. And since there would be lots of... Read full post »
Baby receiving shot

Do Not Skip the Vitamin K Shot

Expectant parents spend months preparing for the arrival of their new bundle of joy. Classes are taken, books are read,... Read full post »
Essential Oils

A Doctor’s Take on Essential Oils

Essential oils are all the rage. You know the ones I’m talking about. In fact, you’ve probably been invited to... Read full post »

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 »
Safe Sleep

Safe Sleep and Your New Baby

With all of the “mommy” blogs, baby super-store registries and well intending friends, new moms are often overwhelmed with the... Read full post »
Head Lice

How to Get Rid of Head Lice

“Mommy, my head itches!” Not the words you want to hear from your child, because it usually means one thing-... Read full post »
Listeria

Listeria: Know the Facts

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream announced today that it is temporarily closing its doors and recalling all products because the Nebraska... Read full post »