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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 »
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Shin Splints

Shin splints are a common exercise problem and sports injury, but what exactly does it mean?  The medical term for... Read full post »
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Oral Allergy Syndrome: The Hidden Allergy

Are you or your child one of the thousands of people who experience itching or swelling inside your mouth or... Read full post »
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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 »
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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 »
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Tips for Raising Multiples

Disclaimer: I’m an inexpert expert. Let me explain why. I’m a pediatrician. I studied YEARS to get my medical degree,... Read full post »
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Throwing Guidelines for Baseball Players

From that 1st pitch to a throw from outfield to home plate, throwing is a big part of baseball. Shoulder... Read full post »

One Question Could Save A Child’s Life

Parents ask plenty of questions before their children visit other homes. “Do you have any cats? My daughter is allergic... Read full post »