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How to Talk to Your Child About Differences

Kids are curious. Parents are protective.  Sometimes these two qualities get in the way of one another, even when we... Read full post »
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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 »