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Fever

What causes a fever? There are many causes of fever. Most are caused by either a viral or a bacterial ...

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Reflections on Parenthood

You might expect that physicians who focus specifically on children would have an advantage when it comes to parenthood. While ...

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A challenge for healthier living

I had a discussion with my children (8 and 14-year-olds) about healthy eating this week. I find that as I ...

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Sunburn

Reaction to sun’s rays have become increasingly common in recent years, owing not only to the ever-expanding number of photo ...

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MRSA

Have any of your children been seen by a physician in recent years and told that they have a “staph” ...

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Does My Newborn Need Vitamin K?

I see many infants in the first few hours of life, and I know (as both a pediatrician and a ...

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Head Bumps and Bruises: When to Worry About Head Injuries

All parents have hard and fast rules for their kids. In our house, we have some pretty clear rules about ...

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Ear Infections

One of the most common childhood infections, infections of the inner ear also known as otitis media (OM), is the ...

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Breastfeeding Blues

Have you had trouble breastfeeding? I want to hear your story. Breastfeeding is hard. Although breastfeeding is often promoted as ...