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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 ...

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Food Allergies

Although food allergies tend to be over-diagnosed, about 5% of children have true allergies to foods. Allergic children produce antibodies ...

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Preventing unnecessary use of antibiotics

One of the important decisions made daily by every physician is whether a child’s infection is viral or bacterial. Antibiotics ...

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7 Tips to Help the Medicine Go Down

1. Be Happy! Your children read your facial expressions, tone and body language. If everything about you says to them, ...