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Reflections on Parenthood | Celebrating Mother’s Day

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 Healthy Living | Calling All Parents

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

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Everything You Should Know About Sunburns

Sunburns are due to overexposure of the skin to the ultraviolet rays of the sun or a sunlamp. Vacations can ...

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Everything You Should Know About Sunburns

Sunburns are due to overexposure of the skin to the ultraviolet rays of the sun or a sunlamp. Vacations can ...

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MRSA and Staph Infections | What to Know

Has a physician seen any of your children in recent years and told you that they have a “staph” infection ...

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Does My Newborn Need Vitamin K?

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

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Head Injuries in Children | When Should Parents Worry?

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 in Children

Ear infections in children are very common. Infection of the inner ear, also known as otitis media (OM), is the ...

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11 Reasons Why Women Stop Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is hard. There are a variety of reasons why women stop breastfeeding. Although breastfeeding is often promoted as a ...