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Questions to ask your kids

  • Posted on Feb 19, 2018

So – our kids go off to school in the morning,  we pick them up at the end of the day and ask “How was your day”? If they are like my kids, you get

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Growing your Child’s Attention

  • Posted on Feb 14, 2018

Exercise is more important for children with ADHD than it is for other kids, although I think it’s important for EVERYONE! Exercise and fitness have positive side-effects of protecting your child from serious health problems

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More than just teenage moodiness?

  • Posted on Feb 2, 2018

A new study on teenager’s mood shows a sharp drop as cell phones became more common place. In a survey of 8, 10 and 12 graders, when smartphone ownership rose to 50%, teens reported lowered

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Action Steps for Good Sleep Hygiene

  • Posted on Feb 1, 2018

Sleep may be the most important tool nature uses to grow a child’s brain. During sleep the brain makes new connections, stores memories, and repairs cells. There is even something called sleep-dependent learning, which means

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Is this flu shot working?

  • Posted on Jan 29, 2018

It’s too early to know how effective this year’s vaccine is. Early reports said it was only 10% effective but more recent reports are more promising. In Pediatric News, an author (Kristina Bryant MD) published

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I need help

  • Posted on Jan 19, 2018

They told me that he didn’t bother to stop at the front desk.  He barreled through the door to the back office and stood with a tiny bundle in his hands.  “I need help…my baby’s not breathing

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Preventing germ spread at the doctor’s office

  • Posted on Jan 17, 2018

Pediatricians are notorious germaphobes. When I sat down for lunch with a pediatrician whom I hadn’t seen for years, we greeted each other by simultaneously offering each other hand sanitizer. The last thing we pediatricians

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