Brain Under Construction

  • Posted on May 22, 2018

Around here we’ve notice a pretty lax attitude about marijuana amongst our families and we’re pretty worried about it. Seth Ammerman MD (American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Abuse) says that marijuana could have

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Diagnosing Autism

  • Posted on May 3, 2018

Sometimes I read a medical article that gives me chills. Let me tell you about some research that’s underway. A hearing test, called the ABR (auditory brainstem response) is done on every newborn to discover

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Parenting tips

  • Posted on Apr 30, 2018

As Cooper is getting older, I’m trying to read up on more parenting books and blogs to help our family and other families I see at Kid’s First. I have come across one website recently

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Break-up with your phone

  • Posted on Apr 26, 2018

Attention Parents: Here are some tips for “breaking-up” with your phone! I know it’s hard to not look at your phone constantly, but we need to “break-up” with our phones so we can focus on

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The Chilean government does not mess around

  • Posted on Apr 24, 2018

Chili has the most overweight men in the southern continent and the government made a decision to address the problem. Since 2012, Chili has implemented ambitious policies designed to change the food culture. What is

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Another diet?

  • Posted on Apr 23, 2018

In the weight loss world, there is an endless cycle of diets that are touted to help you reach your goals. In the medical world, it seems there are diets to reach other goals. The

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Herbal supplements

  • Posted on Apr 19, 2018

  Nearly one in five people will take an herbal supplement and this number is even higher in children who have chronic illness. There continues to be this assumption that if it is ‘natural’ –

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