Remember a couple-three weeks ago, when we started this little vintage trek through “the Numbered Diseases of childhood”, I sort of poked fun at the new-fangled-kid doc who sat in the back row and thought that a “pox” was a “rash”? (more…)
OK, if you’ve been a reader of this column in the past, I know you can do it; so put on your white coat, get your stethoscope and let me watch how you “see” this next patient. Picking up the chart you see that he is a new patient to you, named Ryan. He […]
A man after my own heart – Dr. Lewis First took the words right out of my mouth. Nose picking in public is a habit which most parents desire to prevent continuing in their children. A child picking their nose in public just doesn’t speak well for either them or their parents.
[A compliment about the Pediatric House Calls website being good for fever help.] (more…)
[A mother wonders if there is a “second opinion” somewhere to help with her daughters nightly leg cramps which her current doctor doesn’t seem to see as a significant problem.] (more…)
An interesting article by Dr. David Palmiter (psychologist) discussing five questions parents should ask and answer for themselves about children’s sports and their children participating in them: Five Questions. These are good guys!
Almost six years ago the European alliance of rare disease patient organizations (Eurordis) launched the very first Rare Disease Day – 29th of February – as a bid to merely raise awareness for the challenges faced by rare disease patients, families, health professionals, researchers, members of industry and government stakeholders. (more…)