[I wrote this article some time ago. Re-reading it now, it seems just a bit “preachy” to me, but still very true. Read it anyway. You can handle it – and it’ll be good for you!)] A divorce is difficult, not only on the parents but also on the children. (more…)
I spend a lot of time writing about and explaining illness; while assuming you know about “bugs” and “viruses” and “Immunity” and “baby shots” (in quotation marks because they are “general” vague terms). Kids get sick, get better, get sick, get better and get sick again. How much is too much? Read more →
[A woman is grateful for the more thorough articles on the Pediatric House Calls blog.] (more…)
[A mother questions the necessity of a tonsillectomy recommended for malocclusion.] (more…)
Body Mass Index (BMI) uses weight and height to calculate a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people in order to screen for potential health problems. Here is a link to a BMI calculator for your child or teen to use.
The physical exam has not diminished in it’s critical importance even one smidgen over the years. If anything it’s even more important now than ever. Unfortunately, some physicians have succumbed to other pressures and are short-changing patients by neglecting them in favor of added cost testing and other laboratory work. Listen to this 5 minute […]