Measles Outbreak Spreading!

Still hear too often from parents regarding unsubstantiated claims of vaccination induced medical problems, but rarely hear parents ask about the current outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases that are happening. The recent outbreak of pertussis in the USA has been … Read More…

Share


 

Video Games and Childhood Behavior

How much time does your child spend playing video games?

Statistics have shown that a significant number of elementary school children spend up to 14 hours a week playing video games. Playing too many video games can cause a child to Read More…

Share


 

Is your child skipping breakfast?

Is it “too early” to eat? Is there no time before school? No excuse!!! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After fasting all night, this will provide your child fuel for the day. Read More…

Share


 

Increase in flu cases

We have started to see increasing amounts of influenza in the last 2 weeks. Typical symptoms of the “flu” are fever, cough, headache, and muscle soreness. Fever can be present for 5 days or more, and the total illness will usually be close to 2 week Read More…

Share


 

How long does fast food “fuel” your body?

Every wondered how long the calories in that fast food meal last? Well, it depends on what you do after you eat it. Read More…

Share


 

Sports Related Head Injuries

Sports related head injuries in children and teens are way up: from 1997 to 2007 ED visits for concussions doubled in the 8 to 13 year groups, and more than doubled in the 14-19 year old group. Read More…

Share