What you need to know about immunizing your child

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Protecting our children: it’s on all of our minds right now, especially, and it will always be. That is why I decided to write my final... Read more

Mono: just one 'kiss'− that’s all it takes

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By Rima Himelstein One of my patients drove home from college to see me because she was “just not feeling well.” About a month... Read more

The top 10 foods nutrition experts won’t feed their kids

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In my quest to make the world of pediatric nutrition less confusing for parents, sometimes the simplest information is left out. Sometimes... Read more

Air quality and how it affects asthma in children

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By Christopher C. Chang, M.D., Ph.D. A lot of children experience wheezing in response to weather conditions, allergens, air quality and exercise... Read more

Tobacco Smoke’s New Danger for Kids

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By Sari Harrar In one of the first studies of its kind, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing recently found that... Read more

Little Kids with Adult-Sized Sleep Problems

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By Sari Harrar Health-threatening snoring and obstructive sleep apnea -- pauses in breathing throughout the night -- aren’t just problems... Read more

Making the best of the fast food option

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Picture this: A mom is rushing to get some holiday shopping done after work before picking the kids up from basketball and ballet. Before... Read more

The travails of the female athlete

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The first time I met my 16-year-old patient, she hadn’t had a period for 14 months. For the past year, she had felt moody, had difficulty... Read more