Tooth Brushing Tips – WebMD

Is brushing teeth a nightly battle in your home? To prevent brushing battles, here are some age-appropriate tips I’ve learned from patients, parents, and my own two boys. Read the rest of Tooth Brushing Tips on WebMD.

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Mommy Call: Eczema

Question: Hi Dr. Tanya, My daughter just turned a year this July, she has had eczema since 3 months. Her doctor told me to apply lotion 2 times a day, but lately it is getting much worse. She has dry…

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Family Dinner Frenzy – WebMD

One of the most important household routines is the family dinner. But, with long work hours, and hectic schedules, patients tell me that they just can’t find time to share a meal. I get it. Check out my tips for…

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Back to School Physicals

By Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP Back to school checklist: books, paper, pencils, clothes, sneakers….physical! September means back to school, and just as important as new school supplies, a back-to-school physical will help prepare your child or teen for the…

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Brown Bag It!—Pack a Healthy Lunch for Your Child This School Year

By Rachel Scherr and Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann The scent of shiny new notebooks and freshly sharpened pencils fills the air; it is that magical time of year again–BACK TO SCHOOL! With summer winding down and the constant aroma of…

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