Parents ask me everyday what is the best way to keep their child healthy this winter. It’s simple, teach them how to wash their hands. As a mom, I know this sanitizing task is often easier said than done. So how do you know
Did you know that October is “Organize Your Medical Information Month?” Organizing your child’s medical information can help you remember when his last whooping cough vaccine was or what medication he took last winter when for wheezing. To help you get your
By Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP “Mommy, my throat hurts!” We’ve all heard this often–usually at 3 am, and the next stop is the pediatrician’s office. Parents often look to antibiotics as a cure-all for whatever ails their child.
“It goes without saying that the latest book by the American Academy of Pediatrics is packed with solid advice about caring for kids ages 0 – 3… the next best thing to having your own pediatrician at hand 24/7.”