Posts Tagged ‘Pediatrics’

7 Reasons Kids are Fat and 7 Simple Ways to Fight back

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:36 1 Comment

Guest Blog by Carol Torgan, Ph.D., FACSM
School bus stops, food courts, video arcades – everywhere we look we see evidence of the often repeated stat that nearly one in three U.S. children and adolescents aged 2 through 19 years are overweight or obese.
In a recent briefing on childhood obesity held in Washington, D.C. to highlight […]

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What Moms Ought to Know About Pouring Their Child’s Medicine

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 20:56 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A Spoonful of Medicine:  Not a good thing
A recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that people who use a kitchen spoons to pour liquid medicine aren’t getting the right dosage. Here’s what to use to get it right.
Measuring Precisely is Vital
Ask any pastry chef or professional […]

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Dr. Greene’s Top Parenting Dos and Don’ts

Thursday, October 23, 2008 11:51 No Comments

Each day I see parents trying their best to do what’s right for their families, but no one has the perfect guidebook that tells parents what to do. Here are the top eight solvable problems that I advise parents to remedy today.
1. Do… Have confidence in your parenting style.
Don’t… Worry about what your parents or […]

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Saving the Planet, One Diaper at a Time

Thursday, July 24, 2008 11:47 No Comments

By Alan Greene, MD
As a father and pediatrician, I’ve changed many diapers-enough to teach me that diapers are a daily reminder that as humans we deplete resources as we consume, and we make messes with our waste.
Those landfill diapers that are so easily tossed into the trash are clearly a major ecological issue. But what […]

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Back Up Your Child’s Diet

Thursday, May 15, 2008 11:54 No Comments

By Alan Greene, MD
You know that it is wise to back up your computer’s hard drive; I recommend backing up your child’s food drive with a daily multivitamin/mineral supplement. This simple habit could improve your child’s health and even intelligence. I’ll explain briefly why I feel strongly about this:
For young babies, breast milk provides an […]

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