Calvin and Hobbes:Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Sunday Funnies | Comments Off on Sunday Funnies
Alexander Tsiaras on YouTube: “Conception to Birth”. Pretty amazing when you think of it!Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Cool Video of the Week | Comments Off on Cool Video Of The Week
U.S. health officials urged more Americans on Thursday to get vaccinated against influenza for the upcoming flu season, adding there was plenty of vaccine on hand. I’ve heard every excuse in the book and I’m not buying it. Getting an … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged influenza, influenza vaccine | Comments Off on Get Your Flu Vaccine!
Michelle Healy reports on an AAP policy update: Bouncing up and down on a home trampoline may look like fun, but the popular piece of backyard equipment is “intrinsically dangerous” and should be strongly discouraged, says the co-author of an … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged trampolines | Comments Off on Trampoline Injuries
Pediatricians are primary care specialists. We spend much of the day in our offices diagnosing and treating illness: infections and inflammations primarily; psychological as well as physical; both acute and chronic. But a greater part of our day is spent … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged chronic disease, nutrition, obesity, prevention, Taste Buds | Comments Off on Taste Buds
The most important intervention seems to be rapid swaddling: Physical intervention of the 5 S’s (swaddling, side/stomach position, shushing, swinging, and sucking) provided decreased pain scores on a validated pain scale and decreased crying time among 2- and 4-month-old infants … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged immunizations | Comments Off on Reducing Pain During Infant Immunizations
With cold and flu season practically upon us, our dear friend and colleague Dr. Ellen Wald at the University of Wisconsin presents a timely review of acute bacterial sinusitis in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine: KEY CLINICAL POINTS … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged sinusitis | Comments Off on Acute Sinusitis
Salynn Boyles at WebMD provides another reason why pediatricians don’t like using antibiotics unless they are truly necessary: Overuse of antibiotics may help explain why more children are being diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In a new study, getting antibiotics, especially … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged antibiotics, inflammatory disease | Comments Off on Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Antibiotics ← Older posts