Johnny Birdsong was 14 years old when his dad finally let him out on the river on his own. The Alumacraft with the 2.5 hp Yamaha outboard wasn’t much, but it was just enough for three generations of Birdsongs (Johnny, … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged climate change, environmental health, public health | 1 Comment
When counseling parents on the importance of fruits and vegetables in the diet, I’ll often tell kids that they can eat all of “Mother Nature’s Candy” they want. After reading the September 17th post (“Taste Buds: Lunch And Snacks”), a … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged nutrition, Taste Buds | 1 Comment
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By Sarah Kohl, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray Division Why are children and teens traveling abroad more susceptible to rabies? Should you worry about rabies if you travel abroad with children or adolescents? Yes. For a variety of reasons, children … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged The Travel-Ready M.D., travel medicine | Comments Off on The Travel-Ready M.D.
In the end, it really didn’t matter where this gentle man’s last breath was taken. After all, for his family, his close friends, his dear colleagues, countless patients (all now adults), and all who knew him well, it was understood that his … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
By Brian W. Donnelly, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — North Hills Division When artificial sweeteners were first introduced, many overweight people were delighted. It meant being able to have the same (or similar) sweetness while consuming fewer (or … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged microbiome, nutrition, Reflections of a Grinder | Comments Off on Too Sweet To Eat… Or Drink
A mother brings her completely immunized 8-year-old child into your office for his annual checkup and influenza vaccine. When you offer to give a flu vaccine to the mother as well, she declines. Which of the following reservations about … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged immunizations, influenza, influenza vaccine, prevention, public health | Comments Off on There Are No More Excuses ← Older posts