5 tips for keeping your teen alive

More young people die from automobile accidents than from any other cause. A recent study published in Injury Epidemiology concluded that about half of the young drivers involved in automobile fatalities were under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, or both. … Continue reading

4 myths on bedwetting

Myth #1  My child is dry during the day so should be dry at night Actually daytime dryness is typically achieved earlier than nighttime dryness.  Children can typically master daytime dryness by the age of 4 years, whereas nighttime dryness … Continue reading

An easy way to cook butternut squash

Have you noticed the butternut squash sitting in the grocery store?  When a butternut squash arrives in our Happy Box, I know it will not only look cool on our counter, but be tasty and is a super source of … Continue reading

10 fun activities to stay active this winter

Winter season is finally here and brought with it colder weather and shorter days.  This is a common time for families to “hibernate” and decrease activity level.  As a pediatric endocrinologist who follows patient weights closely, this is when I … Continue reading

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