Age: Teens

Never give up until they buckle up.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA), over the past 5 years, almost half of the 1500+ kids 8-14 years old who died in car, SUV and van crashes were unbelted. This sobering statistic is one of the … Continue reading

4 home remedies for dealing with acne

This is a common topic with teenage patients and is important to them. The conversation in my office often starts with “we would like a referral to a dermatologist”.  There are a lot of great options for the treatment of … Continue reading

5 tips for easy meal planning

It takes energy and a commitment to live a healthy lifestyle.  My expertise is just one piece of the puzzle – eating healthy.  We are half way to success in our house when our home has been prepped for the … Continue reading

What “counts” as screen time?

By: Stacy Meyer, MD Recently, daddy (who is a high school teacher) and I had an interesting discussion regarding screen time for children.  I was commenting on the fact that our children are now engaging in more screen time in … Continue reading

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