Category: Dr. Mom

6 tips to prevent heat exhaustion and stroke

My phone just notified me of a heat advisory for the area, just as football and other sports are gearing up for the fall. This is a recipe for disaster. I used to do triathlons and work with athletes in … Continue reading

4 tips for Earth Day fun!

By Dr. Stacy Meyer Happy Earth Day! What fun things do you have planned to celebrate our Mother Earth?   Our family has been celebrating all week as we have planted trees in the back of our property and set up … Continue reading

What’s this red bump that won’t go away?

A few months ago, I noticed a small bump on BusyBee’s face just above his lip. Initially, it looked like a pimple or small blister but it just didn’t go away. The “ah ha” moment came when it became more … Continue reading

What you need to know about the Zika virus

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer As a parent and a pediatrician, Zika virus, a virus that can cause severe birth defects, has certainly gotten my attention. As I am sure you have been hearing on the news, this virus has now … Continue reading

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