Category: Children’s health

What’s the deal with this year’s flu shot?

Have you received your flu shot? Have your children received their flu shots?  All children older than 6 months of age (with little exception) should get the flu shot. You may have been hearing about a rise in the flu … Continue reading

4 key points on concussions and depression

The apparent suicide of an Ohio State athlete, who reportedly suffered prior concussions, brings the very real effects of a concussion to the spotlight again. Our sympathies go out to Kosta Karageorge, his family, friends, teammates, and team staff. How … Continue reading

How can I discipline as a grandparent?

Question My daughter and her three kids live with me. I always have to step in and discipline the kids because my daughter either doesn’t know what to do or doesn’t care to do it. I want to be the … Continue reading

Why are we seeing an increase in these patients?

In the ICU the closest I get to caring for children with psychiatric or developmental disorders are mostly teenagers that have overdosed on medications with subsequent medical symptoms or young toddlers and middle school children with violent behavior that require … Continue reading

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