Category: Children’s health

The hidden dangers of high school athletics

Participation in high school sports results in significant risks to the mental health of our teens. Are the risks worth the benefits? Sports are great activities for our kids. Teens acquire skills from teammates and caring coaches that they can’t … Continue reading

The secret to getting my kids to exercise

Recently, I came home from work hearing music and laughter coming from the living room. I was soon greeted by sweaty boys. What have you been doing? Yes, we have electronics in our home. Yes, we do have the challenge … Continue reading

The World Cup and women’s knee injuries

By: Dr. Lora Scott – Sports medicine Seeing the USA’s women’s soccer team win the World Cup, as well as the concern when Alex Morgan missed the first few rounds due to injury, gives us a chance to talk about … 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

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