Category: Children’s health

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

Electronic cigarettes and keeping kids safe

The issue of electronic cigarettes continues to heat-up – particularly as it relates to child poisonings.  As I’ve shared in previous blog posts, e-cigarettes are a real threat – especially to young, inquisitive children.  This week, State Senator Shannon Jones … Continue reading

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