Category: Children’s health

Is my child too old to not be potty trained?

Question I’m taking a lot of grief from the other moms in our support group because my almost four-year old daughter is not yet toilet trained. I intend to follow her lead and when she’s ready I’m sure she’ll let … Continue reading

The vitamin your body may be lacking

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer Just this past week, I had to make the trip to the local pharmacy for another bottle of children’s multivitamin and I was amazed at the options available!  I think we all probably realize that multivitamins … Continue reading

The truth about kids and mental health medicines

About 6.3 percent of kids aged 12-19 are on prescription psychotropic medication according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This appears to be an increase over previous years, although comparable data is not readily available. These children … Continue reading

A locker full of energy drinks

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis This past weekend, my middle school daughter said that at lunch on Friday, her friends were talking about what their favorite energy drinks were.  She stopped there…probably knows her mom well enough to know what is … Continue reading

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