Nearly a Third of Teens Use One or More Tobacco Products

Nearly a Third of Teens Use One or More Tobacco Products

While e-cigarettes are still the most popular, teenagers are also smoking other items like cigarillos — another worrisome sign for nicotine addiction, the C.D.C. says. By Jan Hoffman and Sheila Kaplan via New York Times Nearly one in three high school students has...
What is Croup?

What is Croup?

Croup is a common upper respiratory tract infection that can affect young children. Croup typically occurs in the fall and winter months and is caused by parainfluenza or influenza viruses, adenovirus, or respiratory syncytial virus. These viruses cause inflammation...
Breast-feeding tips: What new moms need to know

Breast-feeding tips: What new moms need to know

Breast-feeding can be challenging. Consider breast-feeding tips for new moms, from asking for help right away to letting baby set the pace. By Mayo Clinic Staff You know the benefits of breast-feeding. Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby....
Let’s Talk Teeth

Let’s Talk Teeth

Justin Lay, M.D. Teething and dental hygiene are frequently encountered topics in the Pediatric Office. In today’s article, we will discuss these topics and hopefully alleviate any fears or concerns associated with both tooth eruption and appropriate dental care. ...
Introducing Solids to your Baby

Introducing Solids to your Baby

Katherine B. Patrick, M.D. One common question faced by new parents is “how should my baby start baby food?” Initiation of solids (meaning any nutrition except breastmilk/formula, often referred to as pureed “baby food”) can raise a lot of questions but can also be a...
11 Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Summer

11 Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Summer

Summer is most people’s favorite time of the year. School is out, the weather is warm and it’s time to relax and recharge. Jill Tipograph, an expert on summer and founder of Everything Summer, says that “summer is a fantastic time for families...
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