How long does the flu last?

How long does the flu last?

The best treatment is to take steps to prevent illness. Few common illnesses are more unpleasant than the flu. The aches and pains, chills, fever, and cough are bad enough; add in the other potential symptoms of flu, including runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea,...
NATIONAL JUVENILE DIABETES MONTH

NATIONAL JUVENILE DIABETES MONTH

Diabetes is becoming more common in young people. According to the CDC, diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are surging among youth in the United States. From 2001 to 2017, the number of people under age 20 living with type 1 diabetes increased by 45%, and...
Reading Disorders: What parents need to know

Reading Disorders: What parents need to know

Reading is a cornerstone of learning. However, it’s not always easy for all kids to read. About 10 million children in the United States have some sort of reading disorder. People with reading disorders can face challenges when their brain processes written...
healthy snacks

healthy snacks

by Dr. Amanda Penny Like many parents, I frequently struggle to provide healthy snack options.  As a working mom whose kids seem to have endless after-school activities, I need snacks that are quick and convenient.  I’ve challenged myself to seek...
What is monkeypox?

What is monkeypox?

David W. Kimberlin, MD, FAAP The United States is among several countries where cases of monkeypox infections have been reported. The virus causes a rash that can look like chickenpox (varicella) or molluscum. The current...
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