Spring Break Safety for Kids

Spring Break Safety for Kids

Spring break is coming up, and kids always find ways to get rid of pent up winter energy. The holiday can be relaxing for everyone, however, taking basic precautions reduces the risk of injury. Here are a few tips to help plan for a safe holiday: Protect against the...
Behavior Therapy for Children with ADHD

Behavior Therapy for Children with ADHD

Most experts recommend using both medication and behavior therapy to treat ADHD. This is known as a multimodal treatment approach.  There are many forms of behavior therapy, but all have a common goal—to change the child’s physical and social...
Ask the Pediatrician: back to school

Ask the Pediatrician: back to school

Q: I think my daughter is staying up too late. I’m worried she’ll fall asleep in class because she isn’t getting enough sleep. How much sleep does a 15-year-old need? A: Teens need 8 to 10 hours of sleep. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) supports the American...
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