Category Archives: Teens

Summer Travel with Kids

Here’s a podcast from RadioMD about summer travel with kids that I did last week. Listen here. Happy Trails!

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Eating with Kids at Home

Want to start a dialog about eating a little better at home? Check out this video from DocMikeEvans here.

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How tall will your child be? How do you get them there?

Protein and nutrients are important for your child’s final height. This study of over 4000 kids found that children who drank milk versus non-dairy drinks were shorter. The researchers projected that a child who drinks 3 cups (24 ounces or … Continue reading

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Screen and Media Plan

The American Academy of Pediatrics Media Plan can help families tackle screen and media use. Link to the page here. Babies and toddlers under 18 months old don’t need a media plan: screen time isn’t recommended (except for video chatting). … Continue reading

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Contraception Resource Page

Sex, Etc. offers media created young adults by young adults here. Information on selecting hormonal birth control is here. Information on starting and continuing birth control pills is here. Information on emergency contraception is here.  

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Tummy Information for Dr. Mom and Dr. Dad

From food sensitivities to constipation, the GI Kids website provides all sorts of good stuff. Search for your topic here. The site is the work of NASPGHAN – the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.  

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Winter Break Hours

Winter Break: kids are home! We are open 12/26-12/30/2016 for well care and urgent care. Please call to schedule to catch up on physicals, flu shots, asthma care. Stay well! For our college students, this is a good time to … Continue reading

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Sports Rule!

Keep it fun and learn lifelong skills to stay active. Mix it up and participate in multiple sports until puberty to avoid injuries and burnout. Early specialization may not advance athletic goals. Take three months off each year in increments … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between a Sports Physical and a Yearly Physical?

As more schools and quick care outlets offer Sports Physicals, we felt that we should explain the difference between a Sports Physical and a Yearly Physical. Many adolescents and their parents believe that a Sports Physical is equivalent to a … Continue reading

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This Fall It’s a Shot in the Arm

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending flu shots for the 2016-2017 winter season and not the intranasal flu vaccine after studying the different products. Our office ordered flu vaccines in February of 2016 and will update families and patients … Continue reading

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