Pediatric Health

Dr. Tavel: Making Kids’ Eye Exams Less Scary

Our 6-year-old daughter had been complaining of headaches. And because two of her aunts wore eyeglasses at very early ages, we knew we had...

Keep Calm and Parent On

We think of childhood as a carefree time of play and fun, but in reality, anxiety can manifest in children at nearly any age....

That Gut Feeling: Your Digestive Health

Does it seem like you get sick a lot? Like all the time? Whether you’re constantly fighting a sinus infection or find yourself prone...

Lowering Your Daughter’s Risk of Breast Cancer

Being a parent is the most beautiful and simultaneously terrifying adventure possible. SIDS, terrible twos, learning to drive, heading off to college – the...

Lowering Your Daughter’s Risk of Breast Cancer

Being a parent is the most beautiful and simultaneously terrifying adventure possible. SIDS, terrible twos, learning to drive, heading off to college – the endeavor of raising...

Common Misconceptions about ADHD

“Isn’t everyone a little ADHD?”    “Those kids just don’t want to sit still.”    “Girls don’t have ADHD.”    “I was the same way when I was in school,...

Doc McStuffins Encourages Empathy and Wellbeing

With one touch of her stethoscope something magical happens. Not only do Doc McStuffins’s toy friends come to life, but she encourages healthy habits, independence, confidence and...

Bringing Your Preemie Home

According to March of Dimes, 1 out of every 10 babies will be born prematurely – meaning before 37 weeks gestation. For these preemies, the journey...

An Underused and Important Vaccination

Did you know that only 40 percent of girls and 22 percent of boys between 13 and 17 years of age have been vaccinated...

Eating Disorders in Young Children

40-60% of elementary school girls (ages 6-12) are concerned about their weight or about becoming too fat. Hospitalizations for eating disorders in children under...

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