Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

Innovative programs provide bridge between pediatric and adult care By Nancy Maes The teen years can be strewn with anxiety…

ABCs of Learning Disorders

ABCs of Learning Disorders

Students’ issues can be hard to detect By Megy Karydes Cheri Easterwood first noticed one of her twin daughters struggling…

Almost Home Kids

Almost Home Kids

Facility bridges the gap between hospital and home By Megy Karydes Mary*, 9 months old, with skeletal dysplasia and chronic respiratory…

Children Exposed to Pesticides Have Increased Risk of Blood Cancers, Study Says

Children Exposed to Pesticides Have Increased Risk of Blood Cancers, Study Says

By Nancy Maes Pesticides seem necessary to keep the home free from ants, cockroaches and other insects, but the toxic…

When Eating Isn’t Easy

When Eating Isn’t Easy

Picky eating in kids may be associated with behavioral issues By Nancy Maes Many parents are familiar with children who…

Looking For Autism

Looking For Autism

By Claire McCarthy, M.D. Autism isn’t exactly something parents want to find in their child, so it’s understandable that parents…

The Kid’s Doctor: Teens and headaches seem to go together

The Kid’s Doctor: Teens and headaches seem to go together

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com A recent study revealed that about 1 percent to 2 percent of adolescents have chronic…

Car Safety for Road-Warrior Parents

Car Safety for Road-Warrior Parents

By Morgan Lord Whether you’re off on a road trip or running errands on crowded city streets, keep your child…

The Kid’s Doctor: New study finds striking link between infant weight gain and childhood obesity

The Kid’s Doctor: New study finds striking link between infant weight gain and childhood obesity

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com A new study out of Harvard University, published recently in Pediatrics, looks at infant weight…

The Kid’s Doctor: Generic medication may not be best for all ADHD patients

The Kid’s Doctor: Generic medication may not be best for all ADHD patients

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com If your child takes medications for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), you may be noticing…