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…

The Kid’s Doctor: Remember that fever is your child’s friend

The Kid’s Doctor: Remember that fever is your child’s friend

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com Every year, during the fall and winter “sick season,” I see 20-30 patients a day…

Restless Children

Restless Children

Many kids find sleep elusive, due in part to an ADHD misdiagnosis By Nancy Maes Youngsters of all ages need…

Being Cared For

Being Cared For

Above photo: Daniel Johnson, MD, Comer Children’s Hospital at The University of Chicago Medicine Chicago boasts several nationally leading pediatric…

Injuries of the Overused

Injuries of the Overused

By specializing in a single sport year-round, young athletes are at risk for injuryBy Eve Becker The three-sport athlete—someone who…

Doctor’s Orders

Doctor’s Orders

Vaccinations don’t cause autism, they save lives By Dr. Gena Vennikandam For a lot of kids, a trip to the…