Archive for the General Pediatrics Category

Teen Vaping – Awareness and Prevention
November 22, 2019

Parental awareness and preventive conversations are essential to keeping our teens safe from vaping.  This health concern has been escalating in the news, and parents need to know this common […]

Diabetes Distress, Coping and Thriving
November 20, 2019

When the onset of type 1 diabetes occurs, there may be confusion and denial. The symptoms of type 1 diabetes can mask themselves as a multitude of other things, and […]

Conversations with Our Daughters About Breast Health
October 10, 2019

As girls begin to develop they ask themselves “what are normal breasts supposed to look and feel like?” As women age, they continue to ask themselves the same question, and […]

Make Time for Walking
October 9, 2019

It’s a great season to be outdoors, go out for a walk, enjoy Florida’s expansive blue skies and natural wonder, all while getting some regular exercise. According to the American […]

Handwashing, an Amazing Safeguard
October 9, 2019

Did you know there is something so simple that we can do daily to protect ourselves from germs?  Washing our hands! “Regular and effective handwashing has proven to reduce the […]

Kids and High Cholesterol
September 18, 2019

Encourage your children to be active and make heart healthy choices. Childhood obesity is on the rise, and with it comes, higher cholesterol levels and diabetes. Typically kids with high […]

Back to School Physical Time
July 10, 2019

When we think of summer, we think of long sunny days, enjoying the great outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. Summer is also the best season to book […]

Great Adventures: Traveling with Medical Conditions
June 14, 2019

For people living with special medical needs traveling can be challenging, but with lots of thoughtful planning, the globe can be your playground.  Here are some travel tips to help […]

ACL Risk for Girls
May 3, 2019

Boys do not own the word tough. Girls go shoulder to shoulder, competing for the inside track. Breaking free of the pack, they strike a blaze down the field. A […]

Every Breath We Take With Cystic Fibrosis
April 30, 2019

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. –Maya Angelou For people living with cystic fibrosis (CF), no […]

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