Technology is everywhere — smartphones, tablets, laptops, video games — and kids, especially teens, are using these devices more than ever. Take a moment to picture your child as they use their phone or laptop. The impact of bad posture may reach beyond just a slouched appearance.
Children don’t need to know everything we’ve seen on the news and every story we’ve heard. Instead, it helps to focus on meeting them where they are. Here’s how to get started talking with your child about coronavirus (COVID-19).
HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection, affecting nearly 14 million adults and teens each year. Due to its prominence, the FDA has now approved the HPV vaccine for individuals aged 9 – 45, meaning adults and children can be protected from the virus by receiving the HPV vaccine.
Our Podiatrists discuss causes, symptoms and treatments for intoeing in infants, young children and older children.
Whether your child is on a recreational sports team or plays on a travel league, being a spectator involves planning ahead. From unexpected ways to stay hydrated to taking small breaks to move around, Family Medicine Physician, Katherine Parenti, MD, shares tips on how to keep the whole team cheering this season.
So, why do hives occur? It turns out that there are many different causes. Fortunately, most cases are relatively mild conditions that are not life threatening. But, there are a few instances where urticaria, or the hives, represents a serious underlying medical condition.
Each year, more than half a million children in the United States undergo surgery to remove their tonsils and adenoids due to recurring sore throats, enlarged tonsils or adenoids or frequent infections, especially those that cause other symptoms like obstructive sleep apnea or difficulty breathing.
Growing pains are nothing to worry about and will come and go throughout childhood, but have you ever wondered what it means or why it happens? Pediatrician, Dr. Malini Kumar, explains what is actually happening to a child’s body and how you can help.
Marketed as a healthy alternative to smoking, vaping is a relatively new trend that is growing at a fast rate. In September of 2019, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public warning, urging people not to use e‑cigarettes. Pediatrician, Dr. Kevin Germino, shares facts, risks and tips on talking to your teens about the dangers of vaping.
Stress can have a negative impact on your health, so it’s important to take steps to minimize any anxiety you and your family may be experiencing as you prepare for your new routine. Our team of experts share back-to-school exams your child may need and ways you can prepare to keep your child mentally and physically healthy.