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  • Cancer preventing vaccine!

    August 3, 2015

    This is such a shame! I really encourage all parents of children / young adults between the ages of 9 years and 26 years old to read this article. Their generation can grow up without two types of cancer! Cervical and Mouth/Throat cancer have been reported due to this virus. I ...

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  • The risks of social media!

    August 2, 2015

    Try to get your teens to disconnect! The research continues to show the same results!

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  • Good Infant Care Practices

    July 30, 2015

    This morning on WINK TV’s XCW, I discussed a recent report that doctors either don’t advise new mothers or incorrectly advise new mothers on breastfeeding, sleep position and location, pacifier use and immunizations. Here’s the link:

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  • Best way to keep your weight in control when you have diabetes.

    July 28, 2015

    The key is to find the right balance between carbohydrates, fat and protein. I have struggled with my weight my whole life and am constantly trying to find the right balance. I have several good friends presently with the same battle and diabetes. This article comes up with a nice balance.

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  • Car Safety for Children and Infants

    July 23, 2015

    Today on WINK I discussed car safety for children and infants. We ran out of time, so I will post the important information about children being left in a hot car. Preventable and heartbreaking deaths happen when children are left alone in hot cars. Here in the US, more than 600 children have died that way ...

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  • Let’s do this for the boys and girls!

    July 18, 2015

    I think we all need to remember that there are lots of men and women overseas who are in the Armed Forces and assuring our Freedom. A friend told me of one man’s concern over in Afghanistan. He sees his fellow soldiers not getting mail or packages from home. I want to ...

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  • Energy For Life Walk!

    July 17, 2015

    Fort Myers will be hosting the First Annual Energy For Life Walk on November 14, 2015. I have a team that I am organizing and we want lots of teams to walk and sponsor this event. Sponsorships start at $25,000 for Presenting Partnerships and go all the way down to $500 for Supporters. ...

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  • So sorry to all my followers.

    July 16, 2015

    It was just brought to my attention last night that you can’t just click on the links and open them up. For those of us who are not ‘tech-savy,’ just copy the link and then paste it in the search bar to open it up. Enjoy!

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  • Food Allergy Testing

    July 16, 2015

    I was on WINK – TV’s XCW discussing allergies to food and testing. We do allergy testing in the office and have had lots of great results with the testing and therapies.

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  • It’s important to disconnect from electronics.

    July 15, 2015

    I have had lots of discussions lately concerning mental health and electronic usage. It’s great to take a break!

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  • Allergic reactions are no joke!

    July 14, 2015

    If you or your children have allergic reactions, sometimes a second reaction can occur hours later. This article discusses why this happens and what to do about it.

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  • Your teeth last you a lifetime!

    July 13, 2015

    Don’t forget to take care of them and teach your children the same. I tried to instill good dental hygiene in my children and attempt to do it daily in the office.

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  • Talking to your baby!

    July 10, 2015

    Language development in babies starts right from birth. Here’s the latest research on how to maximize your child’s language.

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  • How early is too early for sports?

    July 9, 2015

    In case you missed it this morning, here is my WINK XCW segment discussing just this topic.

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  • Children with Autism are hypersensitive to touch and sound …

    July 6, 2015

    And this new research shows that they are also hypersensitive to smell.

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  • A phrase I say at least daily …

    July 5, 2015

    If your child has chronic diseases or illnesses, please read this and be your own best advocate.

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  • All Children in a family are equal!

    July 5, 2015

    I have so many wonderful families in my practice. They all involve the same dynamic: a parent /parents and a child / children. Please take a look at this article:

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  • I hope that all of you have a wonderful 4th of July!

    July 4, 2015

    I think it’s important to remind our children of the meaning behind the holiday!

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  • In case you missed it this morning on Wink TV …

    July 2, 2015

    I discussed Water versus Energy Drinks. We didn’t get to everything, so here is the ‘nitty-gritty:’ Hydration: Water vs. Sports Drinks: Exercise < 60 minutes + Low Intensity = water Exercise < 60 minutes + High Intensity = diluted sports drink Exercise > 60 minutes + Low Intensity = water should be OK Exercise > 60 minutes + ...

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  • First Energy For Life Walk!

    June 29, 2015

    The time is coming sooner than you think for our first annual Energy For Life Walk. I’d love for everyone to participate in whatever capacity you are able to do. Donate, walk, form a team, get your office to donate or sponsor!

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