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  • Energy for Life Walk Is This Saturday

    December 1, 2016

    It will be a great event for the family. We’ll have Santa, Too Tall Tory, Faces by Joelle, lots of food and beverages and the most important thing is you will be supporting Mitochondrial Disease and Research. In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing the Walk and Mitochondrial Disease: http://www.winknews.com/2016/12/01/healthy-kids-mitochondrial-disease/

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  • Energy for Life Walk CORRECTION

    November 30, 2016

    This Saturday is the Energy for Life Walk to help raise awareness and funds for research and treatment for Mitochondrial Disease. Your dollars will also help research for Diabetes, Autism, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Cancer. My hero, Drew Andersen was on TV this morning discussing the upcoming Walk. I’ll be on tomorrow doing ...

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  • Free Youth EKG Screening

    November 21, 2016

    To provide peace of mind to young students and their families, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida offers free EKG testing to middle and high school-aged athletes. Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among young athletes and often provides no advance signs or symptoms. Electrocardiogram is a tool that may ...

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  • Thanksgiving Holiday Hours Reminder!

    November 21, 2016

    To allow my staff to spend this wonderful holiday with their loved ones, we will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 25, 2016. Should you have any questions or problems with your children, please call our office number for instructions of what to do. Our office number is 239-415-1131. I would like to wish you ...

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  • Essential Oils and Home Remedies for Children and Adults!

    November 17, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing Lavender and Tea Tree Oil and their safety in children. I also discussed some home remedies that really work! http://www.winknews.com/2016/11/17/healthy-kids-are-essential-oils-safe-for-your-kids/

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  • Chronic Sleep Deprivation in Teens!

    November 10, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing just that this morning: http://www.winknews.com/2016/11/10/healthy-kids-insufficient-sleep-in-teens/

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  • The Energy for Life Walk is on December 3, 2016

    November 8, 2016

    Three weeks away from The Energy for Life Walk! Mitochondrial Disease affects 1 in 4 people and the research you will be funding also supports research to support Autism, Parkinson’s Disease, Diabetes and Cancer. I have taken care of several children with Mitochondrial Disease in my career as a Pediatrician. One family ...

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  • Autism and Mitochondrial Disease!

    November 3, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning discussing two new research papers out this week linking Autism and Mitochondrial Disease, and a separate article on Early Intervention with Autism and parents. I apologize for a ‘poor performance’ by me, but the message is important! It is also ...

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  • Energy for Life Walk

    November 1, 2016

    We are a little over a month away from this year’s Energy for Life Walk! On December 3, 2016, we will be walking to help raise a million dollars for a cure! http://www.energyforlifewalk.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=1160966&supid=422845595 Please help in any way. Donate or sponsor! Join us and form a team to walk! Mitochondrial Disease affects 1 in 4 ...

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  • Happy November!

    November 1, 2016

    I couldn’t let Halloween go by without sharing this: https://www.yahoo.com/style/our-favorite-halloween-costume-is-a-strung-out-looking-girl-dressed-as-her-mom-172517153.html

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  • Parents and the Media

    October 27, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW last week talking about Parents and the Media: http://www.winknews.com/2016/10/20/healthy-kids-technology-and-parenting/

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  • AAP New Guidelines on Children and the Media and SIDS!

    October 27, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning discussing the American Academy of Pediatrics new guidelines on Children and the Media and SIDS: http://www.winknews.com/2016/10/27/healthy-kids-new-guidelines-for-kids-media-use-and-sids-prevention/

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  • Cardboard Boxes for Babies and Corporal Punishment in Schools

    October 13, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing two recent articles: http://www.winknews.com/2016/10/13/healthy-kids-two-new-childhood-studies/ I didn’t have time to complete the topic but it’s important to point out that it is a felony to hit a dog in the way the school’s use corporal punishment, but school employees are exempt. It is also concerning ...

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  • Teething Tablets and Flu Update!

    October 6, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning discussing the concerns about CVS and Hyland’s Teething Tablets and new information about Influenza. http://www.winknews.com/2016/10/06/healthy-kids-homeopathic-teething-tablets/

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  • Omega-3 and Omega-6 Supplements Help all Children with Reading!

    September 29, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK-TV’s XCW discussing a recent study. http://www.winknews.com/2016/09/29/healthy-kids-fatty-acid-supplementation/

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  • United Nations Called a Summit for the 4th Time in Their History to Discuss Antibiotic Resistance.

    September 22, 2016

    In case you missed WINK New’s report last night on the UN Summit, here it is: http://www.winknews.com/2016/09/21/united-nations-swfl-doctors-combat-antibiotic-resistance/

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  • Concussions

    September 22, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussion concussions, head injuries and children with sports injuries today. http://www.winknews.com/2016/09/22/healthy-kids-concussions/

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  • No Flu Mist This Season!

    September 8, 2016

    Despite an article contradicting the CDC report on the efficacy of the Flu Mist Vaccine, the AAP along with all the other official committees have recommended not using the Flu Mist Vaccine this upcoming cold and flu season. In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing just that and much ...

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  • Is Your Child Really Sick?

    September 1, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning discussing just that! http://www.winknews.com/2016/09/01/healthy-kids-is-your-child-sick-or-faking-it/

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  • Strollers, Carriers and Trampoline Injuries

    August 26, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK-TV’s XCW yesterday discussing two recent articles discussing stroller and carrier injuries and a separate article discussing trampoline park injuries. Take a look: https://www.winknews.com/2016/08/26/stroller-carrier-and-trampoline-injuries-what-parents-need-to-know/

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