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  • Free Fundraising Event for the Family!

    March 3, 2016

    Saturday, March 5, from 4-7 is the Butterflies of Hope Cupcake Camp 2016! It takes place at Il Primo Pizza and Wings, 13401 Summerlin Rd., Fort Myers, 33919. We ask that as many of you that can bake, bake! Get creative, make something crazy tasty, or if regular cupcakes is your specialty, that’s great ...

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  • Snoring and Your Child

    March 3, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW talking about children and snoring. http://www.winknews.com/2016/03/03/healthy-kids-snoring-concerns/

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  • Does Your First Drink Affect Your Brain?

    February 25, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning discussing just that and fetal alcohol syndrome. Here’s the link: http://www.winknews.com/2016/02/25/healthy-kids-alcohol-and-pregnancy/

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  • Lead Poisoning

    February 18, 2016

    In case you missed it, I discussed Lead Poisoning on WINK TV’s XCW this morning at 7:45. http://www.winknews.com/2016/02/18/healthy-kids-lead-poisoning/

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  • Zika Virus Revisited

    February 4, 2016

    Now that Zika Virus has shown up in Florida, including Lee County, I thought we should take a look at your risk. I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning discussing just that: http://www.winknews.com/2016/02/04/healthy-kids-zika-virus-outbreak/

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  • Campaign Alert!

    February 1, 2016

    Just where do the candidates stand on health care? http://www.webmd.com/health-insurance/20160129/presidential-candidates-abortion-obamacare?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Puzzle Pieces

    January 28, 2016

    Calling all patients and parents in the practice. I had purchased six train puzzles for the office with inserts of the letters ‘MacKoul.’ Almost all the pieces – 42 in all – are no longer here. If you or your child left the office with a piece, it would be greatly appreciated ...

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  • Zika Virus

    January 28, 2016

    I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning talking about Zika Virus: http://www.winknews.com/2016/01/28/healthy-kids-zika-virus/

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  • Cough and cold medicine recalls!

    January 14, 2016

    In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing the recent cough and cold medicine recall and medicine dosage administration. http://www.winknews.com/2016/01/14/healthy-kids-medicine-dispensers-for-cold-medicine/ The store brand names and lot numbers of the recalled five batches are: GUAIFENESIN GRAPE LIQ 4 OZ: H.E.B – Lot No. 5LK0592 Expiration date 08/2017 CVS – Lot No. 5MK0340 Expiration ...

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  • Do you have back pain?

    January 10, 2016

    This is a great study on how exercising can not only strengthen your back, but also help with back pain! http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/news/20160107/exercise-to-boost-spine-muscles-can-ease-back-pain-study-suggests?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • How much time is o’kay for your children to be on the computer?

    January 7, 2016

    In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing a new study on Nearsightedness and computer usage and recommendations for parents. http://www.winknews.com/2016/01/07/healthy-kids-your-kids-and-screen-time/

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  • Did your children get ‘noisy’ toys this holiday season?

    December 27, 2015

    Interesting read on how ‘noisy’ toys can suppress speech development. http://www.webmd.com/parenting/baby/news/20151223/noisy-electronic-toys-may-hamper-babies-verbal-skills?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Teeth are so very important!

    December 27, 2015

    I love articles like this. Remember good dental care in your New Year’s Resolutions: http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/features/5-things-you-didnt-know-about-your-teeth?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Happy Holidays to all!

    December 18, 2015

    We will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day this year. As always, if you have an emergency with your child, call our office at 239-415-1131 and follow the instructions given. Either our doctor or nurse practioner from All Children’s Hospital Triage Center will call you back to discuss what is going ...

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  • TV Segment

    December 18, 2015

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing eye-related toy injuries, green tea, and oil application to newborn’s skin. https://paintingwithatwist.com/locations/studio_giftcertificate.aspx?franchiseid=117

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  • Volunterrism and children!

    November 12, 2015

    In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing volunterrism and what children can do! I was joined by Drew Andersen who has started his own charity, Butterflies of Hope and is the face of the Million Dollar Goal for Mitochondrial Disease Research and Awareness. Here’s the link: http://www.winknews.com/2015/11/12/healthy-kids-children-and-volunteering/ It ...

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  • Volunteerism and Children!

    November 12, 2015

    In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing volunterrism and what children can do! I was joined by Drew Andersen who has started his own charity, Butterflies of Hope and is the face of the Million Dollar Goal for Mitochondrial Disease Research and Awareness. Here’s the link: http://www.winknews.com/2015/11/12/healthy-kids-children-and-volunteering/ It ...

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  • Energy for Life Walk (continued)

    November 10, 2015

    5 more days until the Energy for Life Walk! Please consider joining us -great event for the family! Fun, exercise and meeting some fantastic people who are trying to make a difference! http://www.energyforlifewalk.org/…/donorReg/donorPledge.asp… These are my faces of Mito! Help me to help them!

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  • Energy for Life Walk

    November 10, 2015

    5 more days until the Energy for Life Walk! Please consider joining us -great event for the family! Fun, exercise and meeting some fantastic people who are trying to make a difference! http://www.energyforlifewalk.org/…/donorReg/donorPledge.asp These are my faces of Mito! Help me to help them!  

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  • The Energy for Life Walk!

    November 10, 2015

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