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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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  • Nasal Flu Vaccine is in the news again!

    August 18, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing a new study on the FluMist Vaccine. http://www.winknews.com/2016/08/18/healthy-kids-nasal-flu-vaccine/

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  • Zika Virus

    August 11, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing Zika Virus this morning. http://www.winknews.com/2016/08/11/healthy-kids-zika-and-pregnancy/

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  • Golden Baby Shoe Award Winner 2016 is Dr. Dana Crater!

    August 6, 2016

    All of us at MacKoul Pediatrics Fort Myers are so very proud to announce that Dr. Dana Crater is one of this years awardees of the Golden Baby Shoe Award. I was fortunate to win in 2014. Looking at the Golden Baby Shoe Award website today, I started looking at the impressive list of past ...

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  • Energy for Life Walk!

    August 5, 2016

    I had a great meeting last night with the organizers for the Energy For Life Walk! Last year was our first walk and it was such a success! We are looking forward to this year’s event on December 3, 2016. We are hoping to make this walk even better. For those ...

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  • This Week is World Breastfeeding Week!

    August 4, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning discussing World Breastfeeding Week! http://www.winknews.com/2016/08/04/healthy-kids-world-breastfeeding-week/

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  • Are Homemade Baby Foods Better Than Store Bought?

    August 1, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing a recent article about just this subject. Take a look: http://www.winknews.com/2016/07/31/healthy-kids-home-cooked-baby-and-infant-foods-versus-store-bought/

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  • Facetime and Toddlers: Good or Bad?

    July 21, 2016

    In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing a new article published this week from Lafayette College (my brother Kevin’s Alma Mater)! Interesting results in that it was a good thing! http://www.winknews.com/2016/07/21/healthy-kids-toddlers-and-screen-time/

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  • Nail biting and Thumb Sucking

    July 14, 2016

    In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing a new study and the link between nail biting and thumb sucking with decreased chance of allergies in adulthood. http://www.winknews.com/2016/07/14/healthy-kids-nail-biting-and-thumb-sucking/

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  • The Flu Vaccine is in the news!

    July 7, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning talking about the Flu Vaccine and pregnancy along with the CDC’s recommendation a few weeks ago of not using the Flu Mist Vaccine. http://www.winknews.com/2016/07/07/healthy-kids-flu-vaccine-recommendations/

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  • National Safe Driving Week

    June 30, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing Safety on the roads: http://www.winknews.com/2016/06/30/healthy-kids-driving-safety/

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  • Youth Heart Screening

    June 28, 2016

    Attention all young athletes. Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among young athletes and often provides no advance signs or symptoms. Electrocardiogram (EKG) is a tool that may detect a child’s risk for sudden cardiac arrest. To provide peace of mind to young athletes and their families, Golisano Children’s Hospital of ...

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  • National Safety Month

    June 28, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW on Thursday, the 23rd, talking about National Safety Month: http://www.winknews.com/2016/06/23/healthy-kids-national-safety-month/

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  • Children and Sleep

    June 16, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this am discussing the AASM and the AAP’s new sleep recommendations. http://www.winknews.com/2016/06/16/healthy-kids-is-your-child-getting-enough-sleep/

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  • What to Do With Your Children This Summer!

    June 2, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing just this: http://www.winknews.com/2016/06/02/healthy-kids-summer-routines/

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  • Two Local Children Win National Heartstrings Award!

    May 27, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning announcing the Second Annual Heartstrings Award for the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation! Our local children, Andrew Andersen and Makenzie Lawrey have won the award! They are on a million dollar mission to raise funds and awareness for Mitochondrial Disease (Mito). ...

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  • Sports and Head Injuries

    May 13, 2016

    This has been a hot topic of late. Here is another article expressing concern about even mild head injuries: http://www.webmd.com/brain/news/20160512/even-mild-football-head-hits-can-harm-vision?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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