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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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  • Halloween Safety

    October 31, 2015

    Please be safe out there as you celebrate the holiday: http://www.safekids.org/tip/halloween-safety-tips

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  • AAP Recommends New Guidelines for Children and Adolescent Sports!

    October 29, 2015

    I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning discussing the new recommendations for sports and children. http://www.winknews.com/2015/10/29/healthy-kids-new-rule-on-full-contact-sports/

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  • Teen Smoking Is Down But Marijuana Usage Is Up

    October 18, 2015

    More teens are not smoking, but marijuana usage is going up! While worried parents may take comfort in new statistics that show smoking among American teenagers has dropped 64 percent in recent years, the same report also shows that marijuana use has doubled. http://teens.webmd.com/news/20151015/fewer-teens-smoking-cigarettes-but-twice-as-many-using-pot-cdc?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    October 15, 2015

    I was on WINK TV’S XCW this morning talking about a new study on CPR: http://www.winknews.com/2015/10/15/healthy-kids-cpr/

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  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Flu Season!

    October 8, 2015

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’S XCW talking about the flu this morning. http://www.winknews.com/2015/10/08/healthy-kids-flu-season/

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  • October is Bullying Prevention Month!

    October 3, 2015

    I like this letter written by a man who is on the spectrum and shows what intervention can do for you! https://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2015/09/29/open-letter-those-who-bully-people-special-needs

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  • Sleep Is So Important!

    October 3, 2015

    Three articles published in the pediatric news this week. I was on WINK TV’s XCW talking about this: http://www.winknews.com/2015/10/01/the-importance-of-sleep/

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  • Great advice!

    September 25, 2015

    Your state of mind is so important! Take a look at this article looking at just that for both students and adults. http://www.webmd.com/balance/news/20150924/mindfulness-stress-school-work?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • This is Mitochondrial Awareness Week

    September 25, 2015

    Yesterday on WINK TV’s XCW, I was on with one of my favorite patients, Drew Andersen. Here’s the link. I am so impressed and proud of this young man each and every time I see him. He has been through so much and is so mature and wise for his age. http://www.winknews.com/2015/09/24/healthy-kids-mitochrondial-disease/

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  • We are all guilty of being too hard on ourselves!

    September 21, 2015

    This is a great read: http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/features/are-you-sabotaging-your-own-health?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • First Annual Energy for Life Walk is to take place on November 14, 2015.

    September 18, 2015

    Please support me in my efforts to help Drew and Mckenzie raise $1,000,000 for Mitochondrial Research! See the attached link for details about the walk and the kids’ story. http://www.energyforlifewalk.org/faf/search/searchTeamPart.asp?ievent=1137190&team=6371282

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