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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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  • 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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