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  • Now that your children are back in school …

    September 17, 2015

    I have tips to keep them healthy. In case you missed WINK TV’s XCW this morning, I was on talking about just this topic. http://www.winknews.com/2015/09/17/healthy-kids-back-to-school-tips/

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  • Caffeine is in the news!

    September 16, 2015

    It was a hard journey, but I’m pretty much caffeine-free and feeling great. This article came out today. Take a look: http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/news/20150916/caffeine-at-night-may-disrupt-the-bodys-internal-clock?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Drugs, alcohol and mental well being were in the Pediatric News this week.

    September 10, 2015

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’S XCW this morning discussing all of these! http://www.winknews.com/2015/09/10/healthy-kids-alcohol-concerns/

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  • Head Lice

    September 3, 2015

    I’m trying not to itch! In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW talking about the recent research about head lice. http://www.winknews.com/2015/09/03/health-kids-head-lice-and-resistance-to-common-treatments/

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  • Okay, time to take care of ourselves!

    August 30, 2015

    I find we are great in getting care for our children, but neglect our own health. Take a look at this article: http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/features/12-possible-heart-symptoms-never-to-ignore?page=3

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  • WINK TV’s XCW’s Television Segment this morning.

    August 27, 2015

    In case you missed it, I discussed three articles published this week discussing food and children. http://www.winknews.com/2015/08/27/healthy-kids-eating-habits/

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  • Is your teen stressed?

    August 26, 2015

    Here’s a great article on the best way to deal with a stressed teenager. http://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/mood/tips-teen-angst?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Good start to the new school year!

    August 22, 2015

    As your children start the school year, here’s a great article on spotting stress. We forget that ‘being a kid’ can be stressful at times. Worth the read: http://www.webmd.com/children/news/20150817/stress-survey?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • National Vaccine Month

    August 20, 2015

    I did my usual Thursday morning segment on WINK TV’s XCW at 6:50 talking about National Vaccine Month, the month of August. It coincided with ‘back to school.’ http://www.winknews.com/2015/08/20/healthy-kids-vaccines/

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  • Depression and Heart Disease

    August 13, 2015

    I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing lead paint poisoning, heart disease and depression along with reading to your baby. http://www.winknews.com/2015/08/13/healthy-kids-depression-and-heart-disease/

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  • Back to School Time!

    August 12, 2015

    Thursday on WINK-TV’s XCW, I talked with Jennifer Stacy about our children getting back to school! We covered many topics but did not get to the following: Back to School Shopping: Don’t forget rebates and receipts. Get priorities and wait for open house or first day of school. Tax-free days – August 7 – 16, 2015 Check out refurbished ...

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  • Cancer preventing vaccine!

    August 3, 2015

    This is such a shame! I really encourage all parents of children / young adults between the ages of 9 years and 26 years old to read this article. Their generation can grow up without two types of cancer! Cervical and Mouth/Throat cancer have been reported due to this virus. I ...

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  • The risks of social media!

    August 2, 2015

    Try to get your teens to disconnect! The research continues to show the same results! http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/news/20150731/too-much-facebook-twitter-tied-to-poor-mental-health-in-teens?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Good Infant Care Practices

    July 30, 2015

    This morning on WINK TV’s XCW, I discussed a recent report that doctors either don’t advise new mothers or incorrectly advise new mothers on breastfeeding, sleep position and location, pacifier use and immunizations. Here’s the link: http://winknews.com/2015/07/30/healthy-kids-infant-care-practices/

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  • Best way to keep your weight in control when you have diabetes.

    July 28, 2015

    The key is to find the right balance between carbohydrates, fat and protein. I have struggled with my weight my whole life and am constantly trying to find the right balance. I have several good friends presently with the same battle and diabetes. This article comes up with a nice balance. http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/features/diabetes-weight-loss-diet-plan?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Car Safety for Children and Infants

    July 23, 2015

    Today on WINK I discussed car safety for children and infants. We ran out of time, so I will post the important information about children being left in a hot car. http://winknews.com/2015/07/23/healthy-kids-preventing-child-car-deaths/ Preventable and heartbreaking deaths happen when children are left alone in hot cars. Here in the US, more than 600 children have died that way ...

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  • Let’s do this for the boys and girls!

    July 18, 2015

    I think we all need to remember that there are lots of men and women overseas who are in the Armed Forces and assuring our Freedom. A friend told me of one man’s concern over in Afghanistan. He sees his fellow soldiers not getting mail or packages from home. I want to ...

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  • Energy For Life Walk!

    July 17, 2015

    Fort Myers will be hosting the First Annual Energy For Life Walk on November 14, 2015. I have a team that I am organizing and we want lots of teams to walk and sponsor this event. Sponsorships start at $25,000 for Presenting Partnerships and go all the way down to $500 for Supporters. ...

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  • So sorry to all my followers.

    July 16, 2015

    It was just brought to my attention last night that you can’t just click on the links and open them up. For those of us who are not ‘tech-savy,’ just copy the link and then paste it in the search bar to open it up. Enjoy!

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  • Food Allergy Testing

    July 16, 2015

    I was on WINK – TV’s XCW discussing allergies to food and testing. We do allergy testing in the office and have had lots of great results with the testing and therapies. http://www.winknews.com/2015/07/16/healthy-kids-food-allergies/

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