Items Tagged ‘pediatric’

Ask the Doctors - Can peanut allergies now be prevented?

March 8, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Can peanut allergies now be prevented?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: When it’s our turn to bring team snacks to the kids’ weekend soccer games, the most challenging part is accommodating so many allergies, especially to peanuts. Is it true that there’s now a way to keep children from getting a peanut allergy in the first place? Food allergies among kids are a fact […]

View full entry

Tags: allergies, allergy, asthma, breathing problems, children, diet, digestive upset, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, eczema, food allergies, headache


A doctor's note for sunscreen at school? Why that's a mistake

August 23, 2017

A doctor’s note for sunscreen at school? Why that’s a mistake

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

An estimated 80 percent of a person’s exposure to ultraviolet radiation — most of it from sunlight — occurs before the age of 18. Sunscreen is one of our primary defense mechanisms against ultraviolet radiation, but schools across the United States face a challenge because the Food and Drug Administration classifies sunscreen as an over-the-counter […]

View full entry

Tags: back to school, broad-spectrum sunscreen, dermatology, Marcia Hogeling, melanoma, pediatric, pediatric dermatology, pediatrics, skin cancer, skin care, SPF, sun


Music therapist’s 5 tips for using music to improve health

June 9, 2017

Music therapist’s 5 tips for using music to improve health

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

Music therapy provides a host of health benefits ranging from developmental support for children to stress management

View full entry

Tags: featured, Jenna Bollard, music, music therapist, music therapy, musical instruments, parenting, pediatric, pediatrics, psychiatry, psychology, therapy