A few years ago, I attended a cataract surgery conference in Florida. This conference was created by some of the top cataract surgeons in the country and marketed as “cutting edge.”
As usual in these conferences, the female to male percentage was about 30-70%. To say
A new study shows a clear link between the hours of screen time kids have and their risk of diabetes. I talked about this and other risks of screentime on Better CT, along with tips for parents of kids of all ages!!
It’s a question I am asked almost daily.
I’ve always been an advocate for early eye exams. Yet many parents don’t know what that means exactly.
When my son was in nursery school, a classmate of his began bumping into things in class. Her mom didn’t think
[spacer height="20px"]Most people struggle about talking to kids about cancer. Many decide to avoid the topic altogether!
[spacer height="20px"]Most recently when my grandmother passed away, I was very open with my children. They understood when their great-grandmother’s health turned for the worse, and I continued to
[spacer height="20px"]We all know that kids are easy targets for commercials boosting not so healthy treats – “Choco Dracula” and multi colored juice drinks get kids excited and ready to beg mom or dad to buy them.
[spacer height="20px"]Yet do parents know that we are actually
[spacer height="20px"]It’s the topic NO parent wants to talk about. By the reactions I encounter when I mention LICE, you’d think I had brought up a topic like teen pregnancy or venereal disease. In fact your skin may be crawling just reading this. Imagine having
Whether or not you are excited for the fall, a trip to the eye doctor with your kids MUST be on your to-do list as we get ready to head back to school.
Why an ophthalmologist visit? You want an Eye MD examining your child,
[spacer height="20px"]1) ONE MORE TIME PLEASE – WHAT DOES SPF MEAN?
[spacer height="20px"]SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. It is actually a measure of UVB protection.
[spacer height="20px"]To determine this, scientists mimic high noon sun indoors and expose people with sunblock and without sunblock and compare how long
Turns out we haven’t been doing such a great job of keeping our kids hydrated in this country.
A recent study shows over HALF of U.S. children are dehydrated. What exactly does this mean?
The study looked at how concentrated kids urine was – including over 4,000
[spacer height="20px"]To vaccinate or not? It's a hot topic with strong opinions on both sides. Parents who have personal or religious beliefs against vaccinating have been able to exempt their kids from vaccines for decades now. That will be changing soon.
[spacer height="20px"]Since any “proof” about