Ep. 81 Diabetes in Kids

I hope you all had a safe and joyful Thanksgiving! According to the CDC, both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes have increased in U.S. youth raising a public health concern. Therefore, observing Childhood Diabetes Awareness every November is very…

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts life as we know it, environmental hazards have consistently been a threat to our health, especially in children whose developing brains and bodies are more vulnerable to toxins. ¬†These hazards are in the water we…

Ep. 77 Marijuana? Kids?

For many kids with chronic health conditions, a growing number of parents are considering the use of medical marijuana to ease their suffering. ¬†Unfortunately, there is limited and questionable data to guide pediatricians and pediatric specialists in managing these requests….

Top 10 Kid Health Concerns of 2019

Happy New Year! I hope 2019 was as amazing for you as it was for me and the new year is off to a great start for your family. It’s common knowledge that most children are healthy and resilient, but…

Conquering the childhood obesity epidemic requires a multifaceted approach including family, community and national efforts. One noteworthy advocate, Mr. Vincent Ferguson, created the Children’s Sports & Fitness Expo in Brooklyn, New York to highlight the importance of youth fitness and…