DOCTOR'S
NOTES

Swimmer’s Ear Isn’t Just for Summer

Summertime means beaches and lakes and lots of swim time. That doesn’t stop when Fall arrives! So what does one do if their little swimmer starts complaining about painful ears after a pool visit?

5 Reasons to Cook With Your Kids

Kids may need frequent experiences involving food to overcome the anxiety they may have around the unfamiliar. Cooking with your kids in the kitchen will help them overcome these fears and develop lifelong skills.

“Lunchables” Are Not The Answer

With everyone back in school and schedules growing busier, it’s easy to choose shortcuts when it comes to meal planning. Those ready-made meals and snacks, however, are not always the answer to good nutrition.

Countdown to a Healthy Lifestyle

Many of you may be familiar with some of the slogans that are being developed to try and help all of us lead healthier lifestyles. One of these is “5-2-1-0.”

Your Insurance and Your Check-up

At our practices, we are finding that insurance companies are getting more and more restrictive about check-ups. We’ll do as much as possible to help you understand the intricacies and rules governing your coverage.

MEDICATION COSTS AND WHAT CAN YOU DO

The cost of prescriptions is rapidly becoming the most expensive part of our health care. There are a few things that you can do to try and combat this change.

WHY GET A REAL CHECK-UP?

Yearly check-ups at your pediatrician’s are an important part of children’s health. The quick sports physical you can get at school or a “minute clinic” cannot give you the care that keeps you healthy.

BUCKLE UP!

Remember when you were a child and went on a trip? Some of us are old enough to remember everyone jumping into the back of a station wagon and taking off.