Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Botulism in Honey and the Risk for Children

“Just dip the soother in some honey”.  I remember hearing this piece of advice from a well-meaning grandmother when I was struggling...

Skin abrasions: how to clean a cut in children and to avoid scars and...

Recently our family had an outing to visit Martin Luther King's house here in Atlanta. Graeme and I were excited to be...

Teen depression: depression symptoms, and signs of depression in adolescence

Depression is common in adolescence and is often underrecognized.  As a parent it can be hard for us to think about our...

What medicines are safe to give a child when they have a cold?

What medicines are safe to give my child when they have a cold? How can I help my child when they have...

Tips for Managing Ear Infections in Children

I remember the first time Madi had an ear infection, she was 9 months old and I was...

Cold Winters, Dry and Cracked Skin? How to Conquer Dry Skin in Children and...

Any Canadian knows that winter is the WORST for our skin. Without copious lathering of cream we get scaly, alligator dry skin....

Do the Preservatives in Vaccines Cause Autism?

In my last article about vaccines and the fraudulent accusation that they are associated with or cause autism, I outlined how the...

What is HPV (Human Papillomavirus) and Why am I at Risk of Cancer?

As a family doc some parents have told me that they do not want their child to get the HPV (human papillomavirus)...

Is the mercury in vaccines toxic?

Recently I wrote a post about the fraudulent science behind vaccines and their “association” with autism.  Unsurprisingly, this became a “hot topic”...

Why We Need to Vaccinate as a Society

Previously I wrote a post about vaccines and autism that was very popular on life of dr. mom. Since then i've...