WSJ on ObamaCare

1st Aug 2016

“Wrong About ObamaCare” Dr. Bob Kocher admits he was wrong about an important part of ObamaCare. When Dr. Bob Kocher hired as a healthcare advisor on President Obama’s White House team, he was the only physician on the National Economic […]

Peanut Allergies – the latest research

10th Feb 2016

Once upon a time, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were school lunch room staples. Fast forward to today, where we now have peanut-free schools, and peanut butter has been relegated to the garbage heap of foods dangerous to your health, […]

Newborn test procedures explained

2nd Jun 2015

The following newborn tests are recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for all newborns. If your baby needs to be retested or re-screened after leaving the hospital, be sure to follow up promptly. Vitamin K injection: Because most […]

The Brain Power Diet

27th May 2015

As reported by the Wall Street Journal – a six year clinical trial was conducted to investigate whether a Mediterranean diet supplemented with antioxidant-rich foods influences cognitive function compared with a control diet. The popular “Mediterranean Diet”, supplemented with olive […]

Diarrhea

22nd Feb 2013

Diarrhea is defined as the sudden increase in watery stools. It is usually caused by a viral infection of the intestines called gastroenteritis. Diarrhea may be present with a combination of symptoms that include vomiting, fever, and generalized abdominal cramping. […]

Croup

22nd Feb 2013

What is CROUP? Croup is a viral illness that causes fever and inflammation of the upper airway. When a child has croup, the airway below the vocal cords becomes swollen and narrow. This makes breathin noisy and difficult (stridor) and […]

Cough & Cold

21st Feb 2013

Your child will probably have ore colds, or upper respiratory infections than any other illness.  Most children have at least 8-10 colds in the first two years of life.  Colds are caused by viruses and can be spread directly by […]

The Garden State On My Plate Contest

20th Feb 2013

The New Jersey Agricultural Society is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Farm-City Week Poster Contest. This year’s theme for the poster and essay contest was “The Garden State On My Plate.” The students were asked to highlight […]

Bee Stings

12th Feb 2013

Unfortunately, summer outdoor fun may be stymied by an occasional bee sting. If your child gets stung by a bee, scrape out the stinger. Pulling out the stinger may leave part of it in the skin and exacerbate the body’s […]