How To Drug Your Child

A buddy of mine suggested that I make a quick post to help parents figure out their child's dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin (ibuprofen).  I think that's a swell idea so here goes.  If you kid has pain or fever, these are your go-to medications.  BUT, that's all they do.  These do nothing for... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus – What You Need To Know

OK everyone, breeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaathe.  We need to talk about this virus.  We need to talk about how we prepare for and react to it.  We need to talk about the symptoms to watch for and when to seek (and when NOT to seek) medical attention.  We need to talk about how we treat our fellow humans... Continue Reading →

Back in Business

Hey, folks!  My blog has been pretty quiet for the last couple of . . . years.  Yeah, it's been literally years, and I'm sad about that, but you know how it is.  Life happens.  I'm a full-time practicing physician and mom of two kids and my husband works out of town a lot, which... Continue Reading →

Virus vs. Bacteria

    Have you ever been really really worried that your kid had a serious illness only to take them to see the doctor and be told they had “just a virus”?  Have you ever taken your kid in for a well visit only to be told they had an ear infection and needed an... Continue Reading →

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