Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sports Nutrition 101: Power Of The Plate — So Many Reasons To Eat Real Food

Almost every day there is a story where another student athlete tests positive for a performance enhancing drug. It is true that some athletes cheat or attempt to work the … Full Entry »

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Precautions To Take Before Traveling This Summer

Summer is fast approaching and many families are headed out of town at some point during the upcoming months. Parents need to know the current recommendations for children traveling to … Full Entry »

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Does Thickened Formula Help Reflux?

It’s a timeless recommendation for the spitting baby: put cereal in the bottle and hope to God that things improve. And as a tummy doc in America’s largest children’s hospital, … Full Entry »

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Challenges Of Culture — Approval From Elders

Culture provides an anchor for people, but it also can present challenges to the care of children. In Botswana, elders are respected and parents often need their approval for a … Full Entry »

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NASA Astronauts Visit Cancer Patients

With Tuesday’s launch of the second-to-last space shuttle, I found myself thinking about my friends at NASA and what the future holds for them. NASA has a great group of … Full Entry »

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