Category Archives: 101

Newborn FAQ

Healthy, full-term newborns are some of my favorite people! To many new parents, however, they can be quite confusing. Here are the some of the most frequently asked questions I … Full Entry »

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Norovirus 101

What is norovirus? Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes acute gastroenteritis. Following introduction of rotavirus vaccination, norovirus has become the most common cause of gastroenteritis in adults and … Full Entry »

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Anaphylaxis: Be prepared!

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. It affects multiple body systems including the skin, gastrointestinal, respiratory and cardiovascular system. Symptoms can start within seconds or minutes … Full Entry »

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Anesthesia and your child

“Will going under anesthesia hurt my child?” Every anesthesiologist and surgeon has been asked this question. Even though anesthesia is much safer today than ever before, every anesthesia exposure and … Full Entry »

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Humidifiers and indoor allergies

During the winter, dry air is often the cause of chapped lips, dry skin and irritated sinus passages. Doctors might advise that the moisture from a humidifier could soothe dry … Full Entry »

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