By Dr. Bhumi Upadhyay, Northeast Pediatrics We are in the midst of flu and cold season. How do we protect ourselves from getting sick all the time? With high attendance at daycare and preschool, we see more and more little kids with runny noses and cough. In the pediatric offices, we even have a name
By Dr. Bhumi Upadhyay, Northeast Pediatrics It’s summer! The sun is shining and children are enjoying the outdoors. They are getting fresh air and exercise, instead of being glued to the television, computer or video games. However, being in the sun can be dangerous. Summertime brings the most intense and longest hours of sun exposure.
By Dr. Mark A. Sibley Eye injuries are among the most common threats to a child’s vision. Most eye injuries happen during sports or recreational activities, and 90 percent of all eye injuries can be prevented. It is important for parents and children to become aware of the dangers and to take these necessary precautions: