Concussion in the Young Athlete

Concussion in the Young Athlete

by Dr. Jaye Myers Concussion is an acute brain injury which results in an immediate but temporary alteration in brain function. Concussion is a fairly common occurrence in youth sports. In boys’ sports, football reports the highest rate of concussions. For girls, the...
Baby Poops

Baby Poops

by Dr. Katy Patrick Parents of young infants in my practice often have questions about their babies’ bowel movements. Are the stools normal? Are they too loose or too hard? Do they come too often or not frequently enough? What about the color? Many newborns cry and...
Adolescent Depression

Adolescent Depression

by: Dr. Darren Scoggin Depression has emerged as a leading cause of disability and death among adolescents. Depression affects boys more than girls prior to puberty, but girls are affected more than boys during the teen years and onward. Some studies indicate that as...
Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

By: Dr. Mandy Penny I have 3 boys, aged 1, 8, and 11 years old. Like many parents, I frequently struggle to provide healthy snack options. As a working mom whose kids seem to have endless after-school activities, I need snacks that are quick and convenient. I’ve...