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“Put Down Your Device and Let’s Go Outside”……A Medical Necessity

Each day in clinic, I walk into the exam room and greet parents and new patients, nearly all children are engaged on the parent’s phone or their own electronic device. When I see a toddler who can’t even speak a […]

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Does Your Teenager Have Chronic Fatigue?

  As I continue to ask every patient and their caretakers what their child’s eating and drinking habits are, specifically, what goes in the mouth and what time, I have found a serious crisis amongst American teenagers.  As adults, most […]

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Vacation – Anticipation, Expectations, and What Really Matters

This week we are enjoying amazing family time for 3 here in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.  Our timeshare week each year after Christmas has always been used as that, “time share”, where we bring down families and friends to enjoy […]

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Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes – It Might as Well be Cancer…

Since our move to Orlando last June, I have had to tell 5 families that their child has “cancer”. There is absolutely nothing worse than to tell parents that their child has a diagnosis of malignancy, regardless of what type, […]

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How Much Candy is Your Child Drinking? Part 2 [Infographic]

Designed by Lillian Woo. Order the Book Available on Available on Available on —– Dr. Julie Wei is a pediatric ear, nose, and throat specialist and the author of A Healthier Wei. As a mother herself, Dr. Wei is a […]

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Silken Tofu Smoothies & Yogurt

Growing up in Taiwan, tofu, soymilk, and other soy products were a part of my diet as it is in many Asian countries. While one may think it’s the equivalent of western cow milk and dairy products, Asians do not […]

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“The Milk and Cookie Disease” on Everydayhealth.com

I am grateful to Everyday Health for having me as a Guest Columnist, helping to increase awareness of MCD and the serious epidemic facing all of our children today.  As you read the article, I hope you too will  believe as […]

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How Much Candy Is Your Child Drinking? [Infographic]

Designed by Ryoko Iwata. Order the Book Available on Available on Available on —– Dr. Julie Wei is a pediatric ear, nose, and throat specialist and the author of A Healthier Wei. As a mother herself, Dr. Wei is a […]

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How Should I Clean My Kid’s Ear Wax?

As an Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist for children, I am not only the self proclaimed “snot queen” but also the “wax queen”! Every clinic day I meet children of all ages who may be referred by their pediatricians and […]

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It’s time to rethink the drink: 5 Healthy Alternatives to Juice & Flavored Milk

Every day families ask me what their child is suppose to drink if juices (apple juice, Capri Sun, etc) and flavored milk are not good options, especially if their children won’t drink water…. Here are 5 healthy alternatives: – Water […]

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