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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...

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 people...

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...

Happy New Year! A Healthier Wei for 2015

How many times have you thought about “New Year’s Resolutions” every December after a wonderful season of indulgence, great parties, celebrations of love with family and friends? I know I have the same conversation with myself year after year. Actually,...

If Meat Would Defrost Itself….

I used to tell people that if meat would defrost itself, divorce rate would be half of what it is, since deep down I truly believe this is a major factor that adds stress into most family’s lives. If meat...

Teenagers and Poor Eating Habits!

Over the years, while I have focused on how the Milk and Cookie Disease cause preschoolers to have chronic snotty noses, congestion, snoring, and symptoms pretty much identical to when they have a real cold, I have also learned a...

Julie’s Chicken Soup

Ingredients: 1 pkg boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1 in chunks 4 carrots – peeled, diced 4 stalks of celery, washed and diced 1 large Vidalia onion – diced ¾ tsp dried oregano ¾ tsp dried basil 1 tbsp...

Acts of Love -Part 2

We just returned from Chicago and a wonderful few days of catching up with Dave’s family. We stayed at Brookdale Senior Living Center so that we can hang out with Claire’s Great Grandmother Tilly. Playing a mean game of BINGO...

Taiwanese Expression of Parental Love – Through Food, Cooking, and Planting of Fruit Trees….

Last week was awesome, not just because I took vacation but because my sister Nancy and my parents both came from California to spend the week with us here in hot, humid, and rainy Orlando.  Nancy came from Oakland a...