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Here are the top ten articles for the Pediatrics Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. When to worry about a baby's head growth
A baby's head circumference is measured at every visit for the first year of life. What do the measurements mean? When to worry? Are growth charts accurate?
2. Sun and Warm Weather Safety For Children
Sun and warm weather provide us with some of the best family times we'll ever have. But, both elements have inherent dangers particularly for small children. Here are the points you need to consider, and items you need on hand, to keep your family safe on even the balmiest of days!
3. Over Diagnosis of ADHD in Children
ADHD in Children is at it's highest rate ever, why? Have the numbers jumped so significantly because of some fatal error in our system? Or is it possible that our children are being over diagnosed with ADHD with every fidget and distraction that comes their way?
4. Handling Genetic Disorders - A Mitochondrial Disease Family's Story
Some families are blessed with health children but many others are facing a very different situation with life altering and threatening conditions. This is Part I of a 3 part series on genetic disorders and the issues families need to consider.
5. Jet Lag and Children
Have you noticed that most vacation hot spots are a good plan ride away and involves a time change? This is a set up for jet lag in all of us. Understanding what jet leg is will help you predict what your kids need to adjust to local time quickly and easily.
6. Insect Bites and Stings
Avoiding and treating insect bites.
7. Kids and Technology - tips for safe use
The dangers of too much technology in our lives and the impact on our kids. Tips for how to de-connect from technology and reconnect with your family. Safety and health considerations for kids and technology.
8. Why Coaching Keeps Our Young Athlete Healthy
Coaching isnīt just about drills and plays. It is actually about keeping our kids healthy on and off the field.
9. Should you get a Trampoline?
Backyard trampolines are a favorite amongst kids and adults alike. However, research, statistics, and pure medical experience tells us that they are detrimental to our children's health and well-being. Check out the facts.
10. Why Young Athletes Need An Offseason To Stay Healthy
Young athletes are participating in sports at an all time high. But, more is not better at such young ages. Overuse injuries and burnout are occurring at alarming rates and our kids bodies are telling us they need a break.
Be sure to visit the Pediatrics Archives for all the articles!
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