• Antibiotic Overuse
    THE FACTS. Did you know that antibiotics are the most common cause of adverse drug reactions in children?   As much as 30% of all antibiotics prescribed in outpatient settings are unnecessary. Most Read more
  • SIDS-New Guidelines from the AAP
    New AAP SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) prevention guidelines.                                     The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recently released a report indicating that studies have shown, that sleeping in the Read more
  • Zika-How to protect yourself
    Best Insect Repellents to Protect Against Zika Virus    Zika infection is transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. Prevention plays a crucial role in deterring its spread as there is currently no available Read more
  • Why We All Hate Viruses
    As a pediatrician, I hate viruses. I hate them even though they are one of the most relevant reasons my job, as a pediatrician, exists. Here's the main reason I Read more
  • Zika Virus Update
                                          As of this writing there have been 263 confirmed cases of Zika virus in Florida since January. As the number Read more
  • The Nature Deficit
    Did you know that some Pediatricians are writing prescriptions for their patients to be taken to a park or other green space for an hour a day? This has shown to Read more
  • Why Rear-face?
    You may have seen Facebook friends posting about it and your pediatrician may have recommended it, but what’s the deal with extended rear-facing? Won’t their legs get too long? Won’t Read more
  • Reflections on Breastfeeding and Working
    One of the greatest challenges new mothers face is returning to work and continuing to breastfeed. Over the years I have watched the gradual improvement in resources and support for Read more
  • Protect your precious children
      In March of 2014 there was an outbreak of type B meningitis at Princeton University. Seven students were infected. One student, unaware of having being colonized by the deadly bacteria, Read more
  • Breastfeeding Support
    To all the breastfeeding mothers,   Being the only pediatrician in Tampa Bay who is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, I have dedicated my practice to helping women with their Read more
  • The Key Ingredients to Effective Parenting
    By Doug Hasell, MD     One of the joys of being a pediatrician is the opportunity to observe parents with their kids in different situations. We see the good and the bad, Read more
  • For Crying Out Loud! What's Up with Colic?
    As many of you already know I became a grandpa last month!  So far it has been an amazing experience. It’s so exciting watching this new life grow and develop Read more
  • The Hippocratic Oath and When Doing Less Is Sometimes More
    Most doctors take the Hippocratic oath when they complete medical school.  They know one of the main principles is “First do no harm”.  While in part this may seem obvious: Read more
  • Car Seat Safety
    Hi everyone!  I recently attended a Child Passenger Safety Technician course all about car seats and installation. This means I have a certification from Safekids Worldwide and the National Highway Traffic Read more
  • A Post About Poop!
    Hi Parents. Today I'm going to talk about babies and their pooping. Pooping, it seems to me, is the biggest concern of parents of newborns and infants. So here's some info Read more
  • Time For Your Check-Up!
    Welcome to our first blog post!    Doc McStuffins is always singing, "It's time for your check-up!", but why?   Many parents ask, “My child is healthy and up-to-date on vaccines, why do they Read more

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