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It Took Getting Knocked Unconscious To Finally Wake Me Up

It Took Getting Knocked Unconscious To Finally Wake Me Up

Back in December, I shared my personal story of how I lost 20 pounds and maintained it for 5 months (at that time).  I also briefly touched upon my digestive and energy struggles, but did not share a lot of details until now.  As some of you knew from seeing the...

Are Antibiotics Necessary for Ear Infection Treatment?

Are Antibiotics Necessary for Ear Infection Treatment?

One of the most common questions I am asked by parents is if it is necessary to use antibiotics to treat an ear infection. To answer this question, let’s first look at what an ear infection is and then review the various treatment options. What is an Ear Infection?...

Car Seat Laws in Colorado

Car Seat Laws in Colorado

My patients regularly ask me questions about car seat laws, and so we figured we’d summarize the recommendations we’ve researched. It’s also been on the forefront of my mind recently because my son just turned 8 years old and was counting down the days until he wasn’t...

Resistant Lice: Why it’s Getting Harder to Treat

Resistant Lice: Why it’s Getting Harder to Treat

This is the second article we've written recently on lice. If you missed the first one that included lice facts, treatment and tips you can view it here. My head is itching just thinking about lice, and for those of you who know me, that may seem funny since I don’t...

Treating Your Child’s Fever

Treating Your Child’s Fever

Few things frighten parents as much as their child suffering from a fever.  These days, fevers are one of the most common reasons that parents contact their pediatrician.  Fever itself is not an illness, but a symptom caused by many different conditions. Fever is...

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