The website contains a number of blogs on various topics. The purpose of the blogs is to provide relatively brief comments or tips on specific pediatric topics. Longer articles can be found on the medical articles page. You can read the blogs at your leisure or “jump” to a specific section to see if I have written something on a topic of particular interest.

Does your child have hives?

When parents call me about rashes, I often hear that a child has “hives.” In most cases, parents use this term incorrectly. The question is, does that matter? The factors that cause most rashes in children are environmental (insect bites, heat rash, allergic...

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