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  • Apr 1 2019
    Paper books are better than electronic tablets for reading to toddlers. A new study observed parents reading to their toddlers, using print books and with interactive, tablet-based books. With print books, parents engaged in more reading, more conversation, and more engagement than with the electronic tablet. I suspect that the bright lights and noises of electronic books are distracting for both the parents and the kids. The well-known benefits of reading to children may not extend ... details
  • Mar 2 2019
    Click here: ProAir inhalers for asthma have changed delivery systems, from a metered dose inhaler to the RespiClick system. The technique for using them is different. The RespiClick inhalers don't require a tube spacer or Aerochamber. They release no fluorocarbons into the ozone layer. I expect them to treat asthma as well as the old MDI's. The dose is the same: two inhalations every 4 hours, as needed. Please read the instructions that ... details
  • Mar 25 2018
    Looking for behavioral tips on healthy family eating habits? These 20 minute videos are part of excellent Continuing Education course from the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The lecture delivery is unfortunately droning, but if you can stick with it you'll be rewarded with some easy and effective ways to teach good eating habits to your children. These are each about 15 minutes long. Click on each one, to view the Powerpoint video on YouTube. (You can skip... details
  • Mar 8 2018
    A new educational kit is available for families of newly diagnosed Autism patients. The free kit is useful for families with such kids under the age of 4. Click here to download it! The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit for Newly Diagnosed Families of Young Children was created specifically for families of children ages 4 and under to make the best possible use of the 100 days following their child's diagnosis of autism. - Dr. Epstein ... details