Summer Reading List
    June 8, 2012
    Summer Reading List

    Living across the country from my family, I have loved the new technologies that allow us to stay in touch.  Using Skype or Face-time, in between visits home, I am able to see my nephews as they lear…

    Virtual Nation
    June 7, 2012
    Virtual Nation

    Living across the country from my family, I have loved the new technologies that allow us to stay in touch.  Using Skype or Face-time, in between visits home, I am able to see my nephews as they lear…

    The Daily Fix, Part Two
    June 6, 2012
    The Daily Fix, Part Two

    I became hooked on caffeine in junior high.  One summer, I realized that without a morning glass of tea, I would have a headache by mid-morning.  Yesterday, I spoke about our nation’s obsession wi…

    The Daily Fix
    June 5, 2012
    The Daily Fix

    As I recently sat working at my computer in a nearby cafe, Earl grey milk tea in hand, I watched as a group of students walked past the window, all dressed in variations of the same school uniform. …

    Parenting Advice from a Non-Parent
    June 4, 2012
    Parenting Advice from a Non-Parent

    As a pediatric resident, I have families come into clinic on a daily basis with questions about parenting.  How do I discipline my child?  How do I get them to eat their vegetables?  How do I get t…

    Phimosis
    April 6, 2012
    Phimosis – Wait & Watch or Treat?

    Dr. Hall's Answer: Concerns about a boy’s penis are often troubling to parents, as are concerns about the use of steroids. You are unfortunately having to deal with both issues at once! There is a c…

    Pulmonary Testing
    April 6, 2012
    Pulmonary Testing

    Dr. Hall's Answer: I’m sorry to hear that your child has been ill. Certainly frequent colds are part of the package when your child starts daycare. In fact, studies estimate that a child in their fi…