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 learn …

    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 learn …

    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 them to…

    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! Th…

    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 i…