Posted by admin on May 16th, 2016

Water Safety: Tips for Parents of Young Children

Dana Fakouri, M.D. Water is one of the most ominous hazards your child will encounter. Young children can drown in only a few inches of water, even if they’ve had swimming instruction. Swimming Lessons Are Not a Way to Prevent Drowning in Young Children. In the past, the AAP advised against swimming lessons for children […] Read More »

Posted by admin on May 13th, 2016

Otitis Externa (Swimmer’s Ear)

Summer’s here, the pool is open, the beach is calling and that means we will soon start seeing a lot of older kids with earaches. Swimmer’s ear differs from a middle ear infection. It is an inflammation of the skin lining the ear canal and is most common in older children and teens. Middle ear […] Read More »