The Link between ADHD and Nutrition Are too many school kids being drugged for their D’s? We pediatricians dub October “D-month” because the kids have been back to school just long enough to get labeled. Most parents don’t understand how ADHD and nutrition are related. For example, a mother and her six-year- old son recently […]
The Day I Gave My Daughter Away In the summer of 2014, Martha and I were delighted to add another son to our family when our beautiful daughter Erin married the love of her life, John. My role as father of the bride required me to give a toast to the happy couple during the […]
From the dangers of pool drains to preventing poolside slips, pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears, co-host of The Doctors, shares swimming pool safety tips.
Remember mom’s medicine for boredom and bad behavior? “Go outside and play!” An exciting field of research, called the neuroscience of nature, validates Dr. Mom was right about the benefits of play. Enjoying the health effects of a walk in the woods or playing in the park is especially therapeutic in the modern age of […]
Most Common Springtime Illnesses Spring is here, and so are allergies. In fact, the only things that “go around” this time of year are allergies and allergy-related problems. Here is a guide to understanding springtime allergic conditions, how to recognize them, how to treat them with over-the-counter medicines, how to prevent them, and when to […]