There’s an App for That: Developing Technology to Save Young Lives

Taking your child to the pediatrician is something most of us take for granted. But for families living in low and middle-income countries where there is a lack of medical professionals, a trip to the doctor may seem as out of reach as winning the lottery. This is a major reason why over 3.5 million […]

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and in the spring and summer we all need to be vigilant about preventing tick bites. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) more than 300,000 Americans contract Lyme disease each year. Lyme disease is on the rise in Vermont. According to the Vermont Department of Health, before […]

A nice option for your salad of mixed greens!  Yield: ~¾ cup Ingredients ⅓ cup canola oil ⅓ cup rice vinegar ⅛ cup soy sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon honey ⅛ teaspoon pepper Optional: fresh chives Directions Mix together all ingredients, pour over salad. Be sure to shake up the dressing before you pour. Source: GMFTS

Summer time is fast-approaching and that means warmer weather, longer daylight hours and more time outside. It’s the time of year when parents take kids to the park or on overnight camping trips. It’s a great time for families. But it also marks an increase in serious campfire-related injuries. When I first started treating pediatric […]

High blood pressure, clinically known as hypertension, affects nearly 75 million adults in the United States and 1 billion people globally. Although one-third of adults in the United States are affected, only half of them have their blood pressure controlled. That has significant costs, both in terms of health and economics. The estimated economic burden […]

The American Academy of Audiology (AAA), as well as the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), each dedicate the month of May to raising awareness of hearing loss. Hearing loss is the third most common health care concern in the United States. Did you know that hearing loss can impact your understanding of conversation and speech, your […]