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16 January 2018

Solid Food Introduction

2018-02-20T23:46:00+00:00January 16th, 2018|Nutrition|

As a pediatrician I routinely advise parents how to introduce solid foods to their infants. Parents want to know when and what to feed their baby. My advice is a little different from what they are used to hearing. I recommend pureed fruits and vegetables as first foods instead of rice cereal. To determine if [...]

2 January 2018

Cold/Flu Prevention

2018-02-20T23:45:40+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Illness|

The most important action that you can take to arm your family against the flu is to strengthen the immune system. 80% of the immune system is located in the digestive system. Therefore the saying “you are what you eat” is very true. Here are some lifestyle habits that will strengthen the immune system: eat [...]

21 December 2017

The Vaccine Debate: Two Sides Arguing for the Same Thing

2018-02-07T01:49:44+00:00December 21st, 2017|Treatment|

The vaccine debate has picked up steam in California since the passage of SB 277 which mandates that “all children who attend daycare, preschool and pre-k through 12thgrade are to receive vaccines unless they have a medical exemption signed by a licensed physician.” Parents of unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or delayed vaccinated children are particularly [...]