Pediatric Care

Back to school tips: Retrain teen sleeping habits 
Back to school tips: Retrain teen sleeping habits
Getting the most out of a student proves most difficult when they are staying up late, constantly using technology and often consuming caffeine to make up for drowsiness.
How germ-free is your kitchen? 
How germ-free is your kitchen?
The places where pathogens hide in your kitchen can cause foodborne illnesses. Find the hideouts and how to keep germs away.
Don’t be afraid to talk to your doctor 
Don’t be afraid to talk to your doctor
Physicians say it’s better to ask too many questions than too few.
Starting school later could help teens get more sleep 
Starting school later could help teens get more sleep
The American Academy of Pediatrics says classes shouldn’t begin before 8:30 a.m.
Kid’s lunches set tone for performance  Featured
Kid’s lunches set tone for performance
See how your child’s school lunch could prove the difference between an energetic or lackluster student.
Excessive digital connections dull kids’ emotions 
Excessive digital connections dull kids’ emotions
A new study reports that kids who spend too much time with digital tech aren’t able to detect emotional cues.
Concussion training now required for Illinois coaches 
Concussion training now required for Illinois coaches
Governor Quinn signs law to help prevent concussions among high school athletes.