Author Archive | Jay Mize

Video Interview: Food Allergies

What are the most common food allergies? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, John Andrew Bird, M.D., Director of the Food Allergy Center at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center Dallas, talks about the most common food allergies and how to avoid them.   Leave us a comment to tell us about how you help your child avoid foods that he […]

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Video Interview: Teen Depression

How can you tell if your teen is depressed? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Pediatric Neuropsychologist Peter L. Stavinoha, Ph.D., manager of the Neuropsychology Service at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center Dallas, talks about the differences between typical moodiness and teen depression. Leave us a comment to tell us about how you talk to your child about teen depression. […]

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Video Interview: Ear Infections

What’s the best way to treat an ear infection? With cold and cough season starting, it’s also the time of year pediatricians start seeing young children with ear infections. In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Ron Mitchell, M.D., the Division Director of ENT at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center, talks about how to treat an ear infection. […]

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Video Interview: Halloween Safety Tips

How are you keeping your children safe this Halloween? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Molly Bloomfield, an Injury Prevention Specialist at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center, shares some Halloween safety tips for parents. If you’re looking for some healthy alternatives to handing out candy, read about ways you can have a healthy Halloween. […]

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Video Interview: Children With Asthma

How can you tell if your child has asthma? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Angela Moemeka, M.D., Vice President and Medical Director of the Children’s HealthSM Community Health Program, talks about the diagnosis and treatment of asthma in children. Previous Take Charge Parenting Interviews What Is Sudden Cardiac Death? Fall Allergies Children With ADHD  

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Video Interview: Children With ADHD

Are you worried about your child’s focus or level of attention in school? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Catherine Karni, M.D., a child and adolescent psychiatrist and the Medical Director of the Psychiatry Outpatient Service at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center, provides tips for parents of children with ADHD.   Previous Take Charge Parenting […]

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Video Interview: Fall Allergies

Do you know what the most common fall allergy is? Find out the answer in this Take Charge Parenting interview with Leann Kridelbaugh, M.D., an allergy expert from Children’s HealthSM Pediatric Group, where she talks about common fall allergies and how to treat them. Do you or your kids have fall allergies? Leave us a comment below […]

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What Is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart abruptly stops functioning. When the heart is no longer pumping blood to the brain and other vital organs, death can occur within minutes. “While not common, sudden cardiac arrest is more devastating in young people,” says William Scott, M.D., Co-Director of The Heart Center at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center. […]

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