In the News

2017

Spend quality time with family
April 19, 2017
Megan Behm-Downes, MD

Group hosts food/clothing giveaway and health screenings
March 22, 2017
Michelle Spencer, MD

2016

Focusing on one sport harms kids
July 7, 2016
Valena C. Martinez Seller, MD

Gainesville Kids Receive Free Dental Checkups
April 26, 2016

Beware – the future of parenting is here
February 16, 2016
Paul Hiers, MD

2015

Selfless Act
June 1, 2015
Cecile Besingi, MD

Get vaccinated
March 30, 2015
Yong Kim, MD

Motivating children to be active
March 23, 2015
Ranjit Shenoy, MD

2014

Antibiotic overuse
September 29, 2014
Michelle Y. Spencer, MD

Is laughter really the best medicine?
September 15, 2014
Priya Tanna, MD

Keep fireworks out of your home
June 30, 2014
Kristin Dayton, MD

Fund health care for children
March 17, 2014
Olivia Potter, MD

It’s time to be honest with our children about sex
February 16, 2014
Olivia Potter, MD

Keep funding kids’ health insurance: My Word
February 4, 2013
Markus Renno, MD

2013

Deaths show violence begets violence
December 9, 2013
Anna Kowalczyk (Medical student)

Apps are bullying battleground
December 6, 2013
A. Thambundit, MD

Distracted driving poses threat
November 28, 2013
Onyekachukwu Osakwe, MD

Bicycle helmet laws help protect children
October 28, 2013
Price Ward, MD

Might teens get hooked on e-cigs?
October 6, 2013
Karen Martinez, MD

Emerging epidemic places infants at risk
September 9, 2013
Diana Montoya-Fontalvo

The ever-growing generation
April 8, 2013
Ashley McPhie, MD

If your child has a fever, relax
March 29, 2013
Allison Ast, MD

Pediatricians are tackling an epidemic: Child illiteracy
January 31, 2013
Markus Renno, MD

2012

For your children’s sake: A new year’s resolution to stop smoking
December 31, 2012
Kendall Riley, MD

Red means stop and green means go
November 19, 2012
Christian Kegg, MD

Breast-fed is best
September 24, 2012
Hannah Renno, MD

Concussion Conscious! What Players, Parents and Coaches Need to Know About Concussion Injuries
July 6, 2012
Anna Tsikouris, MD

Too much TV kills a child’s creativity
August 27, 2012
Lara Al-Ejeilat, MD

Sparing the rod won’t spoil the child
July 23, 2012
Amber Loyson, MD

Make sure children are safe in the water
April 30, 2012
Christine Cuevas, MD

A tough transition for adolescents
February 6, 2012
Colette Meehan

2011

How to have a safe, healthy Halloween
October 31, 2011
Peter Carter, M.D.

Window-safety
October 31, 2011
Elise Springer

Decision Team Staffing – PSF, DCF and UF Pediatrics Residents
October 31, 2011

Stop the bullying
July 25, 2011
Cameron McDougald, M.D.

Students on scooters living dangerously
June 17, 2011
Liz Meinert, M.D.

This gun legislation is bad medicine
April 28, 2011
Stephanie Kirkconnell, M.D.

How to prevent childhood obesity
April 16, 2011
Sahar Dowidar, M.D.

2010

Protecting Our Children
May 7, 2010
Abdussalam Cheema, M.D.

Steroid abuse by the young
April 10, 2010
Melissa Micallef, M.D.

Keeping Shands smoke-free
April 9, 2010
Virginia Kockler, M.D.

Promote healthy snacks at children’s parties
April 5, 2010
Elizabeth Griffin, M.D.

How to save young lives
March 29, 2010
Jessica Ross, M.D.

Booster seats needed to protect children
January 30, 2010
Karen Bodnar, M.D.

2009

Teens need doctor-patient privilege
November 1, 2009
Bahareh Keith, M.D.

Warn teens about chewing tobacco
October 13, 2009
Elizabeth Davis, D.O.

Medical student volunteers help fit local youth with bike helmets
August 21, 2009
Sadiq Shaik, M.D.

UF teaches children to be responsible cyclists
June 24, 2009
Shawn Batlivala, M.D.

2008

Before buying an ATV
December 20, 2008
T. Bunnalai, M.D.

Children of the deployed need special attention
November 9, 2008
Isa F. Ashoor, M.D.

Postpartum depression
November 9, 2008
Russell Homan, UF Shands Pediatrics Resident

Here’s why school nurses are needed in our schools
October 30, 2008
Bradford Powell, M.D.

Getting a handle on youth obesity
September 27, 2008
Anna Norat, Pediatric Resident Physician