New Baby Tips – Some Frequently Asked Questions From New and Expecting Mothers

What Equipment will I need before I leave the hospital with my infant? Before your infant goes home from the hospital, you will need a car seat, formula bottles (if you are not breastfeeding), rectal thermometer, nasal aspirator/bulb suction, and … Continue reading

Flu Vaccine Update – There is a National Shortage of FluMist But Flu Shots Are Available (No Appointment Necessary)

National Shortage of FluMist Due to a National Shortage of FluMist it is unlikely that we will get anymore in. Flu Shots are Available – No Appointment Necessary  We just received another shipment of the Flu shot and patients can stop … Continue reading

10 Tips for Having a Healthy and Safe Halloween in Northern Kentucky!

Halloween is a fun time of year for children and many adults. However, it is a time of year when we can over indulge in our favorite candy and a time when we are out walking around our neighborhoods well … Continue reading

Real Doctors Address Anti-Vaccination Silliness on Jimmy Kimmel Live! See the Video…

Jimmy Kimmel feels that all of this anti-vaccination silliness is starting to snowball, so he invited some real doctors to address it. These are actual medical professionals so hear them out and then decide for yourself. Some Parents my want … Continue reading

Obesity in Adolescence Can Be Influenced By Watching Too Much TV Or Having An Obese Parent

Overweight 5th graders who watched 30 hours of TV and had an obese parent had a 21% chance of becoming obese in 10th grade. Overweight children and adolescents can get fit but they must overcome some lifestyle challenges. A new … Continue reading

Measles Have Infected Up to 121 People in 17 States So Far As of February 6th 2015

More than 100 cases of measles now confirmed in U.S More than 100 people in the U.S. have been confirmed as having measles with most of them residing in California. Most of the cases are linked to an outbreak that began … Continue reading

Being Unvaccinated is the Main Reason Patients Who Have the Flu Become Hospitalized

Of those who have the flu and become hospitalized, only 23.6% of them have been vaccinated according to a research letter published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Hospital records from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, … Continue reading

FluMist is a Bit Better in Younger Kids…

The ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices) recently recommended the live nasal mist flu immunization over the traditional flu shot for kids 2-8. Both types of vaccine do a good job at preventing a more severe case of influenza that may lead to … Continue reading

Hope to See You at the Run and Slug 13K on May 25th at 10am Starting at Skakey’s Pub – You Can Still Sign-up Today (No Fees)!

For those of you who want to have some fun on the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, please consider signing up to participate in the 6th Annual Memorial Run and Slug 13K.  This takes place on May 25th at 10 … Continue reading

Reflections on the Boston Marathon. Thank-you for Your Support!

Four weeks ago, on April 21st, I finished running in the 118th Boston Marathon. It was an great experience and will likely be one of the most memorable in my lifetime. Maybe because of the excellent weather we had on that day, maybe because I ran a good race, or maybe because there are few opportunities for an amateur runner like me to run and be sincerely cheered on by over a million spectators. … Continue reading