Traveling Tips – How to Make Airplane Trips with Children More Enjoyable for Everyone…

Flying with kids can be a challenge or it can be smooth-sailing. Very much depends on the age of your child, the length of your flight, and the time of day of your flight. If you have an infant, packing can … Continue reading

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) and Other Vaccines Show No Link to Autism in a New Review of Existing Scientific Evidence

A new study shows that vaccines are very safe for children, and add to a substantial body of evidence that the benefits of vaccination outweigh the very low risks of taking it. This review found strong evidence that the measles, … Continue reading

A Study Shows Gun Violence Has Tripled in PG-13 Movies Since 1985

When movies were originally designated the PG-13 rating, the amount of gun violence was similar to a G and PG film. Now, they often have more shootings than an R-rated movie. This is alarming for families as they can no … 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

Northern Kentucky Farmers’ Markets Are a Great Way to Get Kids to Eat More Healthy

Northern Kentucky has some of the best farmers’ markets in the United States and they are really great places to take children. When kids see fresh food that could grow in their own back yards, it affects them and makes … Continue reading

The Measles Vaccine Prevents Measles and “Immune Amnesia” Which Can Leave Children Open For Other Infectious Diseases

Measles is a highly contagious viral respiratory disease that remains a leading childhood killer in parts of the world. The measles vaccine prevents measles but also provides benefits to protect against patients getting “immune amnesia” that happens when measles damages a patient’s … 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

More on Measles: A Letter From The Physicians and Staff of Pediatrics of Florence

If you haven’t heard or read about it in the news, there has been an outbreak of measles that started in California and has spread to multiple states throughout the United States. Measles is one of the most contagious diseases … 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

Another Case Against Retail Based Clinics

Let me start by saying how much I love nurse practitioners (I’m married to one!).  I think they are well trained and I think they can do an excellent job.  However, providing healthcare in a retail based clinic setting (those … Continue reading