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Accidents, Injuries, + Abuse

These posts address accidents and injuries, and accident and injury prevention, and a spectrum of abuse topics.

Decoding the AAP’s Updated Safe Sleep Policy

By November 2, 2016 No Comments

As a new parent there are few things you will focus on more than your baby’s sleep, or lack there of. Luckily the long hours and little sleep I received during my residency prepared me for being the parent of a newborn, but it was still difficult. I remember the sleepless nights, the frequent waking […]

Categories: Accidents, Injuries, + Abuse, Newborns + Infants, Policy, Politics, + Pop Health

How to Support Your Child After Sexual Abuse

By October 5, 2016 No Comments

Teaching your children how to protect themselves against sexual abuse is the most effective way to prevent sexual abuse we currently have. We try to do all the right things, all the things experts tell us to do. We teach them the right names for their genitalia. We talk to them openly and honestly about […]

Categories: Accidents, Injuries, + Abuse, Mental, Emotional, + Behavioral Health

Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin, Sexting and Child Abuse Allegations

By August 30, 2016 No Comments

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last 24 hours (and if you have been, can I join you please?) you’ve likely heard that married former congressman and New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner has been caught sexting for a third time. Subsequently his wife, Clinton advisor Huma Abedin, has announced she has […]

Categories: Accidents, Injuries, + Abuse, Policy, Politics, + Pop Health

Heat Exhaustion + Heat Stroke: Learn the Signs

By July 25, 2016 No Comments

Last week the phrase heat dome entered our vernacular.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued excessive heat warnings for the Central and Eastern United States, with temperatures expected to exceed 110 degrees fahrenheit into next week.  This is also prime time for summer camps, vacations and high school sports practices, which means […]

Categories: Accidents, Injuries, + Abuse