Children with asthma more likely to become obese: study

Originally posted 2017-02-09 06:46:51.

WASHINGTON – Children with asthma may be at higher obesity risk later in childhood or in adolescence, according to new research published online this week. Researchers from the University of Southern California found that young children with asthma were 51 percent more likely to become obese over the next 10 years than children who did not…

Omega Pediatrics Video Ad

Originally posted 2016-08-02 14:30:50. This video advertisement gives a summary of some of the Omega Pediatrics unique qualities. Many of you may have seen it before, but we decided to share it in this blog post so that those who have not seen the video can watch it. There are a few other Omega Pediatrics…

Oldest Man Turns 146, Records Show

Originally posted 2017-01-02 23:33:06.

When counseling families about healthy diet and why we need to do everything we can to stay healthy, I have used 100 years or more as how long we ought to expect these young ones to live thus their bodies need to be maintained so that they remain in reasonable shape for the long haul. However, after the video below, I am now wondering how long would the young ones today live to be before they die? 150 years may not be a bad reference point.

An Indonesia man believed to be the oldest person alive celebrated his 146th birthday Saturday, despite having claimed he no longer wants to be alive. Mbah Gotho, whose “official name” is Sodimejo, lives with his grandson in a town called Sragen within Indonesia’s Central Java province. Gotho made international headlines in September after speaking to local…

What Is All The Fuss About Vaccines and Immunizations?

Originally posted 2016-12-28 00:51:59. Your Child’s Pediatrician Is on Your Side Immunization remains crucial regardless of what the media says. The relevance of childhood vaccinations has been relegated to the background by the antivaccination propaganda, fueled in the mainstream and social media. Providing parents with information on the significance of childhood immunization is becoming increasingly…

Parents, before you refuse your child’s next vaccine read this

Originally posted 2016-12-13 10:36:59. Your Child’s Pediatrician Is on Your Side Contrary to what may are told by proponents of vaccine refusal, your child’s pediatrician is your child’s advocate. The pediatrician earns his or her livelihood by seeing your child do well in health and being on the same page with the parents. The pediatrician…