blogs by doctors

March 11, 2019

Protecting Your Baby from a Measles Outbreak by Colleen Kraft, M.D.

Measles is wildly contagious. How worried should parents be if their baby is too young for the vaccine? Nearly 1 out of every 3 children under the age […]
February 8, 2019

Constantly Connected: The Effects of Media on Children & Teens by Colleen Kraft, M.D.

​Today’s children and teens are growing up immersed in digital media. They are exposed to media in all forms, including TV, computers, smartphones, and other screens. […]
January 24, 2019

Kids & Diet: Fat, Salt, and Sugar by Colleen Kraft, M.D.

Getting children to eat healthy, nutritious food can sometimes present challenges. It’s important for both children and adults to be sensible and enjoy all foods and beverages, but […]
December 26, 2018

Healthy Sleep Habits: How Many Hours Does Your Child Need? By Colleen Kraft, M.D.

​From infants and toddlers to school-aged kids and teens, parents want to know how many hours of sleep are recommended. While it’s true that sleep needs […]