dr. alanna levine
Have you ever seen a child with measles? How about polio or diphtheria? If you are younger than 50, the answer is probably, "No." This is due in large part to the fact that most children today receive vaccines against these horrible and sometimes fatal diseases, says pediatrician Dr. Alanna Levine.
Teens are hosting "cabinet parties" -- they raid their parents' medicine cabinets for opiates such as Vicodin and OxyContin and take them to a party, where the pills are dumped into a large bowl for communal use. Why are teens still "pharming"?
Annie Levitz, a Chicago-area 16-year-old, has been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. The reason? Too much texting. Pediatrician Dr. Alanna Levine explains the dangers.
When a child is sick and feeling awful, the last thing a parent wants to do is fight about taking medicine. But what if you have a child who just flat-out refuses to swallow it? Or promptly vomits afterward? Never fear: a pediatrician offers her top tips.