When people with celiac disease eat gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye and barley), their immune system forms antibodies to gluten which then attack the intestinal lining.
Oh, breakfast!!! If I could eat it for all three meals a day, I would. Unfortunately, the rest of my family would not be happy with omelettes and pancakes for dinner…sigh. Yet, I am always amazed when I speak to my patients who tell me they often skip breakfast regularly.
All across America, tragically and far too often, children are the victims of deadly gun violence. To understand the cause and scope of the problem and to identify possible solutions, Martin S. Keller, MD, led a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
At Westchester Health, we strongly believe that an annual physical plays a very important role in keeping your child healthy and should take place every year even if he/she rarely gets sick. Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician in our Westchester Health Pediatrics group, has written a very informative blog (excerpted below), on the subject, emphasizing the fact […]
Divorce is anything but easy. Deciding to end a marriage is an enormous decision for all parties involved and it affects children very deeply.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is becoming a growing health crisis, writes Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatrician Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, in her recent blog. Antimicrobial drug resistance as a growing public health crisis and apparently, adding antibiotics to the feed of healthy livestock is one of the main reasons why.