Despite your best attempts at harmony, brothers and sisters (or brothers and brothers, or sisters and sisters) seem to incessantly fight over toys, tattle on one another, argue, tease and compete for your attention. Why can’t they just get along? And what can you do to help them? Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician with our Westchester Health Pediatrics group, offers smart, practical answers to the age-old sibling rivalry dilemma in her recent blog.
During summer, people dive into high-energy outdoor sports such as cycling, rock climbing, kayaking and zip lining. These sports are terrific and increase physical fitness but they also carry the risk of concussion. Eric Small, MD, Pediatric and Adult Sports Medicine specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and our Medical Director of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has specific expertise in concussions and has recently written a very informative blog on the subject, offering practical advice on how to help avoid this potentially catastrophic injury.