At Westchester Health, an issue that a lot of people don’t think about but one that causes a lot of problems is car sickness. Car sickness is the most common form of motion sickness in children, but stress, excitement and/or the fear of vomiting also can set it off. To help parents deal with this troubling condition, Lauren […]
Does your child consistently sit too close to the TV or computer screen, or hold a book too close? Does he/she close one eye when trying to see something? Can he/she see things that are far away but has trouble when they are up close, or vice versa? Any of these signs may mean that […]
About 1 in 25 adolescent girls and 1 in 200 teenage boys develops scoliosis. At Westchester Health, scoliosis is something we see often. It’s a fairly serious condition that we feel parents need to be aware of so they can recognize the symptoms in their child and if need be, seek treatment. That’s why we’d like […]
At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we hear from a lot of our parents about car trips, and sometimes entire family vacations, ruined by their child’s car sickness. “What can we do?” they ask in exasperation. “Our child needs to go places and the car is the best way to get there.” As parents ourselves, we sympathize! […]
Our flu vaccine is in! Book your appointment now to get your family vaccinated. Even though winter is still a few months away, now is the time to get your family vaccinated. Don’t delay — protect yourself and everyone in your family by getting the flu vaccine at any of our Westchester Health locations. Call (914) 232-1919 and we’ll […]
Scoliosis is something we see often in our practice here at Westchester Health Pediatrics. It’s not extremely common but neither is it rare, and it’s a condition that we feel parents need to be aware of so they can recognize the symptoms in their child and if need be, seek treatment. Scoliosis shows up most […]
There’s nothing worse than being seated near a screaming baby on an airplane (unless, of course, you’re that baby’s parent). To help everyone—babies, parents and fellow passengers—have a more pleasant flight, Maryann Buetti-Sgouros, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician in our Westchester Health Pediatrics group, offers these important bits of advice in a recent blog.
At Westchester Health, we see a lot of kids with asthma and a lot of worried parents wondering how to treat and/or prevent this disease. To help kids and their parents know how to manage this challenging condition, Mason Gomberg, MD, a pediatrician in our Westchester Health Pediatrics group, offers the following information, tips and advice in a recent blog.