Elizabeth Walenz, MD
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If spanking is in your arsenal for keeping little ones in line, it’s important to know what the experts have to say about the long-term effects of this kind of punishment.
Beyond the benefits of eating natural foods, there may be some real risks for your kids when it comes to foods containing additives. How you can avoid those harmful effects.
Why a game of peek-a-boo or pat-a-cake can be powerful tools when it comes to building's your baby's brain.
Sibling rivalry is a natural part of growing up... but what can you do when it all gets to be too much?
The first day of school can be an early wakeup call for many school children. How can we prepare our kids for that first day and ensure they get a good night’s sleep? Read the A to Zzzz's.
“If it has wheels, a child should wear a helmet.”
The loss of a friend, a sibling or a parent in childhood can be very difficult for everyone involved. So how can you help a child cope with their grief?
As a pediatrician, Dr. Elizabeth Walenz often sees how reading to children helps with language development and helping kids succeed in school. Now, there is yet another reason for you to cuddle up with your kid and a few good books.
Strep throat is a contagious disease caused by infection with streptococcal bacteria. How do you know if what your child is suffering from strep or just a run-of-the-mill virus?