Author Archives: Katherine Lemon, MD

Rising Screen Time, Lasting Effects

How many hours of TV does your family watch every day? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children should spend no more than two hours watching TV, movies, and playing video/computer games.  It is no surprise that children mirror just … Continue reading

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Get your Physical…Physicals!

When was the last time your child had a sports physical? If you have to think about it, then it’s probably time to schedule an appointment with your child’s primary care provider.  Many schools require a sports physical before a … Continue reading

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Valentines SHOULD be pink and red, not your child’s eyes

Sharing butterfly kisses with your kiddo? Who doesn’t? It’s a great way to bond, cuddle…and potentially to spread conjunctivitis.  Also known as pink eye, this contagious infection causes irritation or infection of the membrane that covers the white of the … Continue reading

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