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Pediatric Health

November 01, 2014

No Bones About It

Lack of sun exposure, low vitamin D can weaken your bones

Just around the time we come into motherhood, we begin witnessing our mothers and grandmothers suffer broken wrists, hips and spines....more»
February 01, 2014

Pediatric Dentistry 101

Basic info every parent needs to know

A child's first dental visit is as much about educating the parent as it is examining the child. Pediatric dentists are specially trained to work with very young children through early adulthood....more»
January 01, 2014

Fuel Up to Play 60 with the Indianapolis Colts

Exercising daily and eating nutritious foods has several benefits. Ten area middle school students and their mentors experienced these benefits and more last month! They were selected to represent their schools at the Colts Play 60 Game on December 1st at Lucas Oil Stadium....more»
January 01, 2014

RSV: Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Do what you can to keep your infant from catching RSV

In the U.S., RSV infections generally occur during winter and early spring. Spreading quickly among people in close quarters (such as day care centers), RSV is passed by means of close contact and respiratory droplets....more»
January 01, 2014

Childhood Depression

Recognizing and helping kids struggling to cope

Depression happens – even in young children. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, on any given day about 2 percent of school-aged children and about 8 percent of adolescents meet the criteria for major depression....more»
August 01, 2013

A Team Player. A True Survivor.

Aiden Spoor was diagnosed with leukemia just 5 days after his 7th birthday. His response? To charge bravely ahead, helping others along the way.

Aiden Spoor was diagnosed with leukemia just 5 days after his 7th birthday. His response? To charge bravely ahead, helping others along the way. ...more»
July 01, 2013


Protect your child against contagious diseases with immunizations

One of the best ways a parent can protect a child is by ensuring he has the right vaccines at the right time. Your child's pediatrician or family doctor can help....more»
July 01, 2013

Riley Physicians - a Children's Healthcare Network

Riley at IU Health launches 'Riley Physicians' - a Children's Healthcare Network In an effort to connect more children and families with the expertise of Indiana's only nationally ranked children's hospital, Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health has launched "Riley Physicians" - poised to become a statewide children's healthcare network....more»
June 01, 2013

Allergy or Cold?

Detective work is needed to distinguish between allergies and the common cold

Deciphering whether your child has a cold or suffers from allergies can be difficult because the symptoms often overlap. It's important to sort them out so you know how to best treat your child and know when a visit to the pediatrician may be in order. 
June 01, 2013

Summer Safety

Staying out of the ER

While summer brings plenty of opportunities for fun, unfortunately the possibility of serious injury or illness comes with it. Don't let a trip to the emergency room derail your summer plans! Below, local experts provide tips to help keep your family safe this season....more»
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