A new study published in the journal, Pediatrics, today reminds pediatricians to ease parents' fears about fevers. Here is a Q & A about the top parental concerns on fevers: Q. Are acetaminophen or ibuprofen supposed to take the fever away? There is a reason why these products (ibuprofen and acetaminophen) say they are […]
Archive for February, 2011
Is it normal for older babies to spit up? Yup.
A new study shows that crib safety is a significant issue…not just those banned drop-side cribs. Check out this story on iVillage that I helped with for useful tips.
I am thankful to the Dr Oz Show for the opportunity to participate in their autism show. I hoped the show would help educate the public and move the conversation forward, which is why I agreed to be a part of it. As a pediatrician who talks with families everyday in my office, I know […]
Set those DVR’s for the Dr. Oz show TODAY (Thursday Feb 17). Dr Ari Brown will be one of the panelists speaking about autism—what we know and don’t know—for Thursday’s show. Also appearing is Alison Singer, President of the Autism Science Foundation, and mom of a child with autism. She shares her experience and wisdom, […]
Hope everyone is staying healthy this winter. Tune in tomorrow to a webchat from 12-1pm CST for tips and tricks to fend off cold and flu season. And, what to do about it if you do get sick. Dr Ari Brown teams up with Chicago Tribune health reporter, Julie Deardorff, to give you the 411. […]
Dr Phil, The View, Today Show…everyone seems to be talking about the Hot Sauce Mom. Frankly, I am disgusted by this parent who has resorted to bullying her child into submission. So, it’s time for me to pull out my Discipline 411 lecture and share it on this blog post. Every once in a while, […]