Causes of Childhood Hearing Loss
Jeanette BURKSCHAT, Section Chief of ENT Clinic, ENT Specialist
The most common reason for hearing loss in children is known as otitis media. This is an inflammation of the middle ear caused by bacteria, resulting in fluid building up behind the eardrum...
Anxiety: How to Avoid It
Lincoln Sakiara MIYASAKA, Family Medicine Physician
“Doctor, there is a 45 year old man in Room A with chest pain. Here’s his ECG.” In the consultation room I saw a tall, athletic and well-dressed man, breathing fast, sweating, with fea..
Treating Childhood Anxiety: PTSD, CBT, Phobias
For many, occasional displays of anxiety are a normal part of childhood. But if an adolescent (ages 12 to 18) shows symptoms of severe and persistent worrying that interfere with normal func..
How to Spot Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
It’s usually easy for parents to recognize when their child is physically unwell, but a child’s mental health condition can be more difficult to identify. Parents have a responsibility for..
Infant and Child Safety: Prevention is the Name of the Game!
Juemin HUANG, Pediatrician
“We can do no great things; only small things with great love.” - Mother Teresa Parenting. We think it’s the hardest job in the world, and we’re pediatricians. You spend precious time..
Ask An Expert – Beat the Heat
Leon LI, Emergency Dept. Chair, Emergency Medicine Physician
Summer is everyone’s favorite time of year. We get to enjoy good food, great friends and of course, the summer sunshine. Unfortunately, summer also presents the year’s highest risk of heat..
Do You Suffer from Severe Menstrual Pain?
Ninni JI, Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Menstruation is a fact of life for women the world over. While the majority of women may experience mild pain or discomfort, which is to be expected, the monthly menstrual cycle can be excee..
Ask An Expert – Children’s Oral Health
Rouble RANA, Pediatric Dentist
Children’s health is a primary concern for parents all over the world. Good oral health, including healthy teeth and gums, is an important part of your child’s general well-being. The impo..
What Do You Have in Common with Michael Owen?
Haixia WANG, ICU Physician, Hospitalist
… If it is a sore knee, it could be your ACL… You are sprinting down the wing, a defender comes for you, you cut inside him, but as you push off, your knee goes ‘pop’ and you fall ove..
Ask An Expert – Natural Birth or Cesarean Section
Ruoyun ZHU, Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Choosing a natural birth or a caesarean section remains a difficult choice for expectant mothers and their partners. Each method of childbirth has its own benefits and indeed its own advocat..