Everyone has heard about the epidemic of obesity in children in the USA. According to the US Centers for Disease Control, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The percentage
When it comes to autism, we have all been surprised by the recent US CDC data that found substantial increases in the number of children diagnosed with autism with higher rates for boys. The numbers are worrying, particularly as autism
In Bangkok, almost every family has access to a swimming pool. There is no doubt that swimming is great exercise and most children enjoy themselves very much in water. But what concerns me the most is the risk of drowning.
Most of you have probably heard recent news reports of a new influenza virus circulating in China. Questions are starting to come in so I thought this would be a good time to give some background on this important subject.