September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month On August 29th, President Obama proclaimed September, 2014 to be National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Wondering about Delaware’s response to obesity and what resources we have already? In the August 2014 issue of Health Affairs, Chang et al published “A Statewide Strategy to Battle Child Obesity in Delaware”… Read More ›
Have you ever wondered whether patients measuring their blood pressures at home is actually useful? Check out the CDC’s Science in Brief on Self Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring for the answer!
Sodium is Salt! For some of our patients learning how to spot the salt in their diet is just not obvious. They know enough to avoid the salt shaker at the table but are astounded that their diet continues to have too much! First things first: How much salt is okay? This answer depends on… Read More ›
From Journal Watch Liquid Nicotine from E-Cigarettes an “Emerging Pediatric Problem” By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD In Archives of Disease in Childhood, U.K. researchers describe a case of liquid nicotine ingestion in a toddler. The mother found her 30-month-old child putting a reusable nicotine cartridge… Read More ›
Christiana Care and Million Hearts DE provided information about how to prevent heart disease and stroke to hundreds of attendees at Wilmington Wellness Day. For more information read the article.