COVID-19 in Children

Written by Olubunmi Ojikutu, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics – Tower Health, Cynthia Schadder, M.D., FAAP, Pediatrics – Tower Health Medical Group

While research has shown that children have been less likely to become infected with COVID-19, it’s important to remember that doesn’t make them immune to the virus.
Many parents became more nervous about the coronavirus when reports of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) started appearing in April. Luckily MIS-C is rare, with only hundreds of cases worldwide. Doctors believe it’s an inflammatory reaction in the body triggered by infection or exposure to COVID-19 within the past month.
For both COVID-19 and MIS-C, prevention is key.

“Nurse! Come quick!”

Written by Edwin Malet

“Nurse! Come quick!” That cry can be heard in emergency rooms, nursing homes or in our homes where people are hurt, disoriented or suffering.

Want a smile makeover for your big day?

Written by Dr. Joseph Abrams

Dentists have the experience and skill to help you achieve the smile of your dreams.

The Impact of Medical Philanthropy: Greater Than You Think

Written by Andrew Smith

Today, philanthropic dollars are critically important as hospitals seek to establish or enhance new patient services or fund capital projects to provide lifesaving care.

Diabetes and Healthy Eating

Written by Amy Wachter, MD, and Julie Garey RDN, LDN, CDE

Fads abound when it comes to diet and diabetes. But by taking a simple approach and following a few basic steps, you can control your diabetes.

Fit for the Holidays

Written by Cindy Walker

Set your fitness goals now so you’re fit before you feast.

Be Wise About Wisdom Teeth

Written by Dr. Peter M. Famiglio

What should you do with those third molars?