• 22 JUL, 2020
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    Managing summer (and quarantine) screen time

    Managing summer (and quarantine) screen time

    Me: “Tell me about how you have been spending your days during quarantine/summer” Child: “Ummmm…” Parent: [Biting their tongue] Me: “Let me guess… video games?” Child: “How do you know?!?” Me:  “How much are you playing?” Parent: [biting their tongue] Child: “I don’t know… maybe an hour or two.”  Parent: [Can’t hold it in any

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    • 11 OCT, 2019
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    A Parents Guide to Juuling/Vaping/e-cigs

    A Parents Guide to Juuling/Vaping/e-cigs

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD Vaping (also known as Juuling or e-cigs) is a growing concern in the adolescent population.  It has been in the news a lot lately due to serious illness and several deaths linked to these devices. We are concerned about the growing popularity of these devices.  We think it is important that

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    • 05 JUL, 2019
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    Acne Basics for Teens

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD Pimples are the pits! To make things worse, acne peaks during puberty when our teens care most about their appearance and peer acceptance.  It can make this challenging time even more stressful. We want to arm you with some information, tips, and tricks to help navigate these… oily waters (I know…

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