FDA: Teething Gels with Benzocaine Not Safe for Infants

The FDA recently issued a warning to parents regarding the use of over-the-counter teething gels containing benzocaine for infants. A pediatrician explains why benzocaine is not safe for young children. Download Script Download Text Web Article Download Video Sound Bite 1 (HD.mov)* Download Video Sound Bite 2 (HD.mov)* Download Video B-roll (HD.mov)* Download Audio Sound … Read More

Keep Backpacks Light and Worn Right

Many kids will be shopping for a new backpack this year. Kim Giuliano, M.D., explains why choosing a backpack isn’t just about color or style – safety comes into play as well. Download Script Download Text Web Article Download Video Sound Bite 1 (HD.mov)* Download Video Sound Bite 2 (HD.mov)* Download Video B-roll (HD.mov)* Download … Read More

Can Drinking Coffee Help You Live Longer?

If you find yourself reaching for another cup of coffee in the morning – it’s probably a good idea. A recent study says that folks who drink even as much as eight cups of joe per day might fare better than non-coffee drinkers. Download Script Download Text Web Article Download Video Sound Bite 1 (HD.mov)* … Read More

Unhealthy Behaviors Often Carry into Adulthood

Many Americans struggle with eating, activity, or weight-related problems as they age. According to a recent study, these problems often begin in adolescence. Download Script Download Text Web Article Download Video Sound Bite 1 (HD.mov)* Download Video Sound Bite 2 (HD.mov)* Download Video B-roll (HD.mov)* Download Audio Sound Bite 1 (MP3) Download Audio Sound Bite … Read More

Can Stress Make us Sick?

We know that a lot of stress can impact our thoughts and mood, but can too much stress actually make us physically ill? A recent study says yes. Download Script Download Text Web Article Download Video Sound Bite 1 (HD.mov)* Download Video Sound Bite 2 (HD.mov)* Download Video B-roll (HD.mov)* Download Audio Sound Bite 1 … Read More

Keeping Seniors Safe in High Heat

Hot humid weather can be downright dangerous for people ages 65 and older. Ronan Factora, M.D., tells us why seniors are more susceptible to heat-related illness and offers tips to keep them safe. Download Script Download Text Web Article Download Video Sound Bite 1 (HD.mov)* Download Video Sound Bite 2 (HD.mov)* Download Video B-roll (HD.mov)* … Read More

Tips for a Healthy Start to the School Year (Package)

With just a few weeks of summer break remaining, a pediatrician says parents can start taking steps now to help kids successfully transition from summer time to school time. Kim Giuliano, MD comments. Download Script Download Video TRACKED PKG (HD.mov) Download Video NATS ONLY (HD.mov) Download Audio (MP3) Download Text Web Article Web Video – … Read More

Managing Food Allergies at School

Parents of children with food allergies have an extra-long to-do list when it’s time to go back to school. An allergist gives tips on how to prepare for the upcoming year. Sandra Hong, MD comments. Download Script Download Text Web Article Download Video Sound Bite 1 (HD.mov)* Download Video Sound Bite 2 (HD.mov)* Download Video … Read More