Ask Dr. Sue

Dr. Sue Abell, one of our practicing pediatricians, wrote the following articles for publication in The Daily News over the course of several years.  We have collected them here as a resource for parents.  The articles provide research-based answers to common questions about children and childhood health.

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  • ADHD
  • Aggressive Older Child
  • Alcoholism and Family Heredity
  • Allowances
  • Alopecia
  • Anorexia and Teenagers
  • Aspartame (Nutrasweet) Reaction
  • Babies and Bathtub
  • Babies and Honey
  • Babies and Talcum Powder
  • Bed-wetting Alarms 
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Piercing
  • Breastfeeding and Allergies
  • Breastfeeding, Sweeteners and OTC Medications
  • Breastfeeding and Weaning
  • Breath Holding Spells
  • Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Care for Canker Sores
  • Children Driving ATVs
  • Children Teased about Glasses
  • Choosing a Dog
  • Chronic Back Pain in Children
  • Cord Blood Banking
  • Correcting the Babysitter
  • Cough Medicines
  • Creatine in Sports
  • Depo-Provera
  • Developmentally Delayed Teens in Transition
  • Diarrhea Treatment in Children
  • Dishes and Lead Poisoning
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Family Swimming and Children
  • Feeding Goat's Milk to Babies
  • Fire in College Dorms
  • Foldable Scooters
  • Hazards of Flavored Cigarettes
  • Hazards of Uncooked Eggs
  • Helping a Child Grieve
  • Helping Your Baby Sleep through the Night
  • Highly Sensitive Child
  • Holiday Safety and Kids
  • Homeschooling
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Internet Use
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leaving Children  Alone
  • Little Boys in Men's Locker Rooms
  • Living in the City
  • Loud Noises and Hearing
  • Lying versus Fantasy
  • Measles Vaccine and Autism
  • Meningitis
  • Methamphetamines
  • MSM, DMSO Claims to Help
  • Nail Biting
  • Nightlights and Developing Eyesight
  • Pacifier Use
  • Peanut Allergy
  • Pertussis
  • Picky Eater
  • Pinworms
  • Poison in Plastic Toys
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Post-partum Depression
  • Potty Training
  • Preparing Children for Painful Procedures
  • Preschool
  • Probiotics
  • Protecting your Toddler from Toddlers
  • Protection against Bioterrorism
  • Protect Yourself and Your Baby from Whooping Cough
  • Puberty and Emotions
  • Radon
  • Safe Use of Swing Sets
  • Safety of Fluoride
  • Safety of Insect Repellants
  • Schizophrenia in the Family
  • School Emergencies
  • Seafood and Mercury
  • Sibling Rivalry
  • SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 
  • SIDS and H. pylori
  • Smoking Pot and Cigarettes around Babies
  • Steroids and Athletes
  • Summer Camp
  • Sun Exposure and Vitamin D in Babies
  • Taking Medicine
  • Teenagers and Depression
  • Teens Delaying Sexual Activity
  • The Defiant Child
  • The Morning After Pill
  • The Timid Child
  • Tics
  • Tic Disorders in Childhood
  • Ticks and Lyme Disease
  • The Pet that Dies
  • Toddlers with Terrors
  • When to Keep Children Home from Daycare
  • White Grape Juice
  • X-rays During Pregnancy

 

 

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