Often parents of young ballet dancers ask their physician about possible injuries connected with the sport. It is true. Ballet can cause damage to the body, just as any physical activity potentially can. It has its own set of injuries, with different types found at each level of expertise.
Conversion reactions are those where there are neurological symptoms, such as fainting, or loss of sensation in a part of the body.
Dr. Welty takes a look at trichotillomania, the inability to resist the impulse to pull out one's own hair.
Dr. Welty looks at the dangers of sun exposure and the steps you can take to protect your child.
Speech development is a common concern for any young family. Fortunately, children are born with an innate drive to produce speech sounds, and they soon learn to understand and repeat the basic structure of the language that they hear.
The dangers of UV light and the benefits of sunglasses for children.