Category Archives: Children

GUNS AND KIDS, CONTINUED – PEDIATRICIAN POWER

“Guns kill kids. In 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2,694 children and teens in the United States died because of a firearm. Another 15,578 children and teens were injured. Every 30 minutes, a child is … Continue reading

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LISA KRISTINE’S STUNNING HUMANITARIAN PHOTOGRAPHY

Anyone who visits us in the wine country will tell you that we will not let them return home without visiting Lisa Kristine’s gallery. Hiding in plain sight, just down the street from the Sebastiani Theater on the Sonoma Square, … Continue reading

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GUNS AND KIDS

As a pediatrician, I feel compelled to post something about the recent tragedy in Connecticut. Rather than rant, which is tempting, here is a summary of the October, 2012 American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on firearm-related injuries in children: … Continue reading

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