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PANK Blog

Welcome to our blog.  We are hoping to connect with our families in a new way to address common questions and concerns. We hope you like it!

Acute Flaccid Myelitis - What You Need to Know

We have been getting calls about acute flaccid myelitis, a rare but scary polio-like condition resulting most likely from a virus.
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Posted: 11/8/2018 7:59:28 AM by Brandon Ervin


The Benefits of Sleep, Physical Activity, and Limited Recreational Screen Time

The Benefits of Sleep, Physical Activity, and Limited Recreational Screen Time

Mark Deis MD
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Posted: 10/15/2018 6:32:19 AM by Brandon Ervin


Parents vs. Fortnite: Tips From a Child Psychiatrist

Parents vs. Fortnite: tips from a child psychiatrist
Alexandra Novitsky, MD | Conditions | August 11, 2018
 
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Fortnite Season 5 has officially arrived — bringing new features, a new maps, and new skins. Parents can anticipate battles over the amount of time spent playing the game to “level up” with your teens.
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Posted: 8/23/2018 6:13:09 AM by Brandon Ervin


Obesity Knows No Borders

What countries in the world have the highest prevalence of obesity and pediatric obesity?  The answer often surprises people.
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Posted: 6/22/2018 6:24:41 AM by Brandon Ervin


Need a Sports Physical? See Your Pediatrician

If you’re the parent of a young athlete, you’re likely familiar with sports physicals. You’ve seen the ads for them: short wait times, no appointment needed, open seven days a week. But are these quick medical check-ups the best way to monitor your child’s health?
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Posted: 6/1/2018 10:50:49 AM by Brandon Ervin