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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!

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


A Pediatrician's Reflections on the Red River Gorge

Dr. Bolling's article fromt he AAP Voices explains why kids (and adults) need time outdoors in nature and the many physical and psychological benefits it offers. 
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Posted: 5/21/2018 10:54:08 AM by Brandon Ervin


National Immunization Week

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This week is National Immunization Week. We are featuring videos and educational material from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
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Posted: 5/3/2018 11:35:45 AM by Graham Daugherty (RC)


KY AAP NEWS FLASH: KACO (KY Action for Childhood Obesity)

Kentucky Action for Childhood Obesity
March KACO Post:
 
Your Word of the Day: Neophobia
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Posted: 3/20/2018 8:40:00 AM by Brandon Ervin


Spring Forward Into Good Sleep Habits

We often get asked how much sleep children need.  While it varies with every age and each child, we know that getting enough sleep is important to our health. This post by Kendra Thornton at Summit Country Day School has some good tips on sleep hygiene.
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Posted: 3/13/2018 4:40:19 PM by Charlie Cavallo