Thanks to Coast Live WTKR, Channel 3, Hampton Roads for inviting me to speak on health advice for kids as we approach winter. I enjoyed chatting with the lovely, brilliant and talented April Woodard. I mentioned five recommendations to keep kids healthy. We discussed the Center for Disease (CDC) recommendation for all children 6 months and older to get an annual flu shot. April asked if the flu shot could give you the flu.  Take a look at the segment to see my reply!

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 54 children.  It is a disability which affects language, behavior and social skills.  Chances are, you know someone with ASD.  The medical field continues to learn about ASD.  The early signs are recognizable at a young age. Researchers feel that causes include both genetic and environmental issues.  This month’s article in the Tidewater Family Plus magazine highlights this topic.  Take a look: