The Doctor Is In

Podcast | The 5 things every parent can do for a healthy child

All parents want (besides a decent night's sleep) is for their child to be healthy. And with today's constant stream of health information, it's easy to get lost in the noise. Dr. Lisa Thornton weighs in with the five things every parent should know. Consider it a cheat sheet for the most important job you'll ever have. Read...

 

Podcast | What you need to know about early puberty

What if your child hit puberty at age 6? 5? Early puberty, also sometimes called precocious puberty, isn't usually medically a cause for concern, it can bring a host of social problems.  Read...

 

Body Mass Index and your child's health

Body Mass Index is a crucial indicator of how healthy your child's weight is. But it's not always easy to make sense of. Dr. Lisa Thornton goes over a basic BMI chart and tells you what to watch for as your child grows. Read...

 

News Update: Blind cords kill 12 children each year

A piece this morning in The Baltimore Sun highlights Dr. Thornton's warnings about window blind cords.  Read...

 

Podcast | Household hazards hidden in plain sight

In the inaugural edition of her monthly audio podcast, Dr. Lisa Thornton exposes some uncommon household hazards -- and how to minimize danger. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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