Thanksgiving in May

Thanksgiving in May

This past Thanksgiving, in the “giving” spirit of the holidays, I decided to place a basket full of fruits just outside my exam room at The Community Health Center of the Rappahannock Region. As a pediatrician who is constantly fighting obesity and its...

Obesity in Children

In 2010, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 34% of American adults and 17% of children are “obese.” Even more staggering is that the number of adults considered “overweight” is 64% and that nearly one-third of children are at least...

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