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Finding Our Way in a World Filled with Rage

Finding our way in a world filled with rage Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP It’s an understatement to say that our world today is loaded with rage. Last week’s tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, is but one example. …
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Talking to Children About Tragic Event in News

TALKING TO OUR CHILDREN ABOUT THE PARKLAND SHOOTING    Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP  Although we adults are struggling with our own thoughts and feelings about this horrific tragedy, it does not absolve us from the responsibility…
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FLU 2018 Facts Not Myths

THE FLU UPDATE  Hylton Lightman, MD, DCH (FAAP), DCH Here’s a scary fact. As we start February 2018, The Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) report that 53 children have died from the flu this flu season alone.  More…
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Pom Pom Hats, Babies and Religion

ARE POMPOMS A RELIGIOUS THING?  Hylton I Lightman, MC, DCH (SA), FAAP Last week witnessed record breaking cold, but to the Lightman and Keehn families, it was the most heartwarming week.  Our children Eric and Naava welcomed into this…
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Chanukkah Safety Guidelines Candles and Cooking 2017

CHANUKKAH 2017:  SAFETY GUIDELINES Chanukkah is a happy time and I wish to assure that you and your loved ones have a most enjoyable holiday. Here are some safety guidelines which will enhance this festive holiday: Menorah and Chanukah Our…
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Teens and Driving What a Parent Can Do

TEENS AND DRIVING Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP My 17 year old is driving.  She’s our 5th driver and there are two more Lightman’s not so far behind her who no doubt will be rushing to get their learner permits as soon as they…