Entries by TFC Team


Sports, Bike Rides and Concussions

  Spring has sprung and Little League season is looming as is a return to outdoors sports and activities.  So there’s no time like the present to segue to a discussion about concussions and children. What does a parent need to know?  Let’s define “concussion” A concussion is a complex process that affects the brain.  […]


Is Respect for Authority History?

Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP I’m concerned about the disregard and disrespect for authority in today’s world. Authority is something that many people nowadays poo-poo and deem politically incorrect. Wrong.  Authority is good:  in fact, it’s wonderful.  Authority is the foundation of society, community and family.  To become healthy, functioning adults, children must […]