Hey, just wanted to say thanks, Dr. Hamblin. Can I call you, Jim? I love your magazine, and I really appreciate your bringing the issue of screen time to the attention of so many. Anytime I can get free publicity for a health topic so near and dear to my heart, well… my Momma raised […]
Don’t eat the marshmallow? At Stanford University, a group of researchers studied the ability of four-year olds to hold out for two marshmallows rather than cave in to the immediate gratification of eating the one marshmallow offered. Guess how many children could delay gratification for a bigger, better outcome? Perhaps more important, the second part […]
It’s June. I love how my city describes the hot, humid days we love to hate. It’s just so ‘close.’ When I came to Richmond to go to medical school and first heard that phrase, I remember thinking, “Close to what?” VCU Medical Center was MCV back then, and when I graduated to become a […]
It was Einstein who said that to do the same thing over and over again and expect a different outcome: that is insanity. The Power People building a children’s hospital must come out from behind closed doors and show their faces. Quitting is insanity.
The DrDownload blog is about the health and well being of children. It’s spring as I write, and I could feature spring allergies or new sunscreen guidelines. But what I’ve really been fretting about lately is my own worries over the kids and… PROM. I’ve been pondering the wonderful experience that the prom can be […]