Author Archives for DocSmo

Great Kids Don’t Just Happen (Book Review Pedcast by Sonya Williams)

I thought it would be tacky to review my own book so I asked Sonya Williams to do the job. Sonya is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in bio-engineering and plans to attend medical school in 2020. Smart doesn’t even begin to describe Sonya. I was so honored by her review of my new book , Great Kids Don’t Just Happen, that I asked her to read her it to you in her own voice. To hear me talk about my new book, check out my book trailer.  Now here’s Sonya Williams!

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Doc Smo’s New Book is Here! Learn More.(Trailer)

7 Dubious Health Honors American Children Own (Pedcast)

American children have some of the worst health statistics in the world. Find out where American children need to improve.   

The following pedcast is an archived pedcast, first published April 2, 2019

Image by Sasin Tipchai and Pixaby Images.

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Cribsheet by Emily Oster (Book Review Pedcast)

 

Emily Oster is back with a second data-centered book, this time focused on all things parenting starting just after birth and continuing into the toddler years. One of the great things about Dr. Oster’s books is that she gives parents answers to some of the “whys” behind the advice that they’re their pediatricians are giving them. Like her first book, Expecting Better, Oster breaks down an impressive number of scientific studies into bite-sized pieces for parents to digest.

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