Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Dr. Rotenberg admitted to membership in the American Headache Society

In December 2010, Dr Rotenberg was welcomed as a member of the American Headache Society. he is now one of the few pediatric neurology members of this society.

The American Headache Society® (AHS) is a professional society of health care providers dedicated to the study and treatment of headache and face pain. Founded in 1959, AHS brings together physicians and other health providers from various fields and specialties to share concepts and developments about headache and related conditions.Learn More

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

7 Reasons Outdoor Play Does A Body Good

Take some lessons from nature to nurture your child

This article was reviewed by Dr. Joshua Rotenberg, a Texas pediatrician and neurologist.

We all have an innate drive to run and explore and discover our world through play. Watch the animals around you, especially the young ones, and you'll find squirrels tussling and dogs chasing and horses cavorting.

Like all animals, humans need lots of physical activity for their bodies to develop properly. Unfortunately, kids sometimes get distracted by television and computer screens, or parents worry that it's too hot or too cold outside to let kids do what they do best: run around, explore, and let their bodies move.

Here are seven top reasons outdoor play is great for your child's health -- as well as some animal trivia, just for fun: