2012

April 26, 2012 / Laura Hart

Category: Doctor's Visits

Molina Healthcare is always encouraging patients to go to their regular check-ups and take their children to well-child exams, but just showing up is not enough! It...

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April 11, 2012 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children / Immunizations / Whooping Cough

We continue to hear about whooping cough (also known as pertussis) and the dangers of the disease. Outbreaks of the infection continue to occur across the county...

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April 05, 2012 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Nutrition

Did you know that a majority of Americans consume nearly two to three times the recommended daily salt intake? This has become a significant health issue which has...

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February 29, 2012 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children / Nutrition

Few tales are as old as a parent trying to get their kids to eat their fruits and vegetables. What are parents to do when fruit bowls are left untouched and grimaces...

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February 16, 2012 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Children

A recent study came out saying that physical punishment of children, including spanking, is increasingly linked with negative consequences in the long term. Further,...

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February 09, 2012 / Laura Hart

Category: Physical Health

February is American Heart Month and our very own Dr. Siegel appeared on STL TV in St. Louis to educate viewers about heart disease and what you can do to stay healthy.

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February 07, 2012 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Exercise / Weight Loss

When I tried to lose weight years ago I was never successful. I would starve myself to lose a few pounds but I would always gain it back. Finally I realized that...

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