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Pramod Narula, M.D.

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Pramod Narula, M.D. Articles (18)

Ask the Experts: Proper Posture and its Effect on Spinal Health

I try to teach my teenager to have good posture, but it doesn't always work. Why is good posture so important? Are there any health risks associated with bad posture?

Nov. 05, 2010

Ask the Experts: Making the Case for Meningococcal Vaccine

Dr. Pramod Narula, chairperson of the Department of Pediatrics at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, discusses what parents need to know about meningococcal disease and its vaccine.

Sep. 02, 2010

What to Do If Your Child Has Croup

Pramod Narula, M.D., chairman of pediatrics at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, explains what croup is, signs and symptoms to looks for, and how parents can treat it at home.

Mar. 24, 2010

High Blood Pressure — in Kids

My teenage son has just been diagnosed with high blood pressure. What types of health problems are associated with this condition, and how can I ensure that he’ll stay healthy?

Mar. 05, 2008

Mom! I Can’t Fall Asleep!

My adolescent daughter has been having problems falling asleep. How can I help her doze off?

Jan. 16, 2008

Identifying ADHD

My 10-year old son is having problems concentrating in school, and his teacher suggested that he might have Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. How can I tell if he really has ADHD, or if he’s just acting up?

Dec. 03, 2007

Reading the Signs: Diagnosing Dyslexia

My 9-year-old daughter has been having trouble in school. Her math and science skills are terrific, but she can't seem to grasp the basics of reading and writing. Her teachers suspect that she might have dyslexia. What is dyslexia?

Nov. 01, 2007

Meningitis: Understanding the Two Kinds

My son's daycare called to let us know that a child there was sick with meningitis. I thought this was a pretty rare disease. What are the symptoms?

Oct. 01, 2007

Planning Now for an Easier Back-to-School

Whether it's the first day of kindergarten or the first year of high school, a few simple back-to-school preparations can help make the start of a new school year easier for your children.

Aug. 22, 2007

Lyme Disease: Awareness is the Best Defense

When temperatures rise above 40 degrees, the carrier of Lyme disease — the deer tick — is much more prevalent.

Jul. 11, 2007

How To Cope With Bedwetting

My child has had a problem with wetting his bed, and I don’t know what to do about it. Will psychotherapy or medications help solve the problem?

Jun. 12, 2007

Keeping an Eye Out for Ear Infections

My child seems exceptionally prone to ear infections during the summer. Why is this, and is there anything I can do to prevent it?

May. 16, 2007

Safety for Latchkey Kids

There are several steps you can take to help ensure the safety of your child when they are home alone.

Apr. 11, 2007

Spina Bifida

Prevention is key.

Mar. 07, 2007

What to Expect During Your Baby’s First Year

My wife and I just brought home our first child. Can you offer any guidance about our first year with our son?

Feb. 07, 2007

Don't Slack Off On Those Shots!

Should I have my children vaccinated against disease or is it safer not to?

Dec. 28, 2006

Playing It Safe This Winter

With the snow on its way, how can I make sure my children have fun outside while still playing safely?

Dec. 21, 2006

Immunize To Protect Your Child’s Health

Why does my baby need to be immunized for polio? Does that disease still exist?

Oct. 02, 2006


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