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Flouride in Water – The Invisible Additive - A close up of a young child smiling at the camera - Smile

Flouride in Water – The Invisible Additive

If we’re in any of the many fine Duval Street establishments, most of us will try and be prudent enough to keep an eye...
Preparing And Protecting Kids During Hurricane Season - A close up of a stop sign on a pole - 2019 Atlantic hurricane season

Preparing And Protecting Kids During Hurricane Season

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Actually, it’s been that time of year for a few weeks. But a few of us may...
That Chronic—ahem—Cough! - A close up of a logo - Cough

That Chronic—ahem—Cough!

Since everyone is back to school this week, it’s worth reviewing how it usually goes, illness-wise. Everyone’s healthy for a few weeks after the...
E-Cigarettes and Youth – The Devil We Don’t Know - A close up of a woman - Health

E-Cigarettes and Youth – The Devil We Don’t Know

If you’ve been out and about as I have, you’re likely used to seeing them everywhere. All shapes and sizes, clouds of mist emanating...
Predicting Academic Success (or, What did I do with that crystal ball?) - A stack of flyers on a table - South Fork Union School District

Predicting Academic Success (or, What did I do with that crystal...

I’m sure it irritates the current generation of school-age kids just as much as it used to bother me. No sooner are we past...
LGBT – Where We Are Now - A screenshot of a cell phone - Rainbow flag

LGBT – Where We Are Now

We are residents of a city of celebrations. This week, two prominent subgroups have reason to be jubilant. Our kids have another year of...
Barefoot Doctor Stan Sack Explores the Uptick in Autism - A close up of a girl - World Autism Awareness Day

Barefoot Doctor Stan Sack Explores the Uptick in Autism

No matter where you live, you’re never far away from news and discussions on autism. Even if we just considered recent publications, there’s so...
Barefoot Doctor answers the question: Is it safe to smoke pot when pregnant? - A hand holding a wii remote - Cannabis in pregnancy

Barefoot Doctor answers the question: Is it safe to smoke pot...

It’s happened. As was recently reported on these pages, Key West has its first legal cannabis dispensary, with more to follow. And all sorts...
Our Barefoot Doctor considers how Diabetes affects Kids - A close up of a hand holding a cell phone - Type 1 diabetes

Our Barefoot Doctor considers how Diabetes affects Kids

Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked a lot about new diseases, new research and new thinking. Today, we’ve got an oldie but baddie....
Dr. Stan Sack “The Barefoot Doctor” explains a “new” pediatric illness - A close up of a logo - Polio-like syndrome

Dr. Stan Sack “The Barefoot Doctor” explains a “new” pediatric illness

If you’ve lived in the Keys for a while, you’ve been through a hurricane or three. And on the epidemic front, you might have...