Parents Ask: Sunscreen

By Dr. Allison Kaplan   Q: “Living in Arizona, I know that sun protection is extremely important. There are so many sun screens to choose from. As a parent, what should I be looking for in the SPF number and is there a difference between the lotions and the sprays?” –...

Parents Ask: Cell Phone Battles

Question: We are constantly having a battle about cell phone usage at our house. It seems my child is addicted to her phone. What can we do? Noelle – Scottsdale   Answer: Cell phone usage has increased exponentially over the past 10 years. Seventy-eight percent...

Questions about Healthcare

  By David Allazetta CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Arizona Q: “It seems that health plans are getting more and more complicated every year. What do I need to know and are there specific things I should be looking for before I select a new plan?” –  Sarah from...

Parents Ask – Becoming a Foster Parent

Parents Ask – May 2016 Q: I’m interested in becoming a foster parent. What do I need to do and how long does it take? Amy – Chandler A: In Arizona, the number of children in foster care has grown to nearly 18,000. The need for foster parents who are willing to open up...

Parents Ask – LGBT

  by Dr. Dawn Byrd   Q: I have a seventeen-year-old daughter and because of some text messages I have seen on her phone I am beginning to wonder if my daughter is a lesbian or perhaps bisexual. What do I say and how do I start a conversation about it? Karen,...

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