Letters from Maine

Letters from Maine

The limits of education

If the truth isn’t convincing the [vaccine] resistors, then the obvious choice is consequences.

Letters from Maine

The death of expertise

With the pandemic, a sense of urgency has thrust onto the world stage opinions that in the past might have been quietly held theories based on...

Letters from Maine

Tap of the brakes on gender-affirming care

It seems to me a thorough and sensitively done mental health evaluation might minimize the collateral damage from some gender-affirming care and...

Letters from Maine

Perinatal research and the Tooth Fairy

Those little bits of enamel long-forgotten may hold the answers to a plethora of unanswered questions about those critical months surrounding the...

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Time to attack hypoactivity in our children

Our sedentary lifestyles are shortening our lives and launching our children into adulthood burdened with a raft of health risks they could...

Letters from Maine

Pandemic goal deficiency disorder

Articulating a national goal that covers both communities where the response to the pandemic has been less thoughtful and robust along with states...

Letters from Maine

A pediatrician notices empty fields

It may be that after years of sitting in front of a video screen, too many children have settled into the role of being spectators and find the...

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A long look at long haulers

I suspect we will find that pediatric “long haulers” and their adult counterparts do not differ in most respects.

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Not so fast food

If we think nutrition and physical activity are important components of our children’s educations then we must make the time necessary to provide...

Letters from Maine

Masking in school: A battle of the op-eds

Vaccination should continue to be considered our primary tool in prevention and control of COVID-19, and children need to be in school. As for...

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