Each year in the United States, more than 30,000 people are killed by guns. Overall, 36 percent of these deaths are homicides, 60 percent are suicides and 2 percent are the result of unintentional injuries. For children, though, the majority of deaths are classified as homicides — 66 percent... Read more
Circumcision usually a beneficial step for newborn boys
Dr. Bob Wiskind has practiced general pediatrics in Atlanta for more than 20 years.   He was a longtime board member of Kids Health First, a pediatric IPA, and currently serves as president of the Georgia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. For thousands of years male infants have... Read more
Managing concussions in children and adolescents
Dr. Bob Wiskind has practiced general pediatrics in Atlanta for more than 20 years.   He was a longtime board member of Kids Health First, a pediatric IPA, and currently serves as president of the Georgia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Concussions can happen at any age if... Read more
Prevention of flu much better than treatment
Dr. Bob Wiskind has practiced general pediatrics in Atlanta for more than 20 years.   He was a longtime board member of Kids Health First, a pediatric IPA, and currently serves as president of the Georgia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read more
Recently the Georgia pediatric community was shocked by the sudden death of Dr. Paul Fernhoff. He was a fixture in genetics at Emory, in metro Atlanta and throughout the state. For more than 30 years, he was the geneticist upon whom so many relied. He was unfailingly kind, courteous... Read more

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