Letters from Maine

The fog may be lifting

It is becoming clear that management of concussion can be rather complex and must be individualized to each patient.

Letters from Maine

The other side of activity

Most young children who have become accustomed to being amused by sedentary “activities” such as TV and video games retain their innate creativity...

Letters from Maine

Timeout or not?

A well-done timeout is a harmless consequence and one that makes the most sense when the misbehavior is creating an unpleasant atmosphere.


Mandatory reporting laws

What requirements do state and federal governments impose on health care providers who treat potential cases of...

Letters from Maine

Beware of the Ides of August

Dr. William G. Wilkoff muses on the phenomenon of overtreatment and overdiagnosis.