Letters from Maine

Beware of the Ides of August

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

Letters from Maine

The risks of intensive parenting

It is our job to help parents create that child-friendly discipline structure and then encourage them to step back.


Physician value thyself!

Physicians need to regain their sense of self-esteem and value as a bulwark against burnout and to engage in the...

Child Psychiatry Consult

The power of the turkey sandwich

When dealing with emergent, aggressive behavior, food isn’t always the best medicine, but sometimes it is.

Beyond the White Coat

Responding to pseudoscience

Vitamin K deficiency bleeding is the newest adverse outcome spawned from misinformation spread via social media...