Letters from Maine

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.

Letters from Maine

Tidying up a motley crew

Is it necessary to apply a system such as biobanding to equalize high school football teams or let the kids...

Letters from Maine

Did I really say that?

Carefully consider what you are saying to patients and parents.

Letters from Maine

The devil is in the headlines

Some headlines of scientific research summaries can lead the reader to an erroneous conclusion.

Letters from Maine

Sometimes talk is useless

At times, neither a reward nor a punishment is the correct tactic to take with an unruly child.

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