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Building a better eater


Does your child turn his nose up at any fruit or vegetable? Do you have a child who will only eat macaroni and cheese? If you have a picky eater, check out these tips from Dr. Mark Corkins, Le Bonheur's chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology.

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Gastroenterology
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Celiac disease: Can you introduce gluten too early?


A recent study suggests that babies who receive gluten for the first time after 6 months of age are more a little more likely to contract celiac disease, an autoimmune disease in which eating gluten triggers an immune response. We talked to Dr. Mark Corkins, chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Le Bonheur, about his thoughts on this research.

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Gastroenterology
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Vitamin D: Is your child getting enough?


Vitamins and babies have been a widely discussed topic in the last few years. But what does it mean for your kids? We asked Mark R. Corkins, MD, the division chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Le Bonheur and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, for his thoughts. Dr. Corkins stresses the importance of making any decisions about vitamins with your child’s doctor.

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Gastroenterology