Heather Quinn MD


Depression: Should My Child Take Medicine to Treat Depression?

Have your child take medicine for depression. Don’t have your child take medicine. Use counseling or home treatment to help manage your child’s symptoms. If your child’s symptoms are mild to moderate, counseling or lifestyle changes may be enough to help your child feel better. But if…

Immunotherapy for Cancer

Immunotherapy helps treat cancer by supporting the body’s immune system. It can restore, boost, or redirect the immune system. Immunotherapy may use cells from a person’s body, such as a type of white blood cell called a T cell. Or it may use proteins or bacteria that have been enhanced in the lab so they can help the…

Forward-Facing Car Seat

When your child has outgrown the rear-facing weight or height limit of a convertible car seat or 3-in-1 car seat, your child’s car seat can face forward. Keep using a forward-facing car seat with the harness until your child outgrows the highest weight or height allowed by the car seat’s manufacturer. Secure the car…

Rear-Facing Car Seat

For safety, it is very important that your child’s car seat faces the rear until your child outgrows the height and weight requirement by the car seat manufacturer. You may choose to start your child in an infant-only car seat (shown here) when your child is a newborn. This type of car seat reclines, typically has a…