Age: Teens

Does my preteen REALLY need the HPV vaccine?

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud As the school year starts, many of us are taking our children to the pediatrician for sports physicals, annual exams, and vaccinations. As a pediatrician, I am very supportive and a believer of ALL vaccinations. My … Continue reading

5 ways to pack a healthy school lunch

School 2014-15 is upon us.  One of the questions in our house is “Can we pack our lunches this year?” The cafeteria at our school does a good job in providing a variety of healthy fare for our children.  Hence, … Continue reading

3 ways to help kids manage trials

Bad experiences in early childhood have a significant impact on kids during adolescence according to recent research published by Child Trends. Investigators found that 48 percent of our kids experienced a serious negative event during childhood, with 11 percent of our kids … Continue reading

The 4 things you must know about ebola

By: Dr. Melissa King Ebola, what? The news is reporting about Ebola every time that I turn around. What do you as a parent here in Ohio need to know? 1.) Ebola is not as easily spread as you might … Continue reading

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