Category: Dr. Forbis

Why your pediatrician cares about guns

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis “Are there guns in your home?”  Why does your pediatrician want to know? Let me start with a true story.  When I was about 13 years old, there was a family I babysat for occasionally.  There … Continue reading

A hidden gem inside the hospital

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis As a parent it can somtimes be overwhelming knowing where to go to get trusted health information. There are many excellent sources of information out there, but when you are diong a web search it can sometimes be … Continue reading

A locker full of energy drinks

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis This past weekend, my middle school daughter said that at lunch on Friday, her friends were talking about what their favorite energy drinks were.  She stopped there…probably knows her mom well enough to know what is … Continue reading

Dr. Mom applauds CVS

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis Were you as surprised as I was when I saw all the tweets and news headlines about this? For those who may have missed it, CVS announced this week that it will be removing all tobacco … Continue reading

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