Category: Dr. Forbis

Caution for research studies in the news

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis THE latest research study shows…. What is your response when you hear a news story about the latest research study? My response is always mixed.  I am always interested to hear about the latest study to … Continue reading

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

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