Category: Dr. Forbis

Kids and race. A conversation worth having.

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis I was greatly saddened when I heard about the shootings in Charleston. In fact, horrified. It felt so reminiscent of events during the Civil Rights Movement. But, it seems that was probably what was intended by … Continue reading

4 home remedies for dealing with acne

This is a common topic with teenage patients and is important to them. The conversation in my office often starts with “we would like a referral to a dermatologist”.  There are a lot of great options for the treatment of … Continue reading

Why should you care about the measles?

Why care about the measles? So, by now, you have probably heard about the measles outbreak in the United States. In case you don’t know the details, this started in December at the Disneyland Resort Theme Park in Anaheim, CA.  … Continue reading

Do I REALLY need the flu shot?

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis It is that time of year again!  Flu vaccines.  Do you get the flu vaccine for yourself or your family?  I will always remember my first year in training to be a pediatrician.  Somehow, I just … Continue reading

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