Category: Dr. Mom

What you need to know about the Zika virus

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer As a parent and a pediatrician, Zika virus, a virus that can cause severe birth defects, has certainly gotten my attention. As I am sure you have been hearing on the news, this virus has now … Continue reading

Tis’ the season of coughs and snot

Happy New Year! I am not sure what 2016 has brought into your household, but for the King household 2016 has arrived with a bunch of coughing and snot. Tis’ the season! From what I have seen with recent urgent … Continue reading

5 surprising facts about RSV

It is now officially winter. We have had our first snow that stuck to the ground and the kids are back in school. But as pretty as it is, this is the time that parents also associate with cold viruses, … Continue reading

Why I’m scared of what Justin Timberlake says

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud “I’m not going to vaccinate my child!” These are the scariest words for me to hear as a pediatrician.  Wow! It never ceases to amaze me the misconstrued data that people believe regarding vaccinations.  Science has advanced … Continue reading

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