Category: Dr. Mom

“Mommy, my butt hurts.”

By: Dr. Melissa King I have heard this line a few times when my children are referring to having a difficult time having a bowel movement. As a parent I realize that I often do not know EVERY time my … Continue reading

Just another virus?

By: Dr. Melissa King It’s not JUST another virus… or is it?? Enterovirus D68. As the mother of a now school age child with Audrey starting kindergarten AND the recently appointed medical director of the Urgent Care in Springboro, I … Continue reading

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

Why Robin Williams’ death is hitting close to home

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis Robin Williams’ recent death by suicide has been a leading feature in the news this week. I think that the idea of someone who has brought so much joy into homes through his comedic roles being … Continue reading

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