Category: Dr. Abboud

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

A guilt-free mother’s day

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud Happy Mother’s Day Dayton Moms! I just LOVE this holiday!  Motherhood is challenging in many ways and for many years (at least that is what my own mother tells me).  You are responsible for a little … Continue reading

Can kids outgrow a peanut allergy?

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud There is a lot of focus on peanut allergies for children (and rightfully so!).  The risk is greater for accidental exposure that can happen outside the watchful eye of mom or dad. I’ve blogged on the … Continue reading

A spike in RSV: 6 things you need to know

Did you know that at Dayton Children’s, bronchiolitis is the second highest diagnosis for admission second only to asthma.  Bronciolitis is caused by a virus, most commonly Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). This season we started to really see RSV rise … Continue reading

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