Category: Dr. Forbis

What I learned after Sandy Hook

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis The one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings is upon us.  This is a sad time in our nation’s history.  The lives of the first grade teachers, their students and school staff can … Continue reading

What do reading and running have in common?

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis 100 Books…100 Miles…Running Clubs, Oh My! What’s it all about?  My kids’ elementary school has had a book club for years, now. It’s actually more of a reading program.  Based on what grade the child is … Continue reading

Electronic cigarettes – is your child at risk?

By: Shalini Forbis, MD Electronic cigarette (e-cigs) use is on the rise.  They are being touted as an aid in stopping cigarette smoking.  They are also preferred because there is no cigarette smoke or the many other cancer-causing chemicals found … Continue reading

Ah-Choo – Fall allergies have arrived!

By: Shalini Forbis, MD A recent report was released about the worst cities for fall allergies this year.  Yup!  Dayton made the top 10 (although we have moved down from sixth to eighth).  If you are an allergy sufferer, or … Continue reading

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