Category: Dr. Forbis

Everybody’s talking about “twerking” – are your kids?

By: Shalini Forbis, MD So, by now, chances are that you have heard about Miley Cyrus “twerking” during her recent music award performance.  There have been many articles, it even led to a staged bit on Jimmy Kimmel that is … Continue reading

Sharing your child’s health with their school

By: Shalini Forbis, MD Does your child have a chronic health condition?  Possibly asthma, food allergies, a seizure disorder, something else?  For some conditions, such as food allergies or diabetes, there is really no other choice but to talk with … Continue reading

Get a boost for back to school

By: Shalini Forbis, MD Back to school!  As parents, it’s time to go shopping for school supplies, new clothes, new shoes, aagh! But when you think about getting ready for your kids to go back to school, does it cross … Continue reading

The great struggle: Teens and sleep!

Periodically I have a teenager come to my office.  Usually he or she is convinced that there is something wrong with them because they are always tired. I usually tell them, let’s start with the basics.  Teenagers need more sleep.  … Continue reading

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