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Category: Dr. King

All aboard the bus to Safety Town

By: Dr. Melissa King As you may recall, Audrey is entering kindergarten this fall. She is eager and excited and I am borrowing her enthusiasm as I put aside those mommy anxieties to which I am sure many of you … Continue reading

6 tips to help the medicine go down

By: Dr. Melissa King Recently we faced a dilemma. Audrey had a terrible earache and fever. Unfortunately we were meeting her grandmother for a hand off. Audrey and Ethan were staying with grandma for the evening while Jeff and I … Continue reading

Dr. Mom’s unknown addiciton

By: Dr. Melissa King The other day my smartphone took a swim in a clean toilet, no less. The swim was accidental. A valuable lesson for Audrey, my 4 year old. Although I appreciate her taking care of personal hygiene … Continue reading

That which does not get better… needs to be rechecked.

By: Dr. Melissa King I strive to conclude every visit with my patients and their families with the following comments: Here is what I think is going on with your child today. Here is what I recommend you to do … Continue reading

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