Category: Dr. King

World Prematurity Day – How you can help!

By: Melissa King, DO A little known fact about me… over 30 years ago I was born between 28 and 29 weeks gestation, 11-12 weeks premature. Although I do not have the greatest hand eye coordination – remember this if … Continue reading

Making Halloween a treat and not a trick with safety!

By: Dr. Melissa King There are so many options it seems for trick or treating options, door-to-door in a neighborhood, at community centers, and even at area churches. Don’t forget Kings Island or some festivals. The bigger problem with all … Continue reading

Fever phobia

By: Dr. Melissa King So, Audrey and Ethan both had a summer virus recently, first Ethan one week and then Audrey the next. Interestingly they were acting ok – drinking, eating, and playful. The only major symptoms were fever – … Continue reading

The great drink debate

By: Dr. Melissa King This is taken from the conversation that I had with Audrey, my 4 year old daughter, just the other day. Audrey:  “Mom, can I have some Gatorade to drink, please?” Me: “No Audrey, you can have … Continue reading

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