Category: Dr. Mom

Why don’t people “read for fun” anymore?

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer As the weather has gotten colder these past few days, it has really gotten me thinking about the months to come with a preschooler and a toddler stuck in the house.  I am always looking for … Continue reading

Every child needs a flu shot…especially those with special needs!

By: Patricia Abboud, MD As a pediatrician that works in the critical care unit, I see children at their sickest.  During the winter season our ICU is full of children with difficulty breathing due to a variety of  reasons including … Continue reading

Get smart about antibiotics!

By: Melissa King, DO Get Smart About Antibiotics Week Nov 18-24 I find that I spend more time in clinic discussing with a patient and their families why they do NOT need an antibiotic then I spend on explanations with … Continue reading

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

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