Category: Dr. Mom

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

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

Why I practice pediatric critical care medicine

By: Dr. Abboud A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to spend some time with a former patient of mine and his family.  Landon Reece is an 8 year old young man who was kicked in the head … 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

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