Category: Dr. Mom

What’s the big deal about fluoride?

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer Recently, my family made a move in homes to a more rural location.  This move meant switching from community supplied water to a well as our water source.  Why do I care about the source of … Continue reading

ADHD meds impact growth

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer In a previous blog, I discussed typical growth patterns in childhood as well as predicting genetic height potential.  In that article, I mentioned that many things can affect the rate of growth in children and alter … Continue reading

Caution for research studies in the news

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis THE latest research study shows…. What is your response when you hear a news story about the latest research study? My response is always mixed.  I am always interested to hear about the latest study to … Continue reading

8 ways to monitor offline/online habits of teens

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud Annually, I do a presentation to the 5th grade class at my children’s school on the importance of good sleep and eating habits as well as the effects of drugs and alcohol on young minds and … Continue reading

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