Category: Dr. Mom

What to do about the flu!

By: Dr. Melissa King During the last few weeks at Dayton Children’s we have been pretty busy at both our urgent care and emergency department. As the medical director of our urgent care in Springboro, I have been seeing a … Continue reading

8 qualities of the REAL mother of the year

By: Dr. Melissa King Have you ever… … placed dirty socks on your child’s feet because you just cannot manage to find a clean pair, even a clean pair that doesn’t match. … fed your child a yogurt parfait from … Continue reading

What’s the deal with this year’s flu shot?

Have you received your flu shot? Have your children received their flu shots?  All children older than 6 months of age (with little exception) should get the flu shot. You may have been hearing about a rise in the flu … Continue reading

Is your child at risk for childhood obesity?

Childhood obesity continues to be a big issue incommunity and an issue we are addressing at Dayton Children’s through the Kohl’s A Minute for Kids campaign. We talked with our colleague, Dr. James Ebert, MD, lead physician for the lipid clinic … Continue reading

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