Category: Dr. Mom

A hidden gem inside the hospital

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis As a parent it can somtimes be overwhelming knowing where to go to get trusted health information. There are many excellent sources of information out there, but when you are diong a web search it can sometimes be … Continue reading

Does my child have spring allergies?

As if the polar vortexes were not enough, it looks like all the snow and late freezes may have set us up for an itchy spring!  In a new CNN Health report (published March 28, 2014) experts are warning us … Continue reading

Preventing heat-related illness

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud, MD As temperatures begin to climb and outdoor activities begin, young children, particularly athletes, can become susceptible to heat-related illnesses. “Your child’s body regulates its temperature through sweating and radiating heat through his or her skin,” … Continue reading

6 tips to help the medicine go down

By: Dr. Melissa King Recently we faced a dilemma. Audrey had a terrible earache and fever. Unfortunately we were meeting her grandmother for a hand off. Audrey and Ethan were staying with grandma for the evening while Jeff and I … Continue reading

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