Category: Children’s health

Just another virus?

By: Dr. Melissa King It’s not JUST another virus… or is it?? Enterovirus D68. As the mother of a now school age child with Audrey starting kindergarten AND the recently appointed medical director of the Urgent Care in Springboro, I … Continue reading

3 ways to promote your child’s mental health

The suicide of Robin Williams has brought attention to the fact that an estimated 750,000 people every year attempt to kill themselves. How can parents raise their children to help inoculate them from the demons that lead so many people … Continue reading

The 4 things you must know about ebola

By: Dr. Melissa King Ebola, what? The news is reporting about Ebola every time that I turn around. What do you as a parent here in Ohio need to know? 1.) Ebola is not as easily spread as you might … Continue reading

Breastfeeding my first, reality vs. ideology

World Breastfeeding Week is upon us! The theme, Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life! is bigger than just promoting breastfeeding. In 1990, the United Nations created eight Millennium Development Goals (MGD) “to fight poverty and promote healthy and sustainable development … Continue reading

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