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Immunizations are safe and effective

Staying up-to-date on immunizations is one of the most important things parents can do to keep their children healthy and safe.  This week is an important week for immunizations – learn more from our guest blogger, State Senator Shannon Jones. Immunizations … Continue reading

A new role – Dietitian in a pediatric office

Dear reader – I would like to share my new position at Dayton Children’s Hospital with you! The past 15 months have been busy creating it with a colleague of mine, Marisa VanSchuyver.  You see, if you remember, I was … Continue reading

Being your better self

Fifteen-year-old Ethan began our first session with the stark declaration that “I want to act more like the person I really am.” I had no idea what he meant. The words sounded like a quote from a self-help book, so … Continue reading

The truth about female sexual offenders

The fact that only one percent of sexual offenders in our prison system are females has given a false impression that sexual crimes against children are rarely committed by women. The reality is that 20 percent of substantiated sexual abuse … Continue reading

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