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Nadia Hashimi, M.D.


Three Letters From Sarajevo

November 3, 2018

On Sunday evening, my husband and I attended a music event at Strathmore, a concert meant to broaden our horizons. Three Letters from Sarajevo, by Goran Bregović, a diversely talented Serbian-Croatian musician.…

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On Valor and Vitality – Lessons from Senator McCain’s ‘Battle’ Against Cancer

August 30, 2018

Senator John McCain’s “maverick” politics placed him among the most intriguing contemporary legislators. His policies and feud with the current president continue to inspire support and criticism from the partisan…

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Netflix 13: How to Start the Discussion

June 10, 2017

As a novelist and as a reader, I believe stories can impact our lives. They bring us to emotional brinks, challenge our way of thinking, and introduce new ideas. Sometimes…

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The Throes of History

April 28, 2016

In honor of International Women’s Day, I wrote the following semi-fictional piece, originally published in Italian on March 7, 2016 in la Repubblica. In 1979, when Soviet tanks rolled into Afghanistan…

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When the Moon Is Low, a Book Review by Author Dr. Nadia Hashimi

July 26, 2015

With the UN reporting that there are now 60 million displaced persons in our world, it’s imperative we pay attention to the plight of those looking to redefine home. The numbers were staggering…

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A Note of Caution Regarding Infant and Toddler Foods

March 17, 2015

A study published in the March 2015 issue of Pediatrics reminds us, as parents and pediatricians, that not all food products designed for toddlers are healthy choices. The researchers set…

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The Pearl that Broke Its Shell, A Reflection from author Dr. Nadia Hashimi

May 23, 2014

On May 6th of this year, I walked into our local Barnes & Noble with my husband and our two children. We had to see it to believe it. The novel I’d…

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Safe Sleeping – The Latest in Newborn Positioning and More

April 21, 2014

When speaking to a new parent, it usually takes less than two minutes before conversation turns to the topic of sleep. Not surprising, given the many issues surrounding sleep (or…

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Baby Pearly Whites – Handle With Care!

February 27, 2014

How much should we care about “baby teeth”?  After all, there’s another set of “real” teeth coming in a few years, right?  When we look at the facts, there’s a…

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Influenza season is upon us – focus on pediatrics cold and flu with some general tips

January 6, 2014

With cold and flu season upon us, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of what we can do to keep our little ones healthy and treat the symptoms when…

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