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The Facts about Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Published: Feb 19 2019 | Under: Health | Tags:

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old. Typical symptoms include fever, mouth sores, and a skin rash, and children can get exposed to the virus through close personal contact such as hugging, breathing in air when an infected person coughs or […]

Anxiety and Depression: You Are Not Alone

Published: Feb 11 2019 | Under: Health | Tags:

In the United States, approximately 40 million people experience anxiety every year, and more than 16 million experience depression. While anxiety and depression are separate conditions, they often “co-occur”, which means that many people experience symptoms of both conditions at the same time. We would like to share the story of one of our patients […]

Too Sick for School?

Published: Feb 7 2019 | Under: Health Healthy Tips Parenting | Tags:

For those of us with kids, it’s rare that a school year goes by without a sick day.  When you wake them up for school, and they say they don’t feel well, how do you respond?  Do you just let them sleep?  Do you take them to the doctor?  Is there a “right” way to […]

What You Should Know About Whooping Cough

Published: Jan 28 2019 | Under: Health | Tags: ,

Whooping cough, also called pertussis, is a highly contagious infection of the respiratory tract.

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