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The HPV Vaccine

What is HPV? HPV is short for Human Papilloma Virus. This virus is very common, and is usually asymptomatic, which means people are not aware that they have it. It is acquired through sexual contact. A majority of sexually active … Continue reading

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Choosing Wisely

A few years ago, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) embarked on an initiative called “Choosing Wisely”. This campaign aimed to create a national effort amongst physicians to carefully examine and make recommendations that would help to decrease unnecessary … Continue reading

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Holiday Safety Tips

Holidays are a wonderful time for families to gather and celebrate together. Amidst all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, here are a few safety reminders to keep in mind. We hope all our families have a joyous … Continue reading

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CDC Releases Guidelines for Management of Food Allergies at School

Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in conjunction with the Department of Education released “The Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies”  providing schools and early care and education (ECE) centers with recommendations on how to handle food … Continue reading

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I scream, you scream, we all scream about sunscreen!

If you’ve purchased sunscreen recently, you’ll know that the variety of choices can be overwhelming. What do you look for to make sure you’re buying the best sunscreen? Last year the FDA updated regulations for sunscreens and how they can … Continue reading

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Summer Safety

With summer finally here we hope that our patients and families will get the chance to enjoy outdoor time, swimming, biking, and all the other wonderful things summer can bring. We hope everyone has a safe, healthy, and fun summer! … Continue reading

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