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Helping Your Child Manage the Emotional Impact of Coronavirus

By |2020-03-18T11:34:54-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

By Ankur Desai, MD Empty shelves in the grocery stores. Schools closed. Social distancing. The global coronavirus outbreak has hit home, leaving parents in uncharted territory. These factors can raise the overall level of anxiety for both children and adults. Here are some tips for parents to help address [...]

Why Social Distancing Matters

By |2020-03-21T13:38:12-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

The concept of “social distancing” is not new. Public health officials have been using this method of slowing down the spread of highly contagious disease as far back as the influenza outbreak of 1918, when parades were cancelled, schools closed and rush hour was staggered. Social distancing is not [...]

Keep Your Home Safe From COVID-19

By |2020-03-18T10:11:03-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Learn the steps that you and your entire household should be taking to decrease the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). All households Clean hands at the door and at regular intervals Create habits and reminders to avoid touching their face and cover coughs and sneezes Disinfect surfaces like doorknobs, tables, [...]

Coronavirus Q & A

By |2020-03-16T13:43:36-04:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

As concerns over coronavirus rise, you may be wondering exactly what it is, how you can protect yourself and what to be on the lookout for. Robert Pedowitz, DO, from Family Practice of CentraState helps answer what we know to date: What is a novel coronavirus? A novel coronavirus [...]

Can Vaping Be Deadly?

By |2020-02-03T11:56:51-04:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

As of November, 48 Americans have died from vaping, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Once considered a safer option than cigarettes, vapes and e-cigarettes—particularly those used with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing products—are now linked to a lung condition known as e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated [...]