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Ask the Doctor: How Does COVID-19 Impact My Pregnancy?

Ask the Doctor: How Does COVID-19 Impact My Pregnancy?

May 01, 2020

Pregnancy is a joyous time that’s also accompanied by some very normal worries. Will my baby be healthy? How is my health as a pregnant person affected by everyday things — a cold, hair dye, cleaning a litter box? To add to these typical concerns, you may also be wondering how the COVID-19 pandemic...

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The Importance Of Annual Physicals

Apr 24, 2020

The most important reason to have an annual physical is to catch health problems before they worsen and prevent future illness. Your physician will check your heart and blood pressure to see if you are at risk for cardiovascular problems or heart disease. Perhaps it is time for you to receive a...

5 Vaccination Myths Debunked

Apr 24, 2020

While receiving vaccinations is commonplace for many people, rumors about their negative side effects are equally common. However, most of these rumors are merely myths. Let’s set the record straight and debunk five common vaccination myths. Myth: Getting a flu shot can give you the flu. Fact: This...

General Health & Wellness

What You Need to Know About Recovering From COVID-19

Apr 24, 2020

As you probably know, there are currently more than 600,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. and an unknown number of Americans who have this illness who have not been diagnosed. While all non-essential workers are self-isolating at this time, those who have COVID-19 are taking even stricter...

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What Happens When a Person Gets COVID-19?

Apr 23, 2020

This blog was originally published on April 23rd. Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. At this point, you know that COVID-19 is a...

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How You Can Reduce Stress & Anxiety During a Pandemic

Apr 16, 2020

This blog was posted on April 16. Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. We all worry. But when you find yourself on that...

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5 Fun Recipes for a Healthy and Hoppy Easter

Apr 10, 2020

From egg hunts with baskets full of candy to post-Lent indulgence, many traditional Easter activities involve a sugar overload. But we have a solution: Five fun recipes that don’t rely on excessive amounts of added sugar (plus a bonus activity when you’re all done). While large gatherings are...

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Kids and COVID-19: Easing Anxiety for Children Stuck at Home

Apr 10, 2020

This blog was originally published on April 10th. Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. With school closures, event cancellations,...

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The Guide to Disinfecting Common Surfaces

Apr 03, 2020

This blog was posted on April 4. Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. Right now, you’re probably taking every precaution you can...

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How to Care for a Loved One With COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020

If a loved one tests positive for COVID-19, you might be wondering what to do next and how to maintain your health. We have gathered 10 essential tips to help you stay safe while caring for others. If you begin to notice symptoms, you should self-isolate as well. People with COVID-19 can stop self...

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