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    • 31 MAR 21
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    Is it allergies or COVID?

    Is it allergies or COVID?

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD   Each year Spring marks the end of the viral respiratory season and the start of allergy season.  During this time of year it can be very difficult to determine if sniffles are from a virus or from environmental allergies.  This year, the importance of this distinction is amplified with the

    • 11 MAR 21
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    How to Support Your Child During Virtual or In Person Learning Transitions

    How to Support Your Child During Virtual or In Person Learning Transitions

    By: Fiorella Rosen, LCSW-C Here comes another change! As Montgomery County schools prepare to re-open for in-person learning in the coming weeks, families prepare for yet another transition. We all know that transitions can be hard, especially for kids, and after a solid year of non-stop unpredictability, even one which might approximate a much anticipated

    • 26 FEB 21
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    What is the Newborn State Screening test?

    What is the Newborn State Screening test?

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD   February 28th is ‘Rare Disease Day’. Rare Disease Day is an annual event to raise awareness and advocate for children and adults impacted by rare diseases. One important tool that we have in diagnosing certain rare diseases is the Newborn State Screen (NBS).  The NBS is quick, easy, and we

    • 29 JAN 21
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    (More) COVID-19 FAQs and My Experience with the COVID-19 Vaccine

    (More) COVID-19 FAQs and My Experience with the COVID-19 Vaccine

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD Should I worry about the new Coronavirus variants? Viruses mutate. This is not new or concerning. however, the viral mutants discovered in the UK and South Africa seem to have made the Coronavirus more contagious. Both strains have now been identified in the United States (and the UK variant has been