• Flaming Fever Facts

    Flaming Fever Facts

    by Michelle Place, CRNP-P Fevers are a huge source of anxiety for many parents. This was understandable back in the 1800’s but with the advent of vaccines fever does not mean now what it did back then. The truth is most fevers are not only harmless but are actually helpful in fighting infections both bacterial

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  • What is RSV?

    What is RSV?

    By Natalia Darling, PA-C What is RSV?   RSV, or Respiratory Syncytial Virus is a virus that causes respiratory tract infections in all ages.  Outbreaks in our area generally occur in the winter, with a peak between January and February.   The hallmark of RSV is excessive production of mucus– in adults this causes a bad cold,

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  • Just Say No to (Cough and Cold) Drugs

    Just Say No to (Cough and Cold) Drugs

    by Michelle Place, CRNP-P   Let’s Do the Math This time of year it seems like our kids are sick constantly. Fever, congestion, mucus flowing from every orifice and coughing. Oh the coughing!  Coughing in the morning, coughing in the daytime, coughing all night long. Will it never stop? Something must be really wrong, this

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