• 25 NOV, 2020
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    Eating During the Holidays

    Eating During the Holidays

    By: Heather Marko, MS, RD, LD Navigating the holidays can be tricky. Instead of enjoying everything the holidays have to offer, we find ourselves falling into the same unfavorable patterns; “I’m not going to eat all day because I know I’m going to eat a lot for dinner”, “I’m going to eat as many sweets

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    • 29 OCT, 2020
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    So, which COVID-19 test do I need?

    So, which COVID-19 test do I need?

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD COVID-19 cases are ticking-up nationwide.  One major difference between March 2020 and October 2020 is the availability of COVID-19 testing.  Overall, this is a major positive in the fight against COVID-19.  It allows for earlier detection, better isolation/quarantine measures, and contact tracing.  Tests are now fairly widely available at places like

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    • 30 SEP, 2020
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    Is this spit-up normal?

    Is this spit-up normal?

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD The first thing we need to do is make an important distinction between Gastroesophageal Reflux and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.  These may sound the same but they are two very different things. Gastroesophageal Reflux also known as Physiologic Reflux or “spit-up” is NORMAL.  100% of babies experience some degree of reflux during

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    • 27 AUG, 2020
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    Mental Health during the Pandemic

    Mental Health during the Pandemic

    By: Dr. Joseph Mechak with Dr. Lauren Zohler There is another concerning epidemic on the rise since the onset of the Coronavirus.  Rates of depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders are increasing rapidly in all age groups, including school-aged children and teens. As pediatricians, this epidemic is every bit as worrisome and serious as

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