• The HPV Vaccine

    The HPV Vaccine

    (aka Human Papillomavirus Vaccine or Gardasil Vaccine) By Dr. Caren Glassman and Dr. Hasita Patel As parents, we have to make tough decisions for our children with the hopes that those decisions will have a lasting positive impact on their future. These decisions include what to feed your child, the best school for your child

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  • Local Case of Measles

    Local Case of Measles

    By: Dr. Heather Davies The Maryland Department of Health reported on Wednesday, May 24th, 2018 that an individual in Montgomery County, Maryland has a confirmed case of measles.  The individual contracted the disease outside of the United States but did not develop symptoms until arriving in the U.S. Measles is a highly contagious virus that

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  • Flu Vaccine Primer

    Flu Vaccine Primer

    By: Heather Davies, MD The Flu Vaccine Clinic is open for business here at Potomac Pediatrics! You can walk-in Tuesday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm to receive your immunization. Before you come in read below for the answers to frequently asked questions about the flu vaccine. Who should get the flu vaccine? -Influenza vaccine is recommended for all people

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  • Fever…Don’t Sweat it!

    Fever…Don’t Sweat it!

    By: Maureen Mills, RN The heat is on, Don’t sweat it…the truth about FEVERS Your child wakes you up crying in the middle of the night and you can’t believe how hot he/she is. You quickly take a temperature and are alarmed that the reading is 103 degrees!!  Should you call us, should you give

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