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Screen time and kids: What have we learned in the last year

(CNN)  My husband and I sent our 1st and 4th graders off to their last day of in-person school one year ago this month. I kissed them and pretended not to be terribly worried about the impending surge of patients…

Krispy Kreme is making vaccinations extra sweet with a free doughnut a day for the rest of the year

CNN: Krispy Kreme has come up with a way to make getting the Covid-19 vaccine extra sweet.Starting Monday until the end of the year, if you take your vaccination card to any Krispy Kreme location in the US, you can get a free glazed…

You Can Reach Us Even If The Building is Closed

Even though the building is closed, staff are working from home and are available via phone and email. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you need them and if you can’t put your hands on their email address reach out…

Covid 19 Resources

Here are some good resources for up to date information on the Covid 19 outbreak. http://www.adasoutheast.org/ https://www.cdc.gov/ https://www.nih.gov/ https://www.211virginia.org/consumer/index.php

New CDC Guidance For Older Adults

(CNN)  Amid a coronavirus outbreak in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging older people and people with severe chronic medical conditions to “stay at home as much as possible.” This advice is on…

HIV Trial Ends on Down Note

(CNN) A clinical trial for an HIV vaccine has been discontinued since the vaccine was not found to prevent infections of human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that causes AIDS. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases or NIAID, which…

States make it hard for children to get flu shots

(CNN) When adults want a flu shot, they have two choices: go to the doctor or go to a pharmacy. But in most states, laws prevent parents from just walking into a pharmacy and getting their children vaccinated for the…

Want to Live Longer,  Get Moving

  (CNN)  The medical journal BMJ published a report today that links a lower risk of early death to higher levels of physical activity at any intensity in middle-aged and older people. Previous studies have repeatedly suggested that any type…

Opiod Crisis Leads to Huge Jump in Foster Care Placements

(CNN)   As the opioid crisis swept across the United States, the number of kids entering the foster care system rose. From 2000 to 2017, there was a 147% increase in foster care entries due to parents’ drug use, according to…

Should You Drink Green Tea?

A lot of little lifestyle decisions can have a big impact on overall health. Taking the stairs for two minutes, choosing to grill rather than fry your food or refusing that extra glass of wine can all add up to…