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Spring Allergies

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Spring Allergies By Gwyn Reece, CPNP-PC/AC As we say goodbye to winter, most of us welcome the spring and the sight of daffodils and tulips in bloom. Unfortunately for many Marylanders, the beauty of spring also brings misery in the form of spring allergies. Children who suffer from allergies can have a myriad of [...]

Influenza Vaccine

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Influenza Vaccine Last Updated: 12/17/2016 Our 2016 Influenza Vaccine Clinics Have Ended You can still receive the vaccine at your next regularly scheduled appointment visit. NOTES REGARDING FLUMIST: Annapolis Pediatrics will not be using the nasal influenza vaccine FLUMIST for the upcoming flu season. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), [...]

Hand Washing Prevents Illness

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Hand Washing... A Powerful Antidote to Illness How many times have you and your child washedyour hands today? You might not have given it much thought. It’s either part of your routine, done frequently without thinking, or maybe you don’t do it much at all. But as your pediatrician may have told you, hand [...]

Annapolis Renovations

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Annapolis Renovations Annapolis Pediatrics is excited about the upcoming renovations to our Annapolis Office. Construction in our Annapolis location will begin on October 24th.  Some of the updates and improvements will include: a redesigned waiting area, front desk expansion, and remodeled bathrooms. We appreciate your patience as we make these improvements! [...]

Sports Injuries

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After a Sports Injury: When to See the Doctor A safe and speedy return to activity following a sports injury or an illness depends on early recognition and treatment. Knowing when to see your doctor is an important step in this process. With major injuries or illnesses, there is little doubt about the need to seek [...]

Tips for Parents in the Digital Age

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Kids & Tech: 10 Tips for Parents in the Digital Age Here are a few tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to help parents manage the digital landscape they're exploring with their children. Treat media as you would any other environment in your child's life. The same parenting guidelines apply in both [...]

Sleep!

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Sleep: How to Help Your Family Be Well-Rested Article by Dr. Sharon Richter and originally appeared in Chesapeake Family For most people, sleep is what we do when everything else in the day is done or when we just can't stay up any longer. However, sleep needs to be a priority that is scheduled [...]

Healthy Breakfast Ideas from Our Providers

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas from Our Providers Egg white and cheese (with turkey bacon) in a whole grain burrito (Dr. Fassil) “Eggie cupcakes”- make in a cupcake tin: eggs and broccoli (Kay Pessagno, CPNP) Whole wheat English Muffin, peanut butter, sliced bananas, honey (Nichole Tucker, CPNP) Oatmeal w/milk, bananas, raisins or whole wheat waffle w/peanut [...]

Form Reminders

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Form Reminders Please remember that for Annapolis Pediatrics to complete camp or school forms, there will be a charge of between $6-$10 based on the length and complexity of the form. We will be happy to mail, fax, or have completed forms available for pick-up in our office. Typical turnaround time for forms is 10-14 [...]

GERMS

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GERMS Do you know where they are lurking? Germs are a part of our everyday lives. All of us come into contact with thousands of types of bacteria—both good and bad—on a daily basis. Fortunately, maintaining good hygiene helps keep us from getting sick from the majority of illness-causing germs we encounter. Know Germ Hot [...]