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Dr. M’s SPA Newsletter Volume 11 Issue 24

Did you ever suffer from a cold sore caused by the herpes virus? If so, this audio newsletter is for you. We go through all of the current data regarding cause and treatment.

Herpes Labialis is a common recurrent irritation for many children and parents alike. The Red Book, the bible of pediatric Infectious diseases, is the best resource for understanding Herpes viral infections. There are 8 primary herpes viruses that infect humans including: herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1), herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV2), varicella-zoster virus, Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, Human herpesvirus-6, Human herpesvirus-7, and Kaposi’s sarcoma herpes virus……

Read More at https://www.salisburypediatrics.com/patient-education/dr-magryta-s-newsletter/955-volume-11-letter-24

Best,

Dr. M

 

Are You Mitigating the Legacy of Covid-19 on Your Children (Pedcast)

Want to learn how to minimize the effects of SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on your children? Stay tuned and I’ll give you my perspective.

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6 Bewildering Symptoms in Newborns That Parents Don’t Expect

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Pediatrician Dr. Paul Smolen here. Parents are often bewildered by some of the bizarre physical symptoms their babies develop soon after birth. Stay tuned and I will break down some of these unexpected baby bodily changes in today’s installment of Portable Practical Pediatrics. Continue reading

New Screen Advice for Parents (Pedcast by Doc Smo and Sonya Corina Williams)

Looking for guidance for how your children should interact with those screens that are everywhere in today’s world? Then you’ve come to the right place.

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3 Reasons to Think Twice About Baby Food Pouches (Pedcast by Doc Smo and Sonya Corina Williams)

Sure, they are convenient but have you ever wondered if toddlers and young children, eating, or should I say drinking, pureed food from a food pouch is a smart idea? Stay tuned to get Doc Smo’s answer.

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5 Important Things You Need to Teach Your Children During a Pandemic (Pedcast written by Sonya Corina Williams and Doc Smo )

I think it’s fair to say that we’re living through unprecedented circumstances that are disruptive, unprecedented, and downright scary.  But there may be a silver lining; with the current “social distancing” and “stay-at-home” orders, we have an unplanned opportunity to spend more time with our children. Stretches of unscheduled time to spend with your children is truly a gift. Why not make the most of this time by teaching them important skills and lessons about life?  Your influence in your children’s lives has just been heightened and believe it or not, when you speak, they listen. Don’t miss this opportunity.  Take advantage to teach and lead.

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“Corona Safe Shake” or “Elbowla” Can Save Lives

Hey parents, a quick pedcast to help keep you and your children safe during the corona outbreak of 2020. A few years ago, during the ebola outbreak, I coined the term “Elbowla”. It’s a hands free handshake that eliminates a lot of the spread of germs from person to person. Now in the era of corona virus, I am reintroducing it but calling it the “Corona safeshake”. Stay tuned to learn more.

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