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Monday • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Caregiver Support, Health and Wellness
Slips and falls can happen to anyone. Hopefully, we’re able to get back up with little more than a bruise or a scratch. But as people get older, falls can have much more serious consequences.
Monday • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Children's Health
New York State’s Genetic Screening Program was started in 1965 and now tests for more than 45 different conditions. Tests are performed using a few drops of a baby’s blood to identify certain genetic conditions that may permanently impact newborns and their families.
Last Week • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Health and Wellness
Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells.  Individuals with sickle cell disease have red blood cells that primarily contain hemoglobin S, an abnormal type of hemoglobin. 
8/25/2021 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Children's Health, Women's Health
The more information you receive about breastfeeding, the better. Breast milk contains a perfect balance of nutrients and antibodies to protect babies from disease and help them thrive.
8/10/2021 • Posted by Steve Materetsky, MD, FAAP, Fidelis Care Medical Director • in Health and Wellness
The dog days of summer is a term used to describe some of the hottest days of the summer with rising temperatures reaching their peak for the season. In this article, Fidelis Care's Medical Director, Steve Materetsky, shares some tips to help your children stay safe during the rest of the summer season.
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