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6/20/2022 • Posted by Dr. Lisa Moreno, Pediatrician and Medical Director at Fidelis Care • in Children's Health, Health and Wellness, In The Community
June is Child Vision Awareness Month. Taking care of a child’s vision is important for learning and social development. Here are some recommendations and tips for what to expect for your child’s first eye exam.
6/10/2022 • Posted by Dr. Darius A. Paduch, MD, PhD, Northwell Health • in Health and Wellness, In The Community
June is National Men’s Health Month, and as we get ready to get back into our swim shorts and T-shirts – and spend time with our families – many of us will be upgrading our waist size by one or two inches. More than 50% of adults gained weight over last two years during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes a significant increase in the number of adolescent males who became obese.
6/3/2022 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Health and Wellness, In The Community
The treatment of individuals with “mental illness and addiction” is really the treatment of individuals with hopes and dreams, families and jobs, foibles and successes, unbelievable hardships, and moments of grace.
6/1/2022 • Posted by Steve Materetsky, Pediatrician and Medical Director at Fidelis Care • in Children's Health, Health and Wellness, In The Community
Saying someone has ‘pink eye’ is less of a diagnosis and more of a symptom. A red eye can be caused by numerous things in children. The three main causes of a ‘pink eye’ are bacterial, viral, and allergic.
5/25/2022 • Posted by Dr. Celeste Johns, Medical Director, HARP at Fidelis Care • in Health and Wellness
The unspeakable events in Buffalo shook all of us. Whether we experienced them as a direct injury to ourselves, our family and our neighbors, or more distantly as observers with a shared humanity, we feel shaken and disturbed. Reactions run the gamut from grief to anxiety to anger.
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