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Fireplace Safety

December 30, 2018 - by Rakesh Chopra MD - in Health

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Everyone enjoys gathering around the fireplace especially during the holidays. While you’re keeping yourself jolly and warm, remember these fireplace safety tips: Keep a window cracked Use dry or well-aged wood. Dry wood burns with less smoke and burns more easily Have the chimney checked annually by a professional Make sure the area around the

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Importance of Family Routines

November 30, 2018 - by Rakesh Chopra MD - in Health

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Family routines keep your household organized and running smoothly.  It’s important to have routines that are flexible yet consistent and predictable.  Try the following tips to ensure a more successful day for you and your children. Morning: Put as many things in order the night before Keep wake- up routines positive Make sure your child

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

November 26, 2018 - by Rakesh Chopra MD - in Health

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Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children under 5.  However, it can also occur in older children and adults (CDC,2017).   Signs and Symptoms: Fever Sore Throat Rash (may develop after the fever starts) General malaise Transmission of Virus: Close contact, such as hugging a person Contact

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Halloween Safety

October 30, 2018 - by Rakesh Chopra MD - in Health

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Make sure your Halloween is spooktacular and safe with these 7 tips! Eat Well.  Halloween is a time to eat some sweet treats, but balance is key! Try passing out healthier alternatives like fruits and water or non food items like stickers and pencils. Healthy Bite.  Limit sticky and gummy candies that can get stuck

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