Coronavirus Update from Maryland Department of Health

I received a clinician letter from the Maryland Department of Health today regarding the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). To summarize: 1) There are no lab confirmed cases in Maryland thus far. 2) Testing is recommended for those with fever, cough or shortness of breath, and travel to China within 14 days prior. 3) If you meet […]

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Coffee Drinkers – Beware or Cheer?!

Does drinking countless cups of coffee delay our demise? A big thank you to my friend who pointed out this valuable research demonstrating the relationship between coffee consumption and reduced mortality. Very reassuring indeed. https://www.businessinsider.com/coffee-drinking-connected-to-lower-risk-of-death-study-finds-2018-7

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Measles Update from the Department of Health

I received a measles outbreak update letter from the Department if Health this week. Just wanted to share the updates: – Four cases in Maryland so far limited to Pikesville/Towson areas (zips 21208, 21209, 21215) – MMR vaccine is given routinely at ages of one and 4-6 years old. This series provides 97% immunity. It’s […]

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April 26, 2019

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