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 […]Read More Coronavirus Update from Maryland Department of Health
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-2018-7Read More Coffee Drinkers – Beware or Cheer?!
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 […]Read More Measles Update from the Department of Health
Watch out – spring allergies are right around the corner! Below are the pollen count over the last 30 days (creeping up) and the forecasted pollen count into the weekend (HIGH by Saturday).Read More Lions and Tigers and … Spring Allergies, Oh My!