December, 2022

New COVID-19 Variants and What You Need to Know

Monday, December 26th, 2022

With the holiday season in full swing, many people are planning to visit family and socialize in the coming weeks. But, concern over COVID-19 can quickly dampen the festive mood. In this article, we’ll discuss new COVID-19 variants and what you need to know to prevent infection all season long. 

COVID-19 Variants

The COVID-19 virus is constantly evolving, leading to several different variants over the past few years. Currently, Omicron is still considered the primary strain of COVID-19 in the United States. However, Omicron has several subvariants, including: (more…)

Myths and Facts About Fevers in Children and Infants

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

As a parent, it’s natural to worry about your child when they’re feeling sick. Fevers, in particular, often cause significant concern in parents of young children and infants. However, many widespread myths about fevers in children could be leading you astray. 

Below, we’ve listed some of the most common myths about fevers in children, along with the facts that debunk them.

Myth #1: Fevers Are Bad For Children, No Matter What. 

The Facts:

Fevers in children aren’t innately bad. In fact, a fever is a sign that your child’s immune system is working hard to ward off infection. So, in most children who are sick and over three months old, a fever between 100℉ and 104℉ isn’t a sign of a major problem.  (more…)

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