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Tips To Help Keep Halloween Safe And Fun

This post was originally shared October 2019. The Halloween season can be great fun for the entire family- parties, costumes, decorating, and the anticipation of Halloween night. Here are some reminders to help keep the experience safe for everybody involved. Use Flame-Resistant Costumes And Materials The Halloween season is often accompanied by candles, lanterns, among… Continue reading Tips To Help Keep Halloween Safe And Fun

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Vaccine Conversations With My Patients

The picture below shows the Washington Mall filled with the names of loved ones on white flags who died due to a COVID-19 infection. My heart breaks for each one. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson The U.S. leads the world in COVID-19  cases- 19%, and fatalities- 14%. We just surpassed 700,000 deaths. Lately I have had wonderful dialogues… Continue reading Vaccine Conversations With My Patients

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Privacy Concerns Surround Direct-to-Consumer Lab Tests

Last week, we shared some of the pros and cons surrounding at home lab testing, also called direct-to-consumer (DTC) testing. Consumer privacy is a hot topic issue, with many questioning the efficacy of privacy policies, company transparency, and how individual data is used and stored. Right now, companies write their own privacy policies that consumers… Continue reading Privacy Concerns Surround Direct-to-Consumer Lab Tests