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  • Sep 22 2021
    We have flu shots in stock for ALL our patients! Flu shots will be popular this year. This fall, every kid with any mild symptoms will be asked by schools and daycares to get tested for everything. So you can save trouble by doing everything you can to keep the kids from catching viral illness; this includes flu shots for everybody in the family. Click here for more information about flu vaccines: -- Dr. Epstein ... details
  • Sep 20 2021
    Pfizer will seek clearance in October 2021 for its vaccine to be used in children aged 5 to 11 at that time. News outlets are reporting that Pfizer's data shows an excellent immune response (click here). I will review the data when it's published, but my expectation is that we will be encouraging COVID-19 vaccination for kids, just as we do for Flu. We have been vaccinating teens since provisional approval was granted in the spring. The need is urgent: Children now account for more... details
  • May 16 2021
    Ingredients in many prepared baby foods, including some organic jar food , have been found to be contaminated with heavy metals like arsenic, lead and cadmium. A congressional panel excoriated the baby food industry, and the US government's lax oversight of jar baby food. I recommend making your own baby food, right at the table. The baby benefits from sharing the same meal that the parents eat. You can avoid much picky eating by familiarizing your baby with flavors and textures, ri... details
  • May 15 2021
    COVID-19 PCR testing is being provided for free by the State of Delaware. Any Delaware resident can be tested, without a prescription or doctor's order. Do not eat, drink, or brush your teeth for 20 minutes prior to the test. WHERE TO GO: 1. You can find testing locations here: Some of these, but not all, don't need a doctor's order. Many also offer COVID-19 vaccinations. 2. There is a schedule of pop-up clinics; you can make ... details