No Surprises Act Explained

November 4, 2022

The No Surprises Act Explained Your Rights and Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills When you receive emergency care or are treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, you are protected from surprise billing or balance billing. Patients who do not have insurance or who are not using insurance to pay for care have […]

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April Showers Bring…Allergies and Asthma!

March 17, 2022

It is safe to say most of us are beyond ready for Spring. Unfortunately, the downside of the sunshine, warmth, and blooming flowers is that they also bring seasonal allergies with them. Seasonal allergies are lifelong, but symptoms can get better or worse over time. Many people first get seasonal allergies when they are children, […]

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Teens’ Mental Health & COVID-19

January 22, 2021

Addressing Teen Mental Health During COVID-19 By: Christine Perdue, PNP The stress and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic can be taxing on us all, but it may be especially hard on teens. Social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 leaves many teens feeling cut off from friends and many have an especially hard […]

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Is it COVID-19 or Flu?

October 6, 2020

The Similarities and Differences Between This Fall’s Worrisome Viruses By: Christine Perdue, PNP As we enter the Fall there is a lot of talk and concern about two viruses this year: COVID-19 and Influenza (Flu). Flu and COVID-19 are both contagious, viral respiratory illnesses. There are many similarities between these two viruses and therefore testing […]

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It is Safe and Important to Keep Your Child’s Well-Child Visit During COVID-19 Pandemic

September 21, 2020

Christine Tanner Perdue, PNP

It is Safe and Important to Keep Your Child’s Well-Child Visit During COVID-19 Pandemic By: Christine Perdue, PNP Since mid-March, when COVID-19 was declared a national emergency, vaccination rates among children have plummeted. In fear of exposing their children and families to COVID-19, many parents have opted to delay their child’s well-child exams, in turn […]

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COVID-19 and Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

May 14, 2020

Jennifer L. Wehberg, MD, FAAP

COVID-19 and Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome By: Jennifer Wehberg, MD Recent news reports have been made connecting COVID-19 with a rare, child-specific health condition called Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome (also known as PMIS). The American Academy of Pediatrics and CDC are closely watching this development and scientists around the world are working to understand and […]

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Coronavirus Update (3/17/20)

March 17, 2020

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE (3/17/2020)  As we anticipated, the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve rapidly.  Over the weekend, more information has emerged from Europe about their experiences with COVID-19. This information has emphasized and reaffirmed the importance of social distancing. These data have led United States health officials to tighten the recommendations on social distancing and limiting unnecessary […]

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Coronavirus Update (3/13/20)

March 13, 2020

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE (3/13/2020) As most people know, there have been 15+ confirmed cases in Maryland although none on the Eastern Shore. We want to reassure you that we have been preparing for COVID-19. We are here for you. This is a constantly evolving situation and we do not have all the answers. We are committed […]

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Toddler Temper Tantrums

February 4, 2020

Christine Tanner Perdue, PNP

Toddler Temper Tantrums By: Christine Perdue, CPNP As any parent can tell you, the tantrums associated with the “Terrible Twos” start well before 2 and last long into their 3s, but the real question is how should parents deal with them? To best answer that question, it is first important to identify why they occur. […]

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