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May 20, 2022

Virtual therapy: Is it right for your child?

Childhood mental health has become a top concern among parents—and for good reason. For more than two years, COVID-19 has affected every part of our lives. The ongoing stress and uncertainty our kids have experienced has been so profound that the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the…

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May 11, 2022

Women’s guide to good health at every age

May is Women’s Health Month, which serves as an important reminder for women to make your health a priority. So how can you focus on your health? Start by adopting healthy eating habits, exercising regularly, and taking the steps to manage stress. But don’t forget, staying on track with preventive care screenings is also key…

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May 04, 2022

Help for a local mom when she needed it most

When Jillian Morsellino’s 3-year-old daughter got sick, the Albany mother thought it was just a cold. Little Nala had tested positive for COVID-19 five weeks prior, but at the time, experienced no symptoms. Several weeks later, the little girl stopped eating and drinking, was extremely fatigued, and developed a fever of 104 degrees.   That’s…

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May 04, 2022

15 autism myths a pediatrician wants you to ignore

Over my 25 years of practice, I have gotten to know hundreds of young autistic patients and their caregivers. In 2019, we founded the Autism Medical Home at Albany Medical Center to provide a comforting medical environment and experience for young people with autism. In the U.S., one in 44 children is now diagnosed with…

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May 02, 2022

A prescription for personalized care

Pictured from left: Sarah Khan, PharmD, supervising pharmacist, ConnectRx Clifton Park; Lydia E’lisiis, Pharm D, clinical pharmacist, CDPHP; Corey Clavet, CDPHP member; Laura Lewis, PharmD, pharmacist, ConnectRx When CDPHP member Corey Clavet began experiencing stomach pain in August 2021, he didn’t think much of it at first. However, the pain intensified and then became excruciating,…

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April 29, 2022

Improving mental health in the workplace

Most of us go to work every day wanting to put our best foot forward, but if you are struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, or any other mental health condition, doing your best can be extremely difficult. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 1 in 4 U.S. adults is suffering from a diagnosable…

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