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Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey

Food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry-associated foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States.1 Follow these four food safety tips to help you safely prepare your next holiday turkey meal.

FLUency FACTS: What You Need to Know About the Flu

Flu season occurs in the fall and winter. While influenza viruses circulate year-round, most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, but activity can last as late as May. Since we are in the peak of flu season, it’s important to stay up to date on flu facts and what you should… Read More

Joan G. Calkins, MD

Dr. Joan G. Calkins, MD educated at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine,and is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics, sub-Board of Pediatric Rheumatology and the American College of Rheumatology. She also is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and is often giving lectures and seminars on her… Read More

Lindsey Rogers, RPA-C

Lindsey Rogers, RPA-C, educated at Daemen College, and has a B.S. in Health Science and an M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies. She has worked with Dr. Calkins for over 11 years. Her experience has expanded so that Lindsey sees both Pediatric and Rheumatology patients.

Well Child Visits & Check Ups are Important

Well Child Visits Foster Growth & Child Development The American Academy of Pediatrics has an established schedule of checkups at pre-set intervals during a child’s development. These appointments are the equivalent of annual physical for an adult. The schedule also tends to follow the immunization requirements so that your child is prepared for each step… Read More

What Is a Pre-Participation Sports Physical?

A pre-participation sports physical examination ensures that student athletes are healthy and well enough to engage in their chosen athletic endeavor. These checkups are often mandatory under state law and must be conducted for every participation year.