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An Update on COVID-19 Variants — And How to Keep Your Family Safe

April 21, 2021

Viruses are smart. They find new ways to enter the body, adapt to different environments, and change their DNA — all in order to survive. Unfortunately, the virus that causes COVID-19 is also working hard to stay alive, including by changing (mutating). When a virus undergoes a mutation, this is called a variant.   All […]

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Eating Disorders in Teenagers Are On the Rise During COVID-19. Here’s Why:

February 11, 2021

Whether it’s a canceled school play, a shortened football season, or a ban on sleepovers, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended teenagers’ lives. The upside-down world of COVID-19 can lead to serious mental and physical health consequences, such as eating disorders. Eating disorders affect how people view and deal with food, eating, and weight. Anyone can […]

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What’s a COVID-19 Variant?

February 9, 2021

Over the past few weeks, you may have heard words like “variant” and “UK strain” floating around the world of COVID-19 news. But what exactly do those words mean — and how could they affect your child? Simply put, variants are essentially new versions of a virus. Here are 4 things to know about COVID-19 […]

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