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The Flu and COVID-19: What Parents Need to Know

I was compensated by Med-IQ through an educational grant from Genentech to write about the signs, symptoms and treatments available for pediatric influenza. All opinions are my own. As the seasons begin to change and we all start to gear up for our first full winter with COVID-19, pretty much everyone is talking about the flu and COVID-19 are going to impact each other. The

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Know Before You Go: The Frederick…

*Affiliate links used in this post provide income for* Have you heard about the new Frederick drive-in movie location? I’ve wished for a drive-in movie theater resurgence for years and, while it stinks that it took a global pandemic to bring one about, I personally hope it’s here to stay forever and ever. The drive-in has always held a special place in my heart

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Do Weight Loss Clinics Work? My…

I was compensated by Med-IQ through an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc. to write about the realities of obesity as a chronic disease. All opinions are my own. If you’re like me and have found yourself working to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle, you’ve probably also wondered do weight loss clinics work. About two years ago, before my mother passed away, I decided

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Family Road Trips: Lewes Beach &…

This post is sponsored by Toyota, all opinions are my own. Family road trips have never been my jam. I know, they’re like the great American pastime and whatever, but when you’re someone who gets motion sickness if you walk too quickly through the tall book shelves at the library (something about all of the books flying by my face), you can imagine what being

Shop Local Frederick: Ice Cream Shops in Frederick Maryland

Shop Local Frederick: Ice Cream Shops in…

Dead of summer, in the middle of a heat wave, sounds like the perfect time to go for ice cream at one of the best ice cream spots in Frederick! Hands down, I’m giving the crown to 4 the Love of Sweets. This local treat shop and café boasts a signature concoction that friends have traveled far and wide to enjoy: the cupcake topped milkshake.

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Shop Local Frederick: Frederick Farms to…

Maryland’s Governor Hogan declared July 18 – 26 Maryland Buy Local Week encouraging Marylanders to shop local. In order to support Maryland producers, farmers, watermen, and others who produce fresh food for our state and our nation, Marylanders are encouraged to take the Buy Local Challenge to incorporate a Maryland grown, produced, or harvested food product in their meals each day. In Frederick County, we

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Shop Local Frederick: Custom Desserts…

I’m not sure what exactly has contributed to the rise of the home-based chefs and bakers (let’s blame the Internet), but I am 100% here for it. Lots of time at home trolling Facebook groups for new things to eat led me to the recent discovery of Cinnamommy, a Frederick, Maryland home based cinnamon roll baker who makes some of the most delectable cinnamon buns