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Arsenic in Your Baby Food?

Rice cereal is often a baby’s first solid food, but it contains relatively high amounts of arsenic, a source of growing concern. Now an advocacy group reports that while the levels of this potentially toxic substance in infant rice cereals have dropped slightly in recent years, rice cereals still contain six times more inorganic arsenic, on average, than infant cereals made with other grains like barley or oatmeal.  Click here for full article

Vaccine Upload Delay

Due to security concerns,  we have delayed uploading Immunizations to the NY State Vaccine Registry while we are upgrading our systems.  We are still reporting vaccines to your Patient portal so impact should be minimal.  We hope to have the software active shortly.

A Dangerous, ‘Silent Reservoir’ for Gonorrhea: The Throat

The human throat houses billions of bacteria, most of them harmless. But one species is becoming more common, and it is anything but benign.

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Drug-resistant gonorrhea has been on the rise for years; the World Health Organization has reported an increase in more than 50 countries. Now scientists say the epidemic is being driven by a particular mode of transmission: oral sex.

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