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Patient First is often called upon to provide authoritative content and interviews for local media regarding health issues.

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Articles and Features

08/27/17 Doctors offer five back-to-school tips to keep your kids healthy - abc27.com
08/03/17 Midstate doctors report increase in summer Lyme disease cases - abc27.com
07/24/17 Doctors warn long-lasting viral stomach bug spreading through Central PA - abc27.com
07/20/17 Reminder: Beware of the signs of heat exhaustion as you work or play outside during a heat wave - fox43.com
07/04/17 Grilling Safety Tips for Fourth of July - abc2news.com
07/04/17 How to Stay Safe During Fireworks Displays on Fourth of July - abc2news.com
07/01/17 Stay Safe on the Fourth - suffolknewsherald.com
06/28/17 How to keep your Kids safe this 4th of July - pennlive.com
05/15/17 Doctor Warns of Dangers of Too Much Caffeine After Teen Dies - WFMZ.com
04/24/17 Students at Henrico School Possibly Exposed to Tuberculosis - wwbt.com
04/18/17 Flowers are blooming, spring allergies rising - Wtkr.com
Spring 2017 Patient First - Frontline Group Spotlight -LancasterMedicalSociety.org
03/08/17 Berks doctors seeing allergy patients earlier than usual Jim Vasil - Wfmz.com
02/24/17 Six foods that will help you stay hydrated Erica Greenway - wtkr.com
02/23/17 Flu season hitting peak in Hampton Roads Jessica Larche - wtkr.com
02/07/17 It's really flu season now. The numbers are climbing Stacy Burling - phillynews.com
01/24/17 Flu activity widespread in Virginia Stephanie Harris - wavy.com
01/24/17 CDC: Flu widespread in Virginia Michele Canty - dailypress.com
01/09/17 Snow and ice combination leading to shoveling and slipping injuries Todd Corillo - wtkr.com
01/09/17 Local doctors see cold and flu cases increase Cheryl Conner - ABC7.com
01/05/17 Lots of us are sick, and it's probably going to get worse Stacy Burling - phillynews.com
01/04/17 Flu cases on the rise in Virginia, North Carolina Blaine Stewart - Wtkr.com
01/03/17 CDC: Flu widespread in Virginia - Wtkr.com
01/03/17 Flu cases increasing in Virginia, now widespread Kevin Green and Stephanie Harris - Wavy.com
01/03/17 Wash your hands and batten down the hatches as fly is now at widespread levels in Virginia Elizabeth Simpson - pilotonline.com
01/03/17 Flu widespread in VA, how to prevent from getting the virus Megan Woo - NBC12.com
01/03/17 Flu reported widespread in Virginia Scott Wise - CBS6.com
01/03/17 Doctors warn of widespread fly activity in Virginia - WVEC.com
01/03/17 Wash your hands as flu is now at widespread levels in Virginia Elizabeth Simpson - pilotonline.com
12/14/16 Health warning issued ahead of Arctic blast Maria Salazar - wfmz.com
11/24/16 Patient First gives advice on safely eating Thanksgiving leftovers - local21news.com
11/24/16 Stay calm and collected this holiday season Rhea Titus - foxbaltimore.com
10/28/16 Unstable weather can cause health issues Kristina Zverjako - 13newsnow.com
10/25/16 Patient First centers offer free Halloween candy x-rays - alexandrianews.org
10/19/16 Teal is the Orange: Raising food allergy awareness this Halloween - wmar.com
10/18/16 Halloween can bring a dose of health scariness, but here are some tips to keep it fun Elizabeth Simpson - pilotonline.com
10/18/16 Health officials: October is the best month to get the flu vaccine Todd Corillo - wtkr.com
10/04/16 Cold or fall allergies? Learn to tell the diffference Margarita Cambest - yorkdispatch.com
10/03/16 Health Q&A: Fall season means flu season Chad Jumper - thesentinel.com
9/01/16 59 hepatitis A cases confirmed in Virginia Tracey Smith - wric.com
08/29/16Patient First gives parents advice for a healthy school year - wric.com
08/23/16 Hepatitis A cases linked to Tropical Smoothie Cafe smoothies - wtkr.com
07/26/16 As summer swelters on, so does the risk for cancer Todd Corillo - wtkr.com
07/25/16 String of hot days increases heat-related illness across Hampton Roads Elizabeth Simpson - pilotonline.com
07/6/16 Doctors warn about heat stroke, exhaustion as heat and humidity rise - nbc12.com
06/27/16 Tips to keep you safe around fireworks this holiday weekend - wtkr.com
06/26/16 Patient First Business Spotlight - timesdispatch.com
06/23/16 Norfolk mom says toddler has skin infection after swimming in Sandbridge Kelly Rule - wjla.com
04/29/16 Flu cancels school's 'Spring Social' event Cheryl Conner - wjla.com
03/27/16 As spring blossoms, so do seasonal allergies Jon Kelvey - carrollcountytimes.com
03/16/16 You Shouldn't Be Afraid to Use an Urgent Care Caroline Cunningham - washingtonian.com
03/13/16 Health Department sees late-season spike in flu cases Susan Bahorich - nbc12.com
03/10/16 Sniffle,cough, sneeze: Late flu outbreak hits Virginia Jake Burns - wtvr.com
03/07/16 Flu cases increasing in Hampton Roads Todd Corillo - wtkr.com
02/16/16 Warmer winter has less flu cases, but more cold and allergy symptoms Makenzie Walter - wtkr.com
02/11/16 Doctors urge all to bundle up, stay indoors during frigid cold Al Gnoza - local21news.com
01/25/16 Digging out of the snow? Be aware of the dangers of shoveling Will Armbruster - wric.com
01/22/16 Safety tips for dealing with winter storms Sara Cline - wtkr.com
01/21/16 Prevent sledding injuries Mike Parker - abc27.com
01/19/16 Whooping Cough confirmed at Hanover school, parents told to be alert for symptoms Brent Solomon - wwbt.com
01/19/16 The frigid weather can be dangerous for your health and your car Catherine Hawley - wmar.com
01/14/16 Hoverboard injuries pop up in York County Caitlin Kerfin - ydr.com
01/06/16 Plenty getting sick, but so far flu activity remains low in Hampton Roads Todd Corillo - wtkr.com
11/16/15 3-year-old Chesterfield boy beats meningitis Brent Solomon - wwbt.com
11/11/15 Local doctors seeing more patients with norovirus symptoms Claudia Rupcich - wric.com
10/28/15 Norovirus on the rise in Virginia Britni McDonald - nbc12.com
10/23/15 It's time to get your flu shot Caitlin Kerfin - ydr.com
09/28/15 It's that time of year again: Fall weather takes a toll on kids' health Elizabeth Simpson - hamptonroads.com
09/01/15 The ABCs of back-to-school health Matthew Nojiri - readingeagle.com
08/18/15 Manchester student-athletes transferred to hospital Ava Burnett – wric.com
08/13/15 Family 'devastated' after 3-year-old died from meningitis Ashley Monfort – nbc12.com
07/01/15 Tips for playing it safe this Independence Day Liz Kilmer - wfmz.com
05/27/2015 Patient First to Open Medical Center in Rockville – Patch.com
05/27/2015 Keeping blood pressure in check – Elaina Clark – carrollcountytimes.com
04/28/2015 With ticks present throughout PA., experts urge Lyme disease prevention – Mollie Durkin - yorkdispatch.com
04/07/2015 Taking a trip? Beware of 'traveler's diarrhea' – Will Armbruster – WRIC.com
04/05/2015 Spring sneeze: Seasonal allergies around the corner – Jon Kelvey – carrollcountytimes.com
04/01/2015 Doctor shares forecast for spring allergies – Jennifer Joas – WFMZ.com
04/01/2015 Peninsula doctor recommends treatment for pollen-triggered allergies – Prue Salasky – dailypress.com
03/26/2015 Hampton Roads doctors see increase in stomach bug cases – Erin Kelly – wavy.com
03/24/2015 Tree pollen allergy season underway – Sarah Bloom – NBC12.com
02/19/2015 Tips to stay safe in the bitter cold – Brent Soloman – NBC12.com
02/17/2015 Staying safe, healthy in extreme conditions – Prue Salasky – dailypress.com
02/04/2015 Norovirus Continues to Spread Across Central Virginia – Will Armbruster – WRIC.com
01/28/2015 Hampden-Sydney shuts down as sick students recover and school cleans – Britni McDonald – NBC12.com
01/15/2015 Doctors report 'big spike' in flu cases – Crissa Shoemaker DeBree – The Intelligencer
01/08/2015 Study: Cold weather can cause colds Melissa Nardo – fox43.com
01/07/2015 Flu season is back; take precautions to avoid illness – Tracy Bell – Stafford County Sun
10/23/2014 Are you ready for the flu? – Jackie Morlock – WTKR.com
10/07/2014 Local health officials prep for possibility of Ebola spread, urge residents to remain calm David Walmer – cumberlink.com
10/12/2014 Patient First Medical Centers Taking New Ebola Precautions – WRIC.com
9/30/2014 How U.S. Doctors Can Contain Ebola? – Alice Park – TIME Magazine
9/10/2014 Flu shots at Patient First – Prue Salasky – Daily Press
7/31/2014 Back to school tips from Patient First – Eye on Annapolis
7/28/2014 New Medical Center Opens in Chantilly – Mary Stachyra Lopez – Centreville Independent
7/24/2014 How to prepare for getting sick on a summer vacation – Ben Allen – WTIF.com
7/3/2014 Experts provide tips on firework safety – Daniel Walmer –The Sentinel
5/15/2014 Patient First Donates to HCPS Media Centers – Harford County Living
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