June 2016

How to Choose an Insect Repellent

June 17, 2016

by Dyan Hes, MD

Everyday we turn on the news to hear about another outbreak. Lately all the news has been on Zika virus, a virus transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. This virus can be extremely dangerous for women of child bearing age and particularly, pregnant women. It causes microcephaly (small head) and a myriad of other birth defects, primarily effecting neurological development. Some obstetricians are recommending that women who have contracted Zika virus avoid pregnancy for anywhere between two and three years.READ MORE

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Everything a Parent Wants to Know About Traveling with a Child!

June 17, 2016

by Dyan Hes, MD Medical Director of Gramercy Pediatrics

With summer vacation approaching I field many calls about traveling with kids, particularly babies. For many women, maternity leave is the longest stretch of free travel time they will ever have. A frequent question I hear is, “How early can I travel on a plane?” I often remind families, “Babies can be born on a plane!” That being said, this is not ideal! READ ON

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