Anil Bhatia, Owner and Practice Administrator

Managing Positive Mental health

Managing Positive Mental Health

By Anil Bhatia, Owner and Practice Administrator / August 14, 2020 /

Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health In my blog from May 2020 titled “Effects of the Pandemic: Mental Health Crisis”, I discussed the emerging mental health crisis driven by social isolation, worry about your own health and the health of your loved ones, job loss, and financial instability, all of which have been exacerbated by…

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Effects of the Pandemic: Mental health crisis

By Anil Bhatia, Owner and Practice Administrator / May 22, 2020 /

A mental health crisis is looming as millions of people worldwide are surrounded by death and disease and forced into isolation, poverty and anxiety by the pandemic of COVID-19. Millions of people are facing economic turmoil, having lost or being at risk of losing their income and livelihoods. Moreover, frequent misinformation and rumors about the…

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Effects of the Pandemic: Homebound Kids at Risk for Weight Gain

By Anil Bhatia, Owner and Practice Administrator / May 7, 2020 /

The coronavirus pandemic has caused thousands of schools to shut down across the country – due to the shelter-in-place mandates. As a result, an estimated 55 million students will be home from school for double the length of their normal summer vacations, if not longer. Some experts are now warning that one of the likely…

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The Importance and Benefits of Vaccination

By Anil Bhatia, Owner and Practice Administrator / September 18, 2018 /

During the current pandemic, you’ve likely heard a lot about vaccinations.  With confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide surpassing 20 million (as of this writing), and continuing to grow, scientists are pushing forward with efforts to develop vaccines and treatments to slow the pandemic and lessen the disease’s damage. It’s a good reminder to make sure you…

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Flu Shot – Your best bet for avoiding influenza!

By Anil Bhatia, Owner and Practice Administrator / September 18, 2018 /

With COVID-19 still raging (at the time of this writing), and flu season coming up soon, kids are going to be exposed to viruses as they co-mingle with other children. Your best bet for avoiding influenza this season is to get the flu shot.  At Kids Choice Pediatrics, we will receive our shipment of flu…

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