Vaccine supply issues

Why hasn’t the U.S. made more progress on the vaccinations?

It’s been weeks since the COVID-19 vaccines began arriving at hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies. Operation Warp Speed—the U.S. vaccination development, testing, and distribution effort—had made 20 million vaccine doses available by the end of 2020. Yet the U.S. is only approaching 5.5 million vaccines administered so far. For a closer look at the state of … Continued

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New Year Resolutions

Realistic Tips for Keeping your New Year’s Resolution

At the beginning of a new year, we all have the best intentions. Our resolutions are absolute — this will be the year we’re going to eat better, work out, get more sleep and finally paint the house (or whatever out off goal has been zooming through your brain all year).  Unfortunately, 80 percent of hopeful resolution-makers abandon their goals by February. But not … Continued

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8 Reasons to Take Care of Your Feet

3 Issues to Walking Barefoot

As we patiently wait for this pandemic to end, many of us have been spending more time at home. With this new environment, we may have started to notice our feet feeling achy and painful. The main concern – why is that? At The Medical Group of South, we’re hearing from more and more patients … Continued

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COVID College

College in the Age of COVID_19

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, more than 3 in 4 U.S. colleges and universities are planning to bring some or all of their students back to campus this fall. All of these colleges have developed safety measures and precautions to help protect students, faculty, and staff from COVID-19. While these guidelines are designed to … Continued

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Vaccines

National Immunization Awareness Month

When was the last time you checked to see if your immune system is up to date? This August, National Immunization Awareness Month raises awareness and encourages everyone to make sure they are current on the necessary vaccinations for potentially harmful diseases. Many diseases can be easily prevented by administering vaccines, and thus, protecting you … Continued

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COVID-19 Tests for Kids

Preparing Your Child for a COVID-19 Test

By now, children are quite familiar with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and the importance of social distancing, hand washing, and wearing a mask. They’ve probably become more accustomed to new routines and seeing others in masks as well. While you’ve done everything by the book, what happens when your child starts showing signs of the … Continued

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