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  • Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac Treatment

    Family & Physician at Doctors Express Pikesville

    Knowing how to avoid exposure to poisonous plants such as poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac is the difference between a summer of fun outdoors and a summer of itchy, red, and irritated skin. The leaves and stems of these plants are coated in a thin layer of oil called Urushiol. This oil causes an […]

  • 5 Gluten Myths Debunked

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    While there is a lot of talk about the ‘universal health benefits’ of going gluten-free, there are many aspects of the lifestyle that most people are still unsure or unaware about. We believe that there is some truth out there, but that it is also important to clear the air on some of the bigger […]

  • Avoid Stomach Troubles While Overseas


    Strolling the streets of Paris or taking in the scenery in the Greek islands are great ways to spend a summer vacation abroad. But with all the memories you’ll be making, don’t make the mistake of getting sick. Going abroad comes with its own set of health dangers, and the Centers for Disease Control and […]

  • Keep Spring Allergies in Check During Severe Season

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    While some people are still shoveling snow, many Americans are facing yet another blow from the weather just in time for spring – a sudden explosion of pollen for what’s expected to be a particularly nasty allergy season. March has yet to go out like a lamb, and we at AFC/Doctors Express can already tell […]

  • How to Protect Your Child from Hypothermia

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    Children are at especially high risk for developing hypothermia, a condition that occurs when the body loses heat faster than it can be produced and the body temperature falls below 95 degrees. Children lose heat much faster than adults and often ignore the cold because they’re having too much fun to think about it. Some […]

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