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Monday, October 12

10:00am to 3:00pm

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Thursday, November 26

9:00am to 12:00pm

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Thursday, December 24

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Posts for: July, 2015

July 27, 2015
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Please click on the link below to access the AAP Healthy Children's article about car seats.

AAP Article about Car Seats 2015


July 16, 2015
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So far we have had two rewarding seasons of parenting workshops presented by Dr. Jonathan Schwab and Sharon Saline Psy.D. with guest speakers.  We would love to hear back from parents who have attended, as well as those that did not. Please complete the following survey to give us an opportunity to improve on future sessions.

Click here to complete this short survey.  Your feedback is important to us!  
The survey closes August 15th.

July 09, 2015
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Now that summer has finally arrived and many of you are headed to the beach, we thought it would be a good idea to get you up-to-date on the recommendations about sunscreen and good resources for staying safe in the sun.  

The AAP’s Healthy Children website has a great summary article here:

The Environmental Working Group annually publishes a review of sunscreens so that you’ll know exactly what to get:

The New York Times also recently published an article with links to recent research about sun’s effect on our skin:

A few tips:

  1. Don’t just rely on sunscreen. Hats, sunglasses, lightweight long-sleeved shirts and long pants, and umbrellas are all excellent ways to be outdoors and avoid the worst of the sun’s rays. This is particularly important for infants, whose skin is more sensitive than adults. (It is OK to use sunscreen on small areas of a baby under 6 months, but only if shade is not available)
  2. Don’t forget to re-apply sunscreen throughout the day, and be sure to use a ‘broad-spectrum’ sunscreen such as zinc oxide which will protect against both UV-A and UV-B rays (both can cause skin damage, but many sunscreens only protect against UV-B)
  3. Don’t ignore the sunscreen on cloudy days! Clouds may only block 20 or 30% of the UV rays, which leave plenty to cause sunburn.

So get on outside and enjoy the summer!! (Just keep your skin safe while you’re doing it)

July 02, 2015
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*** REMINDER - NAP is observing the Independence Day holiday on Friday, July 3rd.  We will only be open for urgent care visits from 9am to 5pm, which can be scheduled by calling (413) 584-8700.  There are no walk-in or evening hours tomorrow.  There are standard weekend, urgent care hours of 9am to 5pm on Saturday, July 4th and Sunday, July 5th. ***

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