MYTH #1: The COVID-19 vaccine is not safe because it was rapidly developed and tested.
FACT: mRNA vaccines have been studied for five years; this technology was not invented for the pandemic. The emergency situation warranted an emergency response but that does not mean that companies bypassed safety protocols or didn’t perform adequate testing. Animal studies were not bypassed, as is commonly claimed. No regulatory steps in the rigorous, transparent process of vaccine development were skipped. » Read more about: COVID-19 VACCINE MYTH BUSTERS by Dr. Christian »
MLGA is negotiating a new contract with Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and our patients with IBC health insurance could be impacted. Click here to learn more. » Read more about: Important information for patients with IBC health plans »
Patient Alert: The FDA has requested that all forms of ranitidine (e.g., Zantac) be removed from the market.
Please click the link below for more information:
https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-requests-removal-all-ranitidine-products-zantac-market » Read more about: Patient Alert: The FDA has requested that all forms of ranitidine (e.g., Zantac) be removed from the market. »
We are pleased to announce we are offering Telehealth appointments to care for our patients. Most insurances are covering this benefit and all that is needed is a computer/laptop with video capability or a smartphone device. Please contact the office for more information or to schedule your Telehealth visit. We are taking every safety precaution to protect our patients and staff. If you have an office visit or procedure scheduled but have the following – traveled outside of Pennsylvania within the past 14 days, » Read more about: Coronavirus Update »
Hemorrhoids are incredibly common, but if you are prone to hemorrhoids, you understand how uncomfortable and embarrassing the itchiness or pain can be. Follow these 7 tips for avoiding hemorrhoids. » Read more about: Seven Steps to Avoid Hemorrhoids »
Colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is one of the most common and deadly cancers in the United States. Colon cancers begin as benign polyps in the colon or rectum and can take years to develop into cancer. » Read more about: Early Prevention of Colon Polyps and Colon Cancer »
You can now pay your bill online. Use our secure and easy online payment system. Look for the “Pay Your Bill” link under the “For Patients” tab. » Read more about: Pay Your Bill »