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Become a Flu Fighter Today!

We know, we know. Your child just started back to school (virtual or otherwise), you just picked yourself up off the floor to face the year that is 2020, and now we’re asking you to get a flu vaccine…Here at Parkside, we completely understand that the flu is not at the forefront of your mind.

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Coronavirus: We are Here for You this Fall

Even as I type the words I can’t believe it but, as Fall approaches, our country faces the fact that we have been battling the novel coronavirus for over half a year. Like many businesses across the country—and around the world— we’ve had to adjust, come together, and assess how we can best serve our

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Creating Positive Change Through Clinical Research

Clinical Research…the term itself sounds a bit intimidating. Throw the word Pediatric in front of it and mix in today’s COVID-19 fears, and suddenly the phrase takes on a life of its own. Despite the often negative connotations that surround clinical research, we firmly believe that safely conducted clinical research and clinical trials propel medicine

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Freshman Year, Nothing to Fear?

How many times have we uttered the phrase, “Oh man, get ready for college—best years of your life.” to a graduating senior? How many times have we glossed over the huge changes that college life brings because our own memories of undergraduate life are foggy and romanticized? Are we missing our children’s unspoken fears and

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Coronavirus: The School Dilemma

A common question I have received in many of my well care visits this summer is, “Should I send my child back to school during the coronavirus pandemic?”. And, as a parent, how could you not be a bit confused? Some private schools are planning to open. Greenville County has not finalized a plan just

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Coronavirus: What You Should Know About MIS-C

Adding to the building stress and anxiety that the COVID-19 pandemic brings to all of our lives, a couple of cases of MIS-C have been confirmed in our beloved state of South Carolina. Hearing this can feel debilitating and overwhelming, but here at Parkside, we believe knowledge is power. Read along for what we now

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Coronavirus: Socializing Safely this 4th of July

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I love to grill out, embrace the summer heat, and enjoy a late night with those I hold dear. In the current climate that is heavily clouded with Covid-19, it is hard to know if celebrating any holiday with family and friends

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Coronavirus: How to Get Your Little One to Wear a Face Mask

My toddler literally runs around naked by choice and her favorite word right now is “NO!“. Now I’m being told I need to force her into wearing a face mask? I feel exhausted at the simple thought… Despite the wishes of our strong-willed toddlers —and the quickly fading energy of us quarantined, working from home,

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The Death of George Floyd: Parkside’s Response

As a company, we live by the mantra that we are called to serve one another in love (Gal. 5:13). This means we cannot tolerate racism, prejudice, brutality, or hatred in any form. Unfortunately, what occurred in Minneapolis on May 25th is just the most recent manifestation of a historical division in our nation that

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Talking to Your Child About Racial Injustice

In these tense and unsettling times, we know that you as parents understandably have questions about how to talk to your child about race, bias, and social justice. You may be struggling with questions and uncertainties yourself, and feel unprepared to discuss these issues with your child. If so, join the club! I am a

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