As we enter into December and the flu season is in full bloom, families should be aware of a common complication of influenza infection, pneumonia. The following are common questions families ask about pneumonia. What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection of the lung. The infection can be caused by several germs, including viruses, bacteria, […]
Fall is upon us and the smell of tailgates and football is in the air. As much fun as this season is, fun and fellowship isn’t the only thing in the air, we have officially entered the beginning of flu season. With all the fall activities kicking off you and your family must get your […]
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders is a term that describes the range of mental health conditions that mothers may experience from pregnancy through 1 year postpartum. Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders includes Depression/Bipolar, Anxiety or Panic, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This discussion will focus on postpartum depression. Postpartum mood chang...
Dr. Hay recently wrote an article for Maryland Medicine Journal entitled A Doctor’s Standard Career Path – and the Path I Chose. Click here to read the full article.
As a kid, I aspired to be a farmer, a priest, a writer, a professional basketball player, a trial attorney and rich — in no particular order. “So what did you end up becoming?” I can hear some bosses, current and past, asking me. It’s good to have goals. Goals keep you going in a […]
Recently, I came across an interesting article about pediatric tuberculosis. I believe that accurate health informaiton helps families stay healthy and thrive. The following is a brief review of tuberculosis, so that families can work with their health care provider to identify risk factors that need further investigation. What Causes Tuberculosis? Tuberculosis(TB) is a disease [&helli...
Dr. Hay was a recent guest on the Trailblazers.FM podcast, a show devoted to exploring stories of successful black business professionals, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. You can listen to the show on the Trailblazers.FM blog, Apple iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and TuneIn.