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White Oak Pediatrics ( has more than 30 years of serving children, youth, and young adults in Maryland. Recently, Julianne Greene, a pediatric nurse practitioner with White Oak, was featured in an ABC7 News segment.

The feature was about preventing back-to-school illnesses in children. Greene, who has been with White Oak for 22 years, noted that early August sees the clinic swamped with sports and back-to-school physicals. However, it’s when school starts in September when the appointments go from preventative, to treating illnesses.

A lot of the cases are preventable, Greene pointed out on the segment. When students are in a crowded environment like school, hand washing and keeping the immune system strong with a good diet, plenty of sleep, and water are imperative. Sleep, she noted, is an often-overlooked component of good health.

Greene posts information for parents on the clinic’s blog, with tips on how to raise healthy students and reminders for important issues such as mandatory vaccinations.

About White Oak Pediatrics

White Oak Pediatrics has served families for more than 30 years. Multilingual physicians and nurses care for patients from birth to age 21, along with new and expectant parents. A wide variety of in-house procedures are offered for your convenience, along with state-of-the-art patience access to medical records, same day appointments for most needs, sport and wellness physical, 24/7 on call access and Saturday hours.

Contact Details:

Giovanni Impeduglia

Gaithersburg, MD: Ph 301-977-4100
Silver Spring, MD: Ph 301-681-7101


Source: White Oak Pediatrics

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