Kelsey-Seybold Doctors Made Headlines in December

Dec. 1: Dr. Melanie Mouzoon, Managing Physician for Immunization Practices, Woman’s Center, had a face-to-face interview with NBC and answered questions regarding the new Omicron variant of COVID-19.

Dec. 29: Dr. Mouzoon spoke to FOX 26 about the updated CDC guidelines that reduce COVID-19 quarantine from 10 days to five.

Dec. 3: Dr. Suma Manjunath, Pediatrics, Pearland Clinic, spoke with NPR radio to discuss the COVID-19 vaccines for 5- to11-year-olds and how she recommends it to her patients.

Dec. 6: Dr. Shane Magee, Internal Medicine, Tanglewood Clinic, spoke to FOX 26 about the use of melatoninsupplement and whether it’s effective and safe for kids as a sleep aid.

Dec. 9: Dr. Biren Patel, Behavioral Medicine, Meyerland Plaza Clinic, spoke to KPRC TV about how the Omicron variant could be causing increased holiday stress. He discussed ways to mitigate issues that could stress holiday plans and family gatherings.

Dec. 17: Dr. Pamela Sanders, Pediatrics, Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center, spoke to FOX 26 about last-minute gift ideas, which include books and experiences for children. She discussed the importance of making memories as opposed to just giving toys.

Dec. 20: Dr. Puneet Patni, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Clear Lake Clinic, Berthelsen Main Campus, Pasadena Clinic, and Sleep Center, spoke to FOX 26 about the health benefits of being an early riser. He discussed how it can add more time to your day to fit in a workout or to complete projects.

Dec. 21: Dr. Michelle Udayamurthy, Internal Medicine, Berthelsen Main Campus, spoke to FOX 26 about how to safely travel over the holidays with the Omicron variant on the rise. She discussed when you should be tested and what to do if you do test positive before a trip or gathering.

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