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Q: My son was diagnosed with mono

Mono Recovery “My son was diagnosed with mono last week. He is scheduled for philmon with the scouts on June 13. He is a 6’5 and swims high school & the YMCA teams. How do I know if he is OK to go on this.” Assuming that you are referring to garden variety mono, caused… Read more »