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Posted on Nov 9, 2015

Every fall/winter we go through the same dreaded respiratory virus season.  What exactly does that mean?  For doctors it means very busy days in the office.  For patients it means lots of colds, coughs, croup, sinus infections, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and influenza to name…



Posted on Sep 16, 2015

Every fall we are faced with the same question: To get the flu shot or not to get the flu shot? There are so many myths surrounding the influenza vaccine that many people grapple with this decision yearly, even people who otherwise get all of their…



Posted on Sep 2, 2015

Once school is back in session it’s not hard to imagine that germs are soon to follow.  Kids pass cold, flu and other viruses or bacteria to each other along with the papers and pencils they are sharing.  They will sit in class and put…



Posted on Jan 21, 2015

Throughout my day I find myself repeatedly answering the same questions over and over again.  For the most part, my answers are always the same and sometimes I feel like a broken record.  I’m at the point where I have so many “stock” answers that…



Posted on Feb 7, 2013

So it’s cold and flu season and your child is sick.  How do you know what he/she has and then what do you do about it? The term “flu” is commonly thrown around to describe anything from a runny nose to viral gastroenteritis, or the…




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