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High Dose Flu Shot is Best Bet For Seniors

Flu season is here. It is time to get vaccinated. There is no excuse not to. Plenty of vaccine is available from multiple sources: your doctor's office, your local pharmacy, at work (if your company...

November 4, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: Common Flu Myths Dispelled

Flu season is upon us. You need to protect yourself with a flu shot, but there are several myths that may keep you from doing so. We have the truth behind those myths this weekend on Your Health...

October 29, 2013

Flu vaccine choices: Which one is right for you?

This year offers a new challenge for consumers: the need to decide which vaccine to receive.There are many choices. Standard flu shot: Trivalent or Quadrivalent? The standard flu shot is...

October 25, 2013

Dr. Sandy says: Immunizations are not just for kids: Adults need them, too.

Immunizations are not just for kids: adults need them, too. Here’s why. Each year, more than 50,000 adults die from vaccine preventable diseases in the United States, proof that adults also need...

February 14, 2013

WORKING: Calling In Sick

The flu is no fun. I can attest to this fact after becoming one of the statistics quoted all over the news lately about the severity of this year’s flu season. I caught the flu in the first days of...

February 1, 2013

The Flu is No Joke

So a blonde walks into a doctor's office and says, "Doc, I'm horribly sick!" The doctor looks at her and asks, "Flu?" "No, I drove here.” I can tell this joke because I was an authentic blonde for...

November 9, 2012