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Is It Cold or Flu?

November 4th, 2017
Flu season typically runs from early October and can last into May. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends healthy adults and children be vaccinated to prevent the oftentimes deadly virus from spreading. Symptoms of the flu come on suddenly and are worse than those of the common cold. Those symptoms may include: Body or muscle aches Chills Cough Fever Headache Sore throat Flu-related hospitalizations since 2015 range from 140,000 to 710,000 annually, while flu-related deaths are estimated to have…

Help Prevent a Measles Outbreak

February 6th, 2015
Florida Health Care News and the Centers for Disease Control agree that physicians who do not take a stand in support of childhood vaccines enable parents to leave their children unvaccinated, thereby putting others' health at risk. The recent Disneyland outbreak of measles points to the troubling consequence that "opting out" of childhood vaccinations can pose. Read More about…