Pregnant? Protect Your Baby From Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

With all the worry about the flu, it's easy to lose track of other important diseases causing increased concern. Pertussis is a very contagious bacterial illness our parent's generation thought they had controlled, but has increased significantly over the last 7 years.  Why? One of the earlier pertussis vaccines caused some concerning risks in a... Continue Reading →

When ‘Go Lean’ Has Nothing To Do With Diets: What You Need To Know About ‘Drank’ or ‘Sizzurp’ To Protect Your Teens

Yet another death being possibly related to chronic drug abuse or opioid overdose is in the media, as 27 year old rapper Fredo Santana was found dead Saturday. We don't know yet for certain what happened, but his long standing abuse of prescription cough syrup has brought the famed Purple Lean (also called Drank, Sizzurp,... Continue Reading →

RSV- How is it different than the Flu?

If your like many folks, the big focus in winter respiratory illness is the flu and you haven't heard of RSV.  Or recently, ,you've started to hear about some folks coming down with RSV or being hospitalized from it. Flu is a really big hitter, especially this year, and gets the media coverage because it's... Continue Reading →

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