Back to School

It’s that time of year in NYC (I know other parts of the country already started) when buses are filled with children sporting back packs, tales of summer vacation are told and germs are spread. In my office, it is also the time of year in which adults get re-exposed to germs they haven’t seen […]

Flu shots – Don’t Believe the Hype

It’s that time of year again – just after Labor Day when Flu Season begins! Flu shots are in stock in my office, most chain pharmacies and starting to make the rounds at companies that offer them to their employees. It is also the time of year when I explain to many a worried patient that you […]

Cold, Flu, Allergies or worse – what’s my diagnosis?

I’ve been sick for 2 weeks, nothing is helping! It is the peak of cold and flu season and it is likely that you and at least 3 people you know have probably said this.  Regardless of the climate you live in, it’s cold and flu season, not to mention allergies. Do I need antibiotics? […]

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