Being Unvaccinated is the Main Reason Patients Who Have the Flu Become Hospitalized

Of those who have the flu and become hospitalized, only 23.6% of them have been vaccinated according to a research letter published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Hospital records from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, … Continue reading

Parenting Tips – Is My Child Really Too Sick for School?

Sometimes it’s hard to know if your child is really coming down with something or just suffering a bout of Monday-itis. In a perfect world, kids would never get sick, and they’d never miss a day of school. But it’s … Continue reading

Flu Vaccine Update – There is a National Shortage of FluMist But Flu Shots Are Available (No Appointment Necessary)

National Shortage of FluMist Due to a National Shortage of FluMist it is unlikely that we will get anymore in. Flu Shots are Available – No Appointment Necessary  We just received another shipment of the Flu shot and patients can stop … Continue reading

If You Think Flu Immunization Doesn’t Work – Think Again!

As we gear up in our office to provide immunizations for children who want to avoid the flu, I am reposting a link which I put on our website earlier this year that reported on flu deaths in children. Although … Continue reading

Oh What A Shame

It is sad to see this. 105 children have died from influenza so far this year.  90% of those children did not receive immunization against flu.  Hard to argue with these numbers and that the vaccine, even though it may … Continue reading

Influenza Is Here

Wow we are busy in the office.  We are seeing influenza early this year.  Most cases have been typical with fever in the 103 range with runny nose and cough.  Most cases I’ve seen have been in children who did not receive … Continue reading

Have You Signed Our Wall?

I Got My Flu-Shot, Got Yours??? Pictured is our wall of signatures from those patients who have gotten immunized already. It’s Flu Season Although we have seen a few cases of influenza, we have not seen much. This is the … Continue reading