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This Fall It’s a Shot in the Arm

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending flu shots for the 2016-2017 winter season and not the intranasal flu vaccine after studying the different products. Our office ordered flu vaccines in February of 2016 and will update families and patients … Continue reading

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Influenza 2014

People use the word “flu” as short-hand for any number of respiratory or intestinal infections, but for doctors “flu” is influenza. And when it comes to respiratory infections, it’s the big one. Influenza has arrived in Northern California. The infection … Continue reading

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Why get a flu shot?

People use “flu” as shorthand for any chest or tummy infection, but flu is short for influenza, which is really the mother of all bad respiratory tract infections. With influenza patients get a week of high (103-104) fevers, chills, body … Continue reading

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