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Kids and the Flu: Symptoms, When to Seek Care

Posted on January 29th, 2015 by

Flu Season’s in High Gear: How to Protect and Care for Your Kids By Dr. Pete Richel We are now in the middle of Influenza season (“the Flu”), which is typically October through March. Locally we did not see much of this in October and November, but it commenced last month and is going strong. Most of […]

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Flu Season is Upon Us

Posted on January 14th, 2015 by

Flu season is upon us.  Therefore, it is important to understand what you can do to prevent getting the flu.  Simple steps include frequent hand-washing, keeping your hands away from your mouth and face, and getting a flu vaccination. Annual outbreaks of seasonal flu usually occur during the fall through early spring, and in a […]

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Pulmonary Medicine Expert Discusses Asthma and the Flu

Posted on January 17th, 2014 by

Take Steps to Avoid the Flu, Especially if You Have Asthma By Harlan Weinberg, MD Medical Director, Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital Patients who have a diagnosis of asthma, as well as other clinical conditions, such as COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes Mellitus, and Cancer, are all at increased […]

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