Tag Archives: vaccine

Back to School, Back to the Doctor

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
October 7, 2016

It’s that time of year again. Students are shopping for school supplies and fall wardrobes, while parents are breathing sighs of relief as their children board the bus to school. But back-to-school season is also a time for coughs, sneezes, and germs. In all the excitement of the new school year, don’t let your health […]

It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate!

By Christine A. Garcia, MD, MPH; Stony Brook University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine
November 19, 2012

We are well into the flu season now and with Thanksgiving around the corner, it becomes more and more important to remind and urge our patients to get vaccinated. With other chronic conditions and more pressing issues such as hurricane recovery, something simple like influenza may seem like the least of patients’ worries. However, the […]