Month: January 2015

California Measles Outbreak Leads to Vaccine talk

Another measles outbreak, this time hitting California’s Disneyland, has hit the U.S. and measles are spreading like wildfire. Our own Dr. Thomas Brown  offers helpful information on how and why measles, which we in Connecticut thought we’d eliminated by a highly successful campaign of MMR vaccinations, continues to re-emerge in the U.S. even as MMR …

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Women's Checkup Checklist

January is a great month to focus on women’s health. It’s a new year, and time for a new start, health-wise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focuses on cervical cancer prevention and raises awareness about the benefits of folic acid to kick off 2015. At AFC/, we thought we’d piggyback on those topics …

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Women’s Checkup Checklist

January is a great month to focus on women’s health. It’s a new year, and time for a new start, health-wise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focuses on cervical cancer prevention and raises awareness about the benefits of folic acid to kick off 2015. At AFC/, we thought we’d piggyback on those topics …

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Don't Let the Flu Beat You Down

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a scary report, outlining the severity of the flu this year. Due to an uptick in deaths attributed to the flu, the CDC declared the flu had reached epidemic status. While that sounds serious, there are still ways for you to ward off the flu and …

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Don’t Let the Flu Beat You Down

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a scary report, outlining the severity of the flu this year. Due to an uptick in deaths attributed to the flu, the CDC declared the flu had reached epidemic status. While that sounds serious, there are still ways for you to ward off the flu and …

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