Dr. Debra Margolis, Author at ConvenientMD

Measles Outbreak. Should I be Concerned?

Dr. Margolis answers all of your questions about the recent measles outbreak and explains what you can do to keep your family protected. Measles is a highly infectious and dangerous disease caused by the rubeola virus. Measles is one of the most contagious of all infectious diseases, causing approximately 9 out of 10 susceptible persons who come into  close contact Read More >


The Science Behind the Flu Shot

The good weather is here, and as the age old saying goes, “summertime… and the living’s easy.”
And while there exists many treasurable moments to kick back and soak up some good ole’ fashioned, outdoor fun (by way of hiking, swimming, yard work, tossing the ball around, or just hanging around the fire pit), a piece of reality as it exists today is the abundant growth of the tick population that has boomed in recent years.