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5
Feb
2018

Strep Throat—More Than Just a Winter Annoyance

Winter is in full-swing, which has many people gearing up for skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor excursions now that the holidays are behind us. Unfortunately, the winter months also come at a time of year when colds, the flu and other illnesses begin to run rampant. While most people understand the differences between influenza “the flu” and the common cold, symptoms between the two are commonly mixed-up, which can be dangerous given that influenza can cause more serious illness.

10
Jan
2018

This Winter, Listen To Your Symptoms

Winter is in full-swing, which has many people gearing up for skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor excursions now that the holidays are behind us. Unfortunately, the winter months also come at a time of year when colds, the flu and other illnesses begin to run rampant. While most people understand the differences between influenza “the flu” and the common cold, symptoms between the two are commonly mixed-up, which can be dangerous given that influenza can cause more serious illness.

23
Dec
2016

Cold or Flu: What’s the Difference?

Is it a cold or flu

Get a gift you didn’t want this year? It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You’ve turned to the last page of your calendar, hunkered down next to the fireplace wrapped in a blanket and devoured the last of the leftover turkey. But despite all of the preparations you’ve made and work you’ve done, there’s a chance you’ll get Read More >

6
Oct
2016

Fall is Coming and So Is the Flu

  There was a wonderful coolness in the air when I was walking our dog this morning and my thoughts turned quickly to the changing leaves, the shorter days, and all the coughs and fevers coming my way. Here at ConvenientMD our shipments of flu vaccines have already arrived as we prepare for the Fall season. I haven’t heard too Read More >

13
Sep
2016

Sports Physicals, Heart Surgery, and “Last Minute” Shopping

  Google “sport physicals” and the names of all the local urgent cares pop up with all their various offerings and prices.  As an urgent care physician I’m never surprised to see the flood of children who appear a few days and sometimes even hours before that first practice is supposed to start and the casualness some providers have when Read More >