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12
Feb
2019

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 >

30
Jan
2019

5 Tips for Making it Through the Flu Season

Even if there’s no surefire way to avoid catching the flu this year, there are plenty of things you can do to keep you and your family healthy throughout the rest of the winter months. Here are five tips for making it through the flu season, all of which can help bolster your defenses against what can sometimes be a serious illness.

21
Jan
2019

Acute Gastroenteritis: The Dreaded “Stomach Flu”

Anyone who has ever caught a gastrointestinal (GI) virus knows just how uncomfortable an experience it can be. It is an infection characterized by nausea, vomiting and diarrhea (greater than 3 episodes/day) usually associated with a general sense of digestive unease and discomfort. Acute gastroenteritis can develop quickly and last anywhere from overnight to up to 10 days in more severe cases.

18
Jan
2019

ConvenientMD Featured on NBC10 Boston

EXETER, N.H. — Flu season is hitting its peak in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Unfortunately, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services confirms that the state has seen its first flu related death this season. ConvenientMD’s Dr. Jo Gates spoke with NBC10 Boston yesterday on the importance of getting your flu shot to protect yourself and your family. Read More >

14
Jan
2019

New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier You!

The beginning of a new year brings with it a period of reflection. For many of us, this means taking a closer look at the habits that define our daily lives—both “good” and “bad”—and resolving to embrace change over the course of the coming year. New year’s resolutions can vary in type and scope, but many tend to revolve around Read More >