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Vaccines for Overseas Summer Vacations

Heading out of the country this summer? It’s a good idea to check with a medical professional to see if you need any travel vaccines or medicines before you leave. Give yourself plenty of time, since it can take as many as 4-6 weeks for some meds to take full effect, and some vaccines may […]

By |June 26th, 2019|Blog, Medical Minutes, What We Treat|Comments Off on Vaccines for Overseas Summer Vacations

2019 Spring Break Travel Vaccines

Can you believe Spring Break is right around the corner? While you’re prepping to travel by finding a dog sitter and alerting the post office, we’re here to make sure you and your family are properly vaccinated, and won’t wind up contracting a serious illness if you plan on traveling overseas. From Urgent Care Danbury, […]

By |February 20th, 2019|Blog, Health News, What We Treat|Comments Off on 2019 Spring Break Travel Vaccines

What To Do If Your Child Has The Flu

At this time of year it’s very likely that your child could pick up a cold, or the flu from school or other group activities. But sometimes, a cold or flu can linger, turning into something far more harmful. We know it can be scary, so we’ve put together a guide of what to do […]

By |January 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, What We Treat|Comments Off on What To Do If Your Child Has The Flu

This Year’s Flu Vaccines: What You Need to Know

You’ve probably been getting a flu shot since you were a child–for many as young as 6 months old. Today, that’s the age the CDC recommends children begin getting the annual vaccine. Not much changed about the vaccine you’ve been getting for ages until the flu begin to morph into different strains, requiring different vaccines.  In 2012 […]

By |October 18th, 2018|Blog, Health News, Health Updates, What We Treat|Comments Off on This Year’s Flu Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Sunburn and UVA Protection

July is UV Awareness Month
Sunburn should not be taken lightly.   Most  people don’t  realize that skin cancer a is the most common cancer in the United States The good news  however, is that skin cancer is  preventable.
UV Prevention tips:
1) Apply a good amount of broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF 15 or greater. Dermatologists recommend a  strength of […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments

New Regulations For Concussions and What You Need to Know

New Regulations For Concussions and What You Need to Know
Connecticut has recently passed laws requiring coaches, trainers, phys-ed teachers and anyone working with student athletes  or professional athletes to under-go training on how to diagnose, treat and educate their athletes on the dangers of concussions and head injuries caused by sever blows to the heads.

By |July 23rd, 2014|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments

How to Tell If You Have a Hernia

June is Hernia Awareness Month
What are hernias?
The most common hernia is a groin, or “inguinal” hernias.  Hernias form as a bulge usually in men but also in women. They may form a bulge in their groin that may or not be tender or painful and are very common. Men especially have approximately 27% lifetime risk […]

By |June 24th, 2014|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments

Spring Allergies in the Northeast Expected to Be Worse than Usual

Seasonal allergies in the northeast are expected to be hitting us in Connecticut earlier than usual, and with more vengeance due to this past winters extreme cold. With so much melting snow here in Connecticut, a lot of moisture has been produced and is expected to  cause more pollen and mold spores to form than in […]

By |April 14th, 2014|Health Updates, What We Treat|0 Comments

Spring Sports Injuries

Spring sports have begun! We want to give you some tips to avoiding injury this season.

1) Receive a sports physical: While these are often required, even if they are not, it is a good idea to receive a physical to screen for any possible issues or potential injury risks.

2) Warm Up: Do not jump right […]

By |April 7th, 2014|News, What We Treat|0 Comments
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