Treating the flu in a year with an imperfect flu vaccine

Graphic: Americal Recall Center

You know it's here...the flu! People coughing and sneezing. Out from work and school. And, of course, the stories on the news about this year's flu vaccine mismatch between the circulating flu and the one in the the vaccine. … [Read more...]

New Year, New Directions

my new student life

Happy New Year! The Road Not Taken BY ROBERT FROST Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; … [Read more...]

Summer Tips for Having Fun and Staying Healthy

The lazy days of summer just about here officially but the wave is spreading across the country quickly as school ends for another year. Before we know it, warm weather will be upon all of us and summer plans will be in full swing. My favorite part of the summer is the change of pace from the school year. I try to adopt as much of the "lazy" from the motto "lazy days of summer" and encourage my … [Read more...]

Dickies Scrub Top Review

As a pediatrician and former pediatric emergency room physician, I get contacted from time to time to review products that are useful to pediatricians, and those working in busy clinics, urgent care centers, and ERs. Not too long ago, I was contacted by a representative from Uniformed Scrubs … [Read more...]