COVID-19 Bacteria

Coronavirus: How Worried Should You Be?

March 8: Weekly COVID-19 Update, Volume 1 For weeks, the global outbreak of the new coronavirus — also known as COVID-19 — has dominated the news. More than 100,000 cases — and over 3,300 deaths — have been reported worldwide, the vast majority of them in mainland China. In the U.S., 17 states have confirmed their first cases, pushing the …

Flu Shot

Get Vaccinated Against Heart Attacks and Strokes TODAY!

If you haven’t gotten your annual flu shot, here’s some powerful motivation: Adults who are immunized against seasonal influenza have a 46% lower risk for fatal or nonfatal heart attacks, strokes and other major cardiovascular (CV) events over the subsequent 12 months, compared to those who received a placebo shot or no shot, according to a recent Harvard analysis that …

Vaccines

Get vaccinated!! Protect your arteries!

Friendly Reminder from Dr. Amy: It’s Time to Get a Flu Shot If you haven’t been vaccinated against seasonal influenza yet, it’s important to go to your local pharmacy and get your annual flu shot. Not only does that protect you against a serious illness that can lead to hospitalization or even death, but there is powerful evidence that a …