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Flu shots – what’s the big deal?

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I’ll go ahead and start with a disclaimer. I am not paid by any pharmaceutical company or the government to convince people they should get flu shots. I make my decision to recommend influenza vaccination (the flu shot) based on evidence based medicine and years of research that has proven …

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Why well child visits?

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“Why does my child need well child visits?” This is a question we get in primary care all the time. And I totally get it – it’s really hard to justify wrangling your child into your doctor’s office, exposing them to whatever junk is floating around that season, and to …

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Help Us Prevent Pediatric Deaths from the Flu

Do your part to protect children with asthma -- get a flu shot!

Did you know there were eight children in Nevada who died from the flu during the 2014-2015 flu season? Let’s just stop and think about that number. Eight Nevada families have lost a child — to something that can be prevented by a vaccine. Eight families completely devastated. Across the U.S. …

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