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Elizabeth Cozine MD

What you need to know about pertussis

Posted by Elizabeth Cozine, M.D.
November 21, 2014

It’s that time of year. Cold and flu season is here. Symptoms of an ordinary common cold are hard not to miss. But could it be worse? Pertussis can mask itself as a cold but can pose serious health risks – especially to unvaccinated babies.

Resource Center(s): Childrens Health Pediatrics, Immunizations, Infectious Diseases

Peter Reisner, M.D.

Six tips for staying happy and healthy during the holiday season

Posted by Peter Reisner, M.D.
November 19, 2014

The holidays are a wonderful time for family, friends and celebrations, but poor health can ruin your holidays. Winter can take a toll on your physical and mental health, even in the middle of a family gathering. So, what can you do to stay healthy this winter? 

Resource Center(s): Women's Health, Men's Health

Heidi Bednarchuk C.N.S.

Enjoying the holidays after bariatric surgery

Posted by Heidi Bednarchuk, Bariatric Coordinator
November 18, 2014

It’s that time of year again — family feasts, workplace treats and holiday parties. The holiday season can be quite challenging after bariatric surgery. The good news is that you can still enjoy this time with family and friends. The key is to plan ahead and enjoy in moderation.

Resource Center(s): Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery

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