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January 2020

Flu Season: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?

Flu Season: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?

Flu may seem common this time of year but don’t let that fool you; “common” doesn’t mean no cause for concern. Vaccine expert Dr. Nancy Bennett sheds light on the severity of the illness, common misconceptions and the option of the nasal flu vaccine.

Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Winter Weight Gain: Why it Happens, What to Do

Shorter days, longer nights, cold weather, decreased exercise and changes in sleep habits all contribute to winter weight gain. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Michael Gavin offers advice for avoiding winter weight gain.