Childhood Immunization: More Than a Back-to-School To-Do
It has been more than two years since the outbreak of COVID-19, and the medical community is still talking about the importance of vaccination. The reason? Immunization, which uses vaccines to trigger a protective immune response in the body, is still the best defense against potentially life-threatening diseases, especially in children. Family medicine practitioners get […]Read More >
Flu Facts: What You Need to Know
You asked. Elizabeth W. Musil, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician at Olathe Health Pediatrics – Olathe Medical Park and Olathe Health Pediatrics – College Point, answered. As COVID-19 continues to make headlines, influenza (flu) prevention shouldn’t fall off your radar. Viruses have been unpredictable the last year, beginning with a dip in flu cases (due to […]Read More >
5 Healthy Habits to Fight Cold and Flu Season
It’s that time of year where germs are just getting passed around at schools and public places. Here are some tips to keep the germs away.Read More >
Seeing your doctor is safe. Avoiding immunizations isn’t.
Staying healthy requires people of all ages to remain current on their immunizations. The most vulnerable to vaccine-preventable illness are children. Dr. McGinnis explains the importance of remaining current on your routine immunizations and how to get caught up if not current.Read More >