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  • FAMILY HEALTH

    What is RSV?

    Feb 11, 2020
    Respiratory syncytial virus is most common in the very young, but anyone can get this highly contagious virus. Pediatrician Dr. Richard Callan discusses RSV. Continue Reading

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    What’s the difference between an MD and DO?

    Jan 9, 2020
    Looking for a new primary care physician in the new year? The choices can be overwhelming. Two St. Joseph's/Candler physicians are here to help. Continue Reading

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    Who needs the pneumonia vaccine?

    Dec 5, 2019
    Starting in early fall, you start to hear the push and see the signs about getting your annual flu shot. Well there may be some out there that need an additional vaccine to help prevent another common... Continue Reading

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    Five things to know about pneumonia

    Dec 3, 2019
    St. Joseph’s/Candler family nurse practitioner explains the differences between pneumonia and the flu and other things you should know about this potentially deadly respiratory infection. Continue Reading

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    Is diabetes genetic?

    Nov 14, 2019
    Have diabetes? You can’t put all the blame on mom and dad. St. Joseph’s/Candler Diabetes Educator Amy Wojciechowski explains how your genes and your lifestyle could cause diabetes. Continue Reading

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    Who should get the high dose flu vaccine?

    Oct 22, 2019
    For adults older than 65 or those at high risk of complications if they were to get the flu, a high dose flu vaccine is available. Continue Reading

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    What to expect during an ICU stay

    Sep 17, 2019
    There may come a point where you or a family member require a stay in a critical care unit. It can be a stressful and confusing time. At St. Joseph’s/Candler, we have a trained team of nurses and phys... Continue Reading

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    Flesh-eating bacteria: Is it safe to go in the wat...

    Aug 14, 2019
    Infectious disease physician explains the causes, risk factors, symptoms and treatment options of necrotizing fasciitis, and answers the question: Is it safe to go in the water? Continue Reading

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    Back to school may mean back to germs

    Aug 7, 2019
    As kids settle into a new school year, back to school can bring frequent colds, strep throat and trips to the doctor’s office. St. Joseph’s/Candler Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine offers tips... Continue Reading

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