Entries by Dr. Lisa Padgett

It’s Not Too Late for Influenza (Flu) Vaccination

Per a December 28, 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics(AAP) alert, “Flu activity is increasing in the United States.  There have already been 8 pediatric deaths from influenza reported.  Vaccination is the most important step anyone can take to protect themselves and their loved ones against influenza and its complications.  It takes about two weeks after vaccination for […]

Family Resolutions for a Healthier 2016

It’s a new year!  Why not get the entire family involved in living a healthier lifestyle?  This can be done using the 0-5 easy steps listed below:  0:  Eliminate sugary beverages to zero (none) in your family’s diet. 1:  Incorporate one hour of physical activity per day into everyone’s daily routine. 2:  Limit screen time for you and […]