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Low Dose Aspirin in the News

Aspirin’s blood-thinning properties for years have been touted as a way to stave off cardiovascular disease such as heart attack and stroke. Millions of people in the US take a “baby aspirin” (100mg or less–most commonly 81mg) daily

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Staying Safe During Fire Season

As we enter the hottest months of the year, fire danger is high. I want to offer some useful online alert programs and other ways to access time-sensitive information in our area.  San Mateo County has an emergency

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Movember!

“Prevention” is the theme this month, with two topics to bring to your attention. The first is your Flu Shot. Simply said, get one! The second revolves around football, facial hair, and Men’s Health. Four years ago both

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Winter is Coming: BLOK the Flu

Along with many lovely things, fall marks the beginning of flu season. Last year’s statistics are concerning.  In a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention it is estimated that flu killed about 80,000 Americans

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Splashing and swimming safely!

With summer in full swing, kids are spending time splashing around in pools and having a blast! That said, parents are appropriately anxious any time their kids are near water. Drowning continues to be the number one cause

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Movember!

“Prevention” is the theme this month, with two topics to bring to your attention. The first is your Flu Shot.

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