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  • Most Common Flu Shot Questions, Answered. 10/2/2017

    Do you really need a flu shot to truly "fight the flu" and stay healthy? Our physicians discuss.

  • Hand Washing & Kids: How To 8/17/2016

    Parents, exercise your patience and teach your kids the importance of hand washing. Here's how.

  • Hand Washing & Kids: The "Dirt" 8/3/2016

    As adults, it can be challenging enough to wash our hands on a regular basis. So what about our kids?

  • Zika Virus: What You Should Know 6/28/2016

    Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito. The most common symptoms are: fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis.

  • Measles: What Is It and How To Prevent It 2/9/2015

    Measles is an extremely contagious virus that lives in the nose and throat. It also can live for up to several hours on a surface or floating in air.

  • Enterovirus: EV-D68 10/13/2014

    Learn more about this respiratory virus impacting several states. Mild symptoms include, wheezing, runny nose, body and muscle aches as well as a cough.

  • Information You Need to Know About the Flu 9/22/2014

    Stamford Health wants to keep you well by keeping you informed. Learn the basics about seasonal flu, including symptoms, treatments, vaccines, and flu myths.

  • What You Need to Know About The Ebola Virus 9/2/2014

    "You'd have to be in contact with a person or body fluids of that person or in a hospital processing or handling blood or bodily fluids."

  • Learning About Lyme Disease 8/4/2014

    The tick bite is painless and often goes unnoticed. Symptoms of Lyme disease begin 7-21 days after the bite.

  • HealthFlash Blog

    Stamford Health's HealthFlash Blog will keep you up to date on the latest health news, events at the hospital, doctor profiles and more.

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