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  • Fever in Adults: When to Worry 7/27/2021

    Why do adults get fevers and sometimes with no other symptoms? When should you worry about a temperature? Dr. Karen Justiniano, Stamford Health physician, tells all.

  • 5 Remote-Working Health Issues and Their "Prescriptions" 4/26/2021

    Working from home can come with certain emotional and physical health issues. Learn how to treat, or avoid, them all together in our blog by Stamford Health's Dr. Lisa Chang Schlussel.

  • A Doctor's Guide to Virtual Care 9/21/2020

    Virtual care is a new and innovative approach to medical care. What's the best way to use it, and when? Stamford Health's Lisa Schlussel, DO, explains in our blog.

  • Do I Need an Annual Physical? 6/23/2020

    Most of us don't think twice about going to the doctor when we're sick. But do you really need an annual physical with your PCP? Hint: yes, you do. Find out why in our blog.

  • When Should I Get a Second Opinion? 1/3/2020

    The short answer is you should get a second opinion as soon as possible. But here are a few factors to consider before you do.

  • Finding a Primary Care Doctor 12/23/2019

    Learn how to find a primary care doctor without the hassle, with tips and insights from two local PCPs with 30-plus years of experience. Read more on our blog!

  • How to Stay Healthy in Cold Weather 11/4/2019

    Here are five simple health tips to stay healthy and well during the seasonal shift.

  • Halloween Safety Tips for Parents 10/29/2019

    When it comes to Halloween, it pays to lay down some ground rules. Hint: bobbing for apples isn't sanitary.

  • Why Have a Primary Care Physician? 3/9/2018

    What exactly is a primary care physician and why do you need one? Explore the benefits for your health and wellness.

  • Antibiotics: The Case for Over-Prescription 1/2/2018

    Don't ask for antibiotics- ask the doctor to rule out a bacterial infection! Here's why.

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