Flu Shots Are Now Available
With another flu season just around the corner, many people have questions about the necessity of a flu vaccine, especially if they’ve already received their COVID vaccine(s). “The flu vaccine and COVID vaccines cover you for two separate infections. Even people who are fully vaccinated for COVID should receive a flu shot every year,” said […]
Self-Care for the Self-Employed
If you are self-employed, the concept of self-care doesn’t have to be overwhelming or time-consuming—it can involve as little as a few minutes a day dedicated to yourself.
All About Hormone Replacement Therapy
If you’re experiencing menopause, you are probably familiar with hormone replacement therapy or HRT, which can be used to treat the symptoms, such as hot flashes, night sweats and sleep issues that can occur when estrogen, progesterone and other hormones drop off.
Ask Sofia: Why do I keep hearing about bone density?
Bone density is an important topic that sometimes falls by the wayside. Simply put, bone density measures the amount of minerals—chiefly calcium and phosphorus—in your bones. Bone density is critical to injury prevention and healthy aging.
The Latest on Vaccinations
As the situation with Covid-19 continues to evolve and we learn more about the safety of the vaccinations as well as the risks of not getting vaccinated, more medical experts and trusted medical organizations are recommending vaccinations for pregnant women. Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently issued their formal recommendations, urging pregnant women to get vaccinated, reinforcing that the vaccines are safe and effective. Likewise, the FDA gave full approval to the Pfizer vaccine earlier this week.
Thank you and goodbye to Dr. Krahl
By now, many of you have heard that Dr. Deb Krahl is leaving Clinic Sofia to head south as she has accepted a position as an OB Hospitalist in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is eager to take on a new role and looks forward to warmer winters.