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I Don't Know If I Need Stitches

<![CDATA[ People are often telling us they don’t know when they need stitches. This Medical Minute is here to answer all your questions. Whether or not you need stitches depends on a variety of factors. Factors you must consider… how big the wound is how deep it is  where on the body it is located …

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What You Need to Know About Concussions and Head Trauma

We are staying ahead of the game  to you by bringing you the latest guidelines on sports related concussions and head trauma, and how you can help keep your children safe when playing high impact sports. What You Need to Know about Concussions and Head Trauma Connecticut has recently passed laws requiring coaches, trainers, phys-ed …

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Why Are We Seeing Measles in Connecticut?

Recently, the Connecticut Department of Health reported 2 confirmed cases of measles in Fairfield, Connecticut .We had been clear of the measles virus for years due to the very successful MMR vaccination campaign, and thought it had been eliminated. MMR, aka the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine was thought to have knocked the disease out …

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Flu Prevention

Flu Season is upon us. Watch this Medical Minute Video to learn how you can prevent the flu:   As we enter flu season,  has prevention tips we want you to pay attention to. We offer the flu vaccine, and urge all who qualify, especially those falling into the categories below, to lessen their chances of getting …

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The Warning Signs of Diabetes

At Danbury we see a good number of diabetic patients walk through our door. Dr. Brown talks about the warning signs of Diabetes in this Medical Minute:   Diabetes is a group of diseases that can result in high sugar, or glucose, levels. It is not uncommon, and here in the U.S. afflicts about 25 …

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