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Vaccine Upload Delay

Due to security concerns,  we have delayed uploading Immunizations to the NY State Vaccine Registry while we are upgrading our systems.  We are still reporting vaccines to your Patient portal so impact should be minimal.  We hope to have the software active shortly.

A Dangerous, ‘Silent Reservoir’ for Gonorrhea: The Throat

The human throat houses billions of bacteria, most of them harmless. But one species is becoming more common, and it is anything but benign.

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Drug-resistant gonorrhea has been on the rise for years; the World Health Organization has reported an increase in more than 50 countries. Now scientists say the epidemic is being driven by a particular mode of transmission: oral sex.

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Why you don’t need Vitamin D Testing

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble nutrient needed to absorb calcium and phosphorus, and therefore to make bones strong. People do not make their own: We need sunlight to synthesize vitamin D. The vitamin also is found in oily fish and in a few other foods, including milk, which is fortified with the vitamin.  Only recently has there been an ‘epidemic’ of people with low Vitamin D levels.  Is it real?  Click here for more information