Here is some information about measles taken from the CDC webpage. 1. The majority of those who got measles were unvaccinated. 2. Being fully vaccinated means getting two doses of MMR. 3. It presents as a fever and characteristic rash 4. The incubation period is 7-18 days, so if someone was exposed to a known…

By Heather Molnar February 6, 2015 Off

Walking for Breast Cancer

The Haller & Hug PC staff will be participating in the May 16, 2015 Walk For The Cure. Walking in support and memory of our family, friends, and co-workers who have battled breast cancer with grace and courage. Donations can be made by going to the following website

By Jennifer West December 8, 2014 Off

Enterovirus D68

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is not a new virus, but it has been getting more people sick this year.  Children are at higher risk, because they may not have been exposed to this virus yet and do not have immunity built up against it.  Children with asthma may have greater risk of developing a more severe…

By Heather Molnar October 14, 2014 Off

Ebola – information from the CDC

Ebola is a viral disease that is spread through contact with bodily fluids (i.e. pee, poop, vomit, blood) on the mucus membranes (eyes, mouth, nose). A person with symptoms of Ebola must have had contact with a person with known Ebola or travel to an area with active Ebola in the last 21 days. Symptoms…

By Heather Molnar October 14, 2014 Off

Hydrocodone Combination Products – Alert

If you are currently taking any medication that contains Hydrocodone, the rules for getting your prescriptions filled are changing effective 10/6/2014. The DEA has issued its final rule rescheduling hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) as a controlled substance schedule II. What this means for you is that you must now pick up a paper prescription for…

By Jennifer West October 3, 2014 Off

Healthy teeth and fluoride guidelines for kids

Healthy teeth – the role of fluoride Fluoride helps harden the enamel on teeth, preventing cavities.  It is effective when applied to the surface of teeth, but can cause pitting and discoloration if used excessively.  The American Academy of Pediatrics refined their recommendations about fluoride this year to help guide us on getting the right…

By Heather Molnar October 2, 2014 Off

National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month and this week is World Breastfeeding Week.  This year’s slogan is: “Breastfeeding: a winning goal-for life!” Around the world infants are often undernourished through lack of calories.  In the United States obesity is the most common form of undernourishment.  Breastfeeding is a great way to ensure proper nourishment.  It also…

By Heather Molnar August 5, 2014 Off

Follow My Health iPhone and Android Apps

To access the patient portal from your iPhone or Android Smart phone you can use the following links to get the applications for your device! Thanks! For iPhone or iPad Click this Picture (It seems like this app crashes a lot unfortunately on iOS 7 – hopefully they fix it soon) For Android Click this…

By admin July 2, 2014 Off