Each week Melissa talks with Dr. Fred Browne from Griffin Health. Tune in Thursday at 8:38am or listen below.

Griffin Health Podcast

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Why you need to avoid gatherings

Dr. Browne looks at the uptick in covid cases in Connecticut and explains why gatherings are the biggest problem. Also, he talks about young people who get covid and have symptoms months later…why that’s not so rare and nothing to dwell on necessarily. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Should people trust Covid Vaccines?

After news broke overseas about one of the leading companies making a covid vaccine, a lot of people have more doubts than EVER to get the covid vaccine. Dr. Browne says while the process is moving quicker than ever, there’s a great need and explains why you should consider getting it. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty…Continue Reading

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Can you get covid twice?

Dr. Browne addresses the first US case of covid twice in a calendar year and how rare it is. He also talks about the flu vaccine and if there’s an expiration date for getting your shot in time. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Are the President’s meds available?

After President Trump tweeted that the medication used for his covid diagnosis is available to all, many lashed out about it. We wanted to know  what the possibility is for a severe covid case in Connecticut to be treated with the same treatments as the president. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Masks for Toddlers

Dr. Browne addresses the new rule for 3-year olds in daycare centers. He says it is in line with CDC guidelines. However, if kids don’t want to wear the masks, he’s not concerned there will be an uptick in cases. Also, he talks about the chances of spreading the virus to a lot of people…Continue Reading


How Long Haulers can Recover

Dr. Browne responds to the claims about long term after effects of covid-19 for younger victims. He also gives information on how to overcome those ailments. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Why the flu vaccine REALLY matters

Dr. Browne addresses the need for flu vaccines now more than ever during the pandemic. But also, is there a possibility the mask wearing and social distancing for covid can actually drop our flu infection rate?? Image: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Debunking Covid Studies

Dr. Browne looks into recent studies surrounding covid-19. For example, are neck gaiters really ineffective? Is the news about Russia’s vaccine reliable? Is vaping causing even more young people to contract the virus? He tackles all of this and more. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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How Outages Impact Doctor Appointments

Dr. Fred Browne talks to listeners about what to do if the power is out but you have medical needs. Also, he gives words of wisdom about why you need to go back to the doctor even with an influx of patients at the ER right now.Continue Reading

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