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

Griffin Health Podcast

Melissa In The Morning: Covid Toes?!?!

Melissa In The Morning: Covid Toes?!?!

Have you heard of covid toes? We asked Dr. Browne about that and some new research suggesting that vegans are less likely to get covid-19. A study published in the journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health found that a diet low in meat and dairy while rich in veggies, legumes and nuts could lower the…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Not So Luxurious Hotel Stay

Melissa in the Morning: Not So Luxurious Hotel Stay

A New Hampshire luxury resort is linked to two Legionnaires’ Disease cases, one of them deadly. What is it and are there things Connecticut residents should be thinking about when checking in to a hotel or rental property? We asked Dr. Browne about that. We also discussed masking protocols at health facilities and a new…Continue Reading

Melissa In The Morning: Oh Deer…

Melissa In The Morning: Oh Deer…

Several scientists are sounding the alarm after cases of an infection known as zombie deer disease have spread to 32 states. The deadly brain parasite, which is formally named chronic wasting disease, causes symptoms including loss of coordination, weight loss, lethargy, and uncontrolled drooling. The disease mainly infects deer, elk, and moose. U.S. officials started…Continue Reading

Melissa In The Morning: The Surge Of Flu Cases

Melissa In The Morning: The Surge Of Flu Cases

Flu cases are surging, especially in the south. A lot of Connecticut residents will travel south for the holidays or in the winter months. So, what do people need to do ahead of their travel plans? How important is testing? Do the tests expire? How accurate are they? Dr. Browne addresses all of that. Image…Continue Reading

Melissa In The Morning: The Wild Fire Effect

Melissa In The Morning: The Wild Fire Effect

Dr. Browne of Griffin Health called into Melissa in the Morning to talk about a variety of topics, starting off with the effects that the Canadian Wild Fires from earlier this year have had on some people, both short term and long term. Image Credit: ReutersContinue Reading

Melissa In The Morning: Where To Begin?

Melissa In The Morning: Where To Begin?

We have warnings about an increase in Hepatitis C cases, fears of a yellow fever reemergence and cancer-causing chemicals in your hair products.Wow, we had a lot to catch up on with our infectious disease expert, Dr. Fred Browne of Griffin Health. Image Credit: Getty ImagesContinue Reading

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