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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Melissa in the Morning: Variant Confusion

1. Dr. Fred Browne discusses the variant detections in the US. It begs the question, if not travel related, how do we even know they started in countries like the UK and South Africa? ((00:00)) 2. Senator Richard Blumenthal talks about covid money, his new role in Washington and the latest on a social security…Continue Reading

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Vaccine effectiveness and protecting kids

Dr. Browne breaks down the misconception when doctors see a vaccine is RESISTANT to a strain of covid. That does not mean it doesn’t work. So what does it mean? And a closer look at the future for children 16 years and younger. As you know, they have not been cleared to get the covid…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: What these new Variants mean?

1. Dr. Browne talks about the new variants of covid and if the vaccine is effective? ((00:10)) 2. Senator Richard Blumenthal talks about the new executive orders and why he supports DC becoming its own state ((09:59)) 3. Luke Frey of the BBB talks about data cyber security and how to protect yourself. ((18:55)) 4.…Continue Reading

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Covid Vaccine Hotline and Visitation Rights

Dr. Browne offers another option for people 75 years and older to book an appointment for their covid vaccine. Also, there were questions about returning to normalcy…when can grandparents hug their loved ones again after getting both shots? IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Covid vaccines and the new strain

Dr. Fred Browne talks about the new strain of covid. How can we really be sure the new strain isn’t already widespread and how do you test for it? Also, we learn the latest on whether covid vaccine is a one time deal or like a flu shot…once a year. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images…Continue Reading

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Vaccinations and people with Covid

Dr. Browne addresses the questions surrounding the covid vaccine. Some healthcare workers have only needed one dose, not two…why? And also, even if they get the vaccine, why can’t doctors travel if necessary? Dr. Browne dives into all of that plus the latest gossip being spread about the shots. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Vaccine news and future for drugs

Dr. Browne reacts to the recent Pfizer news of an effective covid vaccine. He also addresses the questions of why other vaccines haven’t appeared as quickly or at all compared to covid. And what does the future look like for getting new vaccines faster? IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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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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