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

Griffin Health Podcast

Covid Boosters: Do we need them?

Covid Boosters: Do we need them?

Dr. Browne says a booster shot is a good idea, but what if you are a J&J vaxxer? He gives his best recommendation and the changes to covid shot requirements. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Mandating Vaccines

Melissa in the Morning: Mandating Vaccines

1. Dr. Browne talks about hospitals mandating all healthcare workers to get the covid vaccine. ((00:10)) 2. Budget cuts and layoffs could mean a big blow to the 9-11 museum in NYC. Sen. Blumenthal is now digging into the issue. ((10:41)) 3. Our cyber security expert talked about ransomware attacks and mitigation options. ((19:39)) 4.…Continue Reading

Delta Variant Symptoms

Delta Variant Symptoms

Dr. Browne continues the conversation about covid and the Delta Variant. New reports show spotting symptoms aren’t as easy to spot compared to previous covid strain. So, what should we be looking for?Continue Reading

You May Not Need a Booster!

You May Not Need a Booster!

News broke this week that anyone who got the pfizer or moderna covid vaccine, may not need a booster next year. Dr. Browne spoke on that possibility. And since seeing the efficacy with the covid vaccine, will past vaccines get better, like the flu shot? IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: The Delta Variant

Melissa in the Morning: The Delta Variant

1. Dr. Browne talks about the Delta Variant and the Delta Plus…what’s the difference and are our kids at a higher risk of landing in the hospital? ((00:00)) 2. The NCAA says no but some lawmakers say yes. Why Senator Blumenthal is behind paying college athletes endorsement deals and what does that mean for other…Continue Reading

Delta Variant and Powassan Virus

Delta Variant and Powassan Virus

Dr. Browne says our covid vaccinations should fight the delta variant no problem. However, if we don’t get more vaccines out to the rest of the globe, more variants will pop up and we will have more problems. Also, why the powassan virus is being detected even though it’s rare. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images…Continue Reading

Mosquito-borne Illnesses

Mosquito-borne Illnesses

Dr. Browne did a quick check on covid numbers and hospitalizations. But separate from covid, we talked about mosquito-born illnesses. The Mosquito Management Program has begun for the summer.  State officials  will begin trapping and testing the pests for West Nile virus and EEE. The question is: will we see more confirmed cases of these…Continue Reading

Young Vaccinated People with Heart Conditions

Young Vaccinated People with Heart Conditions

This week, 18 young people in Connecticut entered state hospitals for heart issues. The only common denominator news outlets have highlighted is the fact that all of these patients got the pfizer covid vaccine. Dr. Browne says the vaccine isn’t necessarily causing these heart problems. In fact, he brought light to a huge issue we…Continue Reading

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