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: Is covid REALLY leaving?

Melissa in the Morning: Is covid REALLY leaving?

Dr. Browne addresses a recent comment from a national official: “covid should be gone by December” How accurate is that or inaccurate?? Also, the latest on the merck pill, debunking theories around tylenol use after a covid shot and a check at pediatric covid shots.  IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Is this ACTUALLY a big deal?

Melissa in the Morning: Is this ACTUALLY a big deal?

The CDC says some people may need a fourth COVID shot six months after getting a third dose of the vaccine. They’ve released new guidelines calling for a fourth shot for people who are immunocompromised, including transplant patients. Dr. Browne explains why a booster isn’t actually a big deal for this group of people. He…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Misleading Headlines

Melissa in the Morning: Misleading Headlines

After news broke that General Colin Powell passed away, news outlets focused on two things: he had covid and was vaccinated. Dr. Browne debunked the worries and accusations around this headline. Plus, the FDA gave the thumbs up to mixing and matching covid booster shots. What you need to know! IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Breakthrough Case Theory

Melissa in the Morning: Breakthrough Case Theory

Dr. Browne talked about breakthrough covid cases and why having covid prior to vaccines could be a good thing in the long run. Also, what does that mean for booster shots? And he touched on hospital workers who won’t get the shot; do they really get the boot? IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: West Nile Virus & Legionnaires Disease

Melissa in the Morning: West Nile Virus & Legionnaires Disease

The first two cases of West Nile virus were detected in Fairfield and New Haven County. Turns out, it’s very common to get the virus but most don’t know it! Dr. Browne talked about that and the fact that cases of Legionnares Disease in NYC are not uncommon. Why is that? IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty…Continue Reading

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

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