Checkup Newsroom (MD)

2019
June
19,
2019
| 05:39 PM America/Chicago
Are you between 18-44? You could save a life through the Be The Match program. Joining the Be The Match Registry means volunteering to be listed as a potential blood stem cell donor, ready to save the life of any patient in need of a transplant. Y...
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2016
January
20,
2016
| 05:46 PM America/Chicago
Parents bring their child to see Audrey Rogers, M.D., with a cold and at the end of the visit, the mom or dad often asks the question, “Aren’t you going to prescribe an antibiotic?” Dr. Rogers explains that there’s really not a cure for a common c...
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2015
December
30,
2015
| 05:15 PM America/Chicago
The year is wrapping up and there are a lot of questions on our minds. What will the new year bring? Will I be able to keep that New Year's resolution? And where in the world is the flu? Ok, you may not be asking yourself that last questi...
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March
18,
2015
| 10:26 PM America/Chicago
Top off that java … in a sippy cup? A Boston Medical Center study released last week found that coffee consumption among Boston toddlers is a common practice among certain groups. According to the study, approximately 15 percent of 2-year-olds con...
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2014
April
01,
2014
| 09:30 PM America/Chicago
It’s definitely flu season! We are also seeing a lot of viruses with higher temperatures. Let’s talk fever reducers/pain relievers.  Two kinds of fever reducers are approved for children — Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen. Aspirin SHOULD NOT be given to c...
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April
01,
2014
| 08:55 PM America/Chicago
School has started again and along with it the usual coughs and colds and sore throats.  Even though it is only September, it is time to start thinking about the dreaded flu virus. Influenza seasons can be unpredictable and can vary from year to year...
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