With widespread flu activity reported across the United States, Upstate Medical University pediatric infectious disease expert, Dr. Jana Shaw reminds central New Yorkers that it's not too late to get vaccinated.
She says this year's influenza vaccine offers some protection against the H3N2 strain, which is circulating this season. Shaw offers advice about treatment for flu symptoms and when to seek care at a hospital.
Also on this week’s show: an explanation of palliative care, and more on chest surgery done with tiny incisions and robotic assistance.
Tune in this Sunday, January 28 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. on WRVO for "HealthLink on Air."