Staying Well With Sandra Fryhofer, MD

 
 
  • Summer 2015 Update: ACIP Adult Vaccine Recommendations Highlights of the June 2015 ACIP meeting and recommendations for meningococcal B, flu, and pneumococcal vaccines. Also: Informational updates for Tdap and herpes zoster vaccine.
  • Have Vaccines, Will Travel This issue of Staying Well focuses on immunization updates for travelers' health from recent ACIP meetings.
  • Adult Immunization 2015: Our Performance Review Our collective adult immunization grade of 'needs improvement' means we need to step up our face-to-face recommendations, the number-one way to achieve adult vaccination.
  • Hot Topics in Adult Immunization, 2014 Dr Sandra Fryhofer reviews the current recommendations for pneumococcal, influenza, meningococcal, and human papillomavirus vaccinations in adults.
  • What? No More Annual Pelvic Exams? The recent recommendation from the American College of Physicians to forgo annual routine pelvic exams for most women has sparked much debate.
  • Cool Tips for Menopausal Hot Flashes Hot flashes, painful sex, and STDs in seniors? Here's what you need to know to manage these common, and at times unexpected, concerns.
  • Adult Immunization Retake Could the big reveal of vaccine-related information early this year be the 'shot in the arm' we need to make progress toward Healthy People immunization goals?
  • Adult Immunization 2014: Refinements and Clarifications With few major changes, the focus of the 2014 recommendations is on clarifying potential discrepancies between ACIP and FDA vaccine information.
  • Sugar and Sweat: The Challenge for Adults (Not Kids) Dr. Sandra Fryhofer reports on the latest CDC statistics concerning the nation's sugar intake and exercise output. Neither is promising.
  • Your Online Image: Policy From the ACP Dr. Sandra Fryhofer lays out the main points from the policy statement on social media developed by the American College of Physicians.
  • It's Shopping Season Now for Next Year's Vaccine Dr. Sandra Fryhofer details the many choices you have for next year's flu vaccine to help you choose wisely.
  • A Heartfelt Focus on Females Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, attended and describes the importance of the Red Dress Collection 2013, an event that launched this year's Heart Truth Campaign.
  • The Basics: ACIP Adult Immunization 2013 Sandra Fryhofer provides basic details on the new adult immunization schedule from ACIP.
  • The Obesity Paradox: Does It Matter? Sandra Fryhofer offers guidance on what really matters when considering the studies showing mortality benefits with overweight and obesity.
  • Immunization Advice From ACP: There's an App! Dr. Sandra Fryhofer describes the mobile application from the American College of Physicians, which is a new tool for adult immunizations.
  • ACP's New Attitude: Cost-Conscious Care With Consumer Twist Sandra Fryhofer, MD, describes the new co-venture between the American College of Physicians and Consumer Reports, which will help physicians and patients discuss issues on the basis of the evidence.
  • Pertussis and Cocooning Strategies: The Latest From ACIP Dr. Sandra Fryhofer discusses the latest ACIP recommendations for cocooning and preventing pertussis transmission.
  • New Year in Obesity: Better Strategies and Bad Knees Dr. Sandra Fryhofer discusses recent studies reporting on the state of obesity, now associated with bad knees and GERD. Fortunately, some strategies seem to be working.
  • Switching From Simvastatin 80 mg: How to Shop for Statins Dr. Sandra Fryhofer discusses the recent FDA warnings on simvastatin 80 mg and offers solid suggestions on how to switch your patients to other agents.
  • Staying Sun Safe: Confessions of a Former Tanner In Dr. Sandra Fryhofer's column, "Staying Well," she discusses how to stay safe in the sun.