Flu Season is Approaching
The flu vaccine being offered this year is a quadrivalent which protects against two strains of influenza A and two strains of influenza B. Anyone who is older than 65 years, has a chronic illness or works with chronically ill people is especially susceptible to the flu should be vaccinated.
For more information on St. Anthony’s flu shots, call our flu shot hotline at 314-525-4999.
Stuff the bird, not yourself
Thanksgiving comes once a year, and we long for Grandma’s pumpkin pie and those buttery mashed potatoes and gravy. There is no reason to deprive yourself, says Heidi McClintock, a registered and licensed dietitian at St. Anthony’s Medical Center. See her tips for making a few small and smart changes to some of your Thanksgiving side dishes will cut calories and fat, while leaving all the flavor.
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