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Why Flu Vaccine is More Important during COVID-19 Pandemic
October 28, 2020

Why Flu Vaccine is More Important during COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Dr. Thomas Horowitz

Flu is very common during winter, and if you have suffered from the flu before, you know how sick you can be. With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic still in our community, getting a flu vaccine this year is more important than ever to protect yourself and your family from flu illness and reduce the burden on our healthcare systems.

Here are some reasons to help you understand

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National Pharmacy Week: Meet our Outpatient Pharmacy Director Roberta Reynolds to Learn how Pharmacists Influence Patient Care
October 20, 2020

National Pharmacy Week: Meet our Outpatient Pharmacy Director Roberta Reynolds to Learn how Pharmacists Influence Patient Care

In honor of National Pharmacy Week, we turn the spotlight on our very own director of outpatient pharmacy, Roberta Reynolds, to understand what motivated her decision to join this field and what major accomplishments she is most proud of throughout her career at CHA HPMC.

Q: How did you discover your passion for the field of pharmacy?

I was fortunate to have a mentor and advisor while I was studying chemistry at the California

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Emergency Preparedness is Even More Important during COVID-19
October 6, 2020

Emergency Preparedness is Even More Important during COVID-19

Posted by Dr. Thomas Horowitz

With the nation in the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, natural disasters are presenting additional challenges in our daily lives. Active wildfires and hurricanes are impacting different parts of the country, making the need for disaster preparation more important now than ever before. Even the most well laid emergency plans become obsolete during a pandemic. It is important to review and adjust your emergency plan to incorporate

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Dietitian Shares Importance of Healthy Living & How it Impacts Patient Care
September 29, 2020

Dietitian Shares Importance of Healthy Living & How it Impacts Patient Care

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

According to recent studies and reports1, number of women (aged 18 years and above) who do not engage in the recommended amount of physical activity is high and this number continues to grow. Change in lifestyle does not have to be drastic or immediate, but small steps towards a healthy life can make a positive impact and protect you from diseases.

In recognition of National Women’s Health and

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Tips to Help Children Cope with the ‘New Normal’ During COVID-19
September 8, 2020

Tips to Help Children Cope with the ‘New Normal’ During COVID-19

By Dr. Thomas Horowitz

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused major disruptions to daily life and can have a profound impact, particularly on children. Young people will inevitably face many changes during the pandemic. The uncertainty of the situation and changes in routine can cause many children—and parents—to feel stressed and anxious.

Many children will experience the ‘new normal’ during COVID-19 differently. The youngest children may primarily be reacting to the increased stress at

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