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  • FluMist
    Joan Ivaska, senior director for Infection Prevention at Banner Health, talks about the use of FluMist, which is a nasal vaccine that can be used as an alternative to a shot for some people.
  • Colds and Flu 2019
    Is it a cold or the flu? Devin Minior, chief medical officer of Banner Urgent Care, talks about the difference and how to treat each condition.
  • Why doesn't the doctor give me antibiotics for my flu?
    Devin Minior, MD, chief medical officer of Banner Urgent Care, explains why your doctor isn't giving you antibiotics for your flu. Could Tamiflu be the answer?
  • Timing for flu shot
    Devin Minior, MD, chief medical officer for Banner Urgent Care, talks about how it is not too late to get a flu shot because the flu season typically runs through May.
  • Hand sanitizer
    Joan Ivaska, senior directior of Infection Prevention, discusses how to use hand sanitizers correctly to prevent getting colds or flu.
  • Flu season info for kids
    Marti Reich, infection prevention director/Cardon Children's Medical Center, discusses flu care and risks for children. Learn how to protect them!
  • Visitor Restrictions
    Joan Ivaska, senior director of Infection Prevention, explains why Banner Health has implemented visitor restrictions and what it means for patients.
  • Kids' flu and winter illnesses
    Joan Ivaska, senior director of Infection Prevention, discusses how to protect kids from the flu and other wintertime respiratory illnesses.
  • Flu shots and egg allergies
    Joan Ivaska, senior director of Infection Prevention, discusses the link between flu shots and allergies to eggs. What happens when you are allergic to eggs?
  • Measles
    Banner Health experts talk about the dangers of measles, as well as safety and effectiveness of vaccines to combat this deadly disease.
  • Avoiding germs while traveling
    Steven Sunderman, MD, internist, discusses how to avoid winter germs while traveling, especially on airplanes. He also looks at the use of neti pots to keep you healthy.
  • Viral meningitis
    Marjorie Bessel, MD, chief medical officer, discusses viral meningitis, its signs, symptoms and ways to prevent the transmission of this infectious disease in your community.
  • Consejo sobre la gripe
    Carlos Ventura, MD, especialista en medicina interna y geriatría, habla sobre cómo cuidarse durante la temporada de gripe. Ofrece consejos fáciles de entender.