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Annual Physical Exam Checklist: What’s Covered?

Whenever you are about to celebrate another birthday, you should give yourself a very important gift— the gift of good health— by scheduling your annual physical exam. No matter what your age, an annual physical exam is an important step in staying healthy. Its purpose is to detect any health issues you may have before …

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4th Of July 2021: Safety Precautions And Health Tips

With COVID-19 vaccination levels rising, many Torrington residents are getting ancy and are ready to celebrate this Fourth of July. It’s been two years since we’ve had a “normal” 4th of July,  and this year many of us are getting out of the house to go to firework events, barbecues, family gatherings, and the beach. …

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Ear Pain: Is it a Cold or Ear Infection?

Though earaches occur with the common cold and the flu, sometimes a middle ear infection (otitis media) can occur as a secondary symptom. Persistent ear pain is a sign of ear infection, which requires immediate medical care. Left untreated, Ear infections can lead to long-term damage from permanent hearing loss to a ruptured eardrum. Some …

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Suffering From Holiday Blues? Could Be a Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Are you suffering from the holiday blues? Many do. It could be a Vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12, an essential water-soluble vitamin that the body uses to maintain healthy nerve cells, produces RNA, DNA and red blood cells and help iron to function properly. B12 also works to produce the amino acids, which helps control mood and …

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As Attention Continues to Focus on Ebola, Dr. Brown Urges Flu Prevention

In a recent interview with the Danbury Daily Voice, Dr. Brown had this to say about where our attention should be as the Ebola outbreak continues to frighten and grab our attention: “Ebola is a terrifying disease, but it is statistically insignificant,” Dr. Tom Brown said about the threat of Ebola in the United States. But “we …

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Our mission is to provide the best healthcare possible in a kind and caring environment, in an economical manner, while respecting the rights of all of our patients, at times and locations convenient to the patient.

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