Summary: Listen to this very important advice for reducing your family's chances of catching colds and flu this season.
Air Date: 9/12/12
Host: Melanie Cole, M.S.
Guest Bio: Dr. Anita Chandra, MD
Dr. Chandra practices pediatrics with Northwestern Memorial Physician’s Group in Chicago. Originally from Ohio, she received her bachelor's degree from Miami University in 1991 and medical degree from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in 1995. After completing her residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, she worked as a pediatric hospitalist and then joined her current practice. Dr. Chandra maintains a strong affiliation with the medical school as an Instructor in Clinical Pediatrics at Northwestern University. She serves as faculty tutor for the Problem Based Learning Curriculum and was appointed to the Medical School’s Curriculum Committee. Over the years she worked in various capacities with the AAP Illinois Chapter. She serves on the Committee on Infectious Diseases and is faculty with both the Reaching Our Goals and Adolescent Immunization
Dr.Anita Chandra comes on to give important advice for reducing your family's chances of catching colds and flu, new information on the latest flu vaccine and precautions about using cough/cold medications in young children.