A sharp pain, high fever or itchy rash are all signs you might need to see a doctor. But what if there are NO symptoms telling you something is wrong? Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer, reveals 5 “silent” health threats on The Doctors.
The winter months are not just cold and flu season; they’re also pneumonia season. Pneumonia is a serious condition that can affect anyone, anywhere, anytime and at any age. In the U.S., it causes more than a million hospitalizations a year and is a leading cause of death.
On The Doctors, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer, Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D. explains pneumonia symptoms and what you can do to reduce your risk.
Bacterial meningitis is an uncommon, but serious disease, and many students and parents have questions about what to know in order to help protect themselves and their loved ones as they head back to school. On The Doctors, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer, Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D. shares critical information regarding the disease and tips for teens and young adults to help identify and change behaviors that can lead to the spread of bacteria that can cause meningitis.
MRSA is a drug-resistant staph bacterium that has become a problem not just in hospitals but in common places such as schools, gyms and locker rooms. On The Doctors, Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D. and Dr. Travis Stork discuss this often very serious infection and steps you can take to help reduce risk to you and others.