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The Case for the Flu Vaccine for Flu Season 2019-2020

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH(SA) FAAP The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all people ages 6+months should receive the flu vaccine. In other words, this includes babies, toddlers, school age children, adolescents,…

The Externship as a Step to a Professional Position

Just as we are passionate about providing excellent health care to our patients, we at Total Family Care are as passionate about mentoring interns on their path to becoming experienced, compassionate medical professionals.  We mentor students…
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Vaccinate or Not Vaccinate?

In no small measure, we can help our children and their progeny lead long, healthy, productive lives by making sure they are vaccinated. The 2015 pertussis (or whooping cough) outbreak in Brooklyn brings this issue into 20/20 focus.
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Say “YES” to Vaccines

My mum instilled in me an appreciation for the era in which I was growing up, especially since vaccines against childhood diseases were in their infancy.

Total Family Care of the Five Towns and Rockaway, PC Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

Total Family Care of the Five Towns and Rockaway, PC (TFC) has been awarded NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition Level 3 for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships.