CDC Recommends Not Administering Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine for 2016-17

In June, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a statement that the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), commonly known as the nasal spray flu vaccine, should not be administered during the 2016-17 flu season due to concerns about how well it works in preventing those vaccinated from getting the flu.  The CDC’s Advisory Committee…

Safety Tips for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Outdoor enthusiasts typically cannot wait to get outside and make the most of a beautiful day and it’s important for outdoor enthusiasts to take safety seriously. In addition to packing sunscreen and water, outdoor enthusiasts can employ various safety methods depending on the activity they choose to enjoy. Cycling Cyclists must always be on alert when sharing…

Northlake Digestive Care Has New Statesville Location!

Northlake Digestive Care will see patients at its new Statesville location at 208 Old Mocksville Road, Statesville, NC, starting on Monday, July 25, 2016. Carl Foulks, MD, and Amy Larreur, ANP-C look forward to serving patients at the new location. Dr. Foulks is board certified in gastroenterology, and his extensive training and experience make him a valuable resource in…