City Health Beat 2/25/17

NY1 VIDEO: On the February 25, 2017 episode of City Health Beat, Dr. Andrea Bedrosian spoke to host Erin Billups about why Bariatric Surgery is the best method for people fighting obesity; plus the following stories:

  • CDC warns flu shot is only effective half of the time this season — because the strain of the flu mostly being seen this season is Influenza A, but the vaccine is better at combating Influenza B.
  • A new study suggests cannabis may help fight the opioid crisis.
  • Lenox Hill hospital is arming their staff in this gear with germ-resistant scrubs.
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