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Board Certified Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Phyllis Ritchie Provides Public With Powerful Disease Prevention Tips

Press release   •   Jun 01, 2011 09:17 EDT

Board Certified Infectious Disease specialist Dr. Phyllis Ritchie, (, announced today her powerful practice methods for infectious disease prevention that she has currently been sharing through her informative articles found on sites such as and Doc Talk with Dr. Phyllis Ritchie.  With private practices in both California and Oregon for over thirteen years, her specialty and medical interests include sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, resistant staph infections, orthopedic related infections, infectious disease prevention when traveling, viruses, and more. A few of her common tips include but are not limited to:


  • Allergy Prevention and Must Have Treatments
  • Infectious Disease Prevention Tips While at the Gym
  • Flu Season Control
  • Measles Outbreak Prevention
  • Traveling While Sick
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Meningitis Issues
  • Teenagers and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • HPV/ Cervical Cancer Prevention
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention & Treatments
  • Toenail Fungus
  • Antibiotic Drug Resistance Prevention
  • Updates on Infectious Disease Outbreaks
  • Vaccine Benefits and more.


 “People live their day to day lives with problems and are sometimes embarrassed to discuss them or reach out to find prevention methods or treatments.” States Dr. Phyllis Ritchie “ These are things that people should discuss and educate themselves and each other about. Infectious disease prevention should be second nature. I provide resources and in depth knowledge about a variety of topics that aim to assist with a wide variety of infectious diseases.”


Along with her private practices, Dr. Phyllis Ritchie is also a veteran Infectious Disease Prevention writer for the Seaside Signal, The Oregonian, and The Costco Connection.  Her regular columns feature a wide range of different medical topics such as shingles to treatments for herpes all the way to bedbugs. In addition Dr. Ritchie provides personal tips to travelers, like how to avoid becoming sick while on an airplane.


For more information on Infectious Disease Prevention Specialist Dr. Phyllis Ritchie, or to obtain a media interview, please call 877.841.7244 or email



About Dr. Phyllis Ritchie

Dr. Phyllis Ritchie received her medical degree from The University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School.  After completing her training in Internal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center, she went on to pursue a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at Rush Medical College/Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Ritchie is a Board Certified Infectious Disease specialist licensed to practice medicine within various states throughout the USA.  She has been in private practice for thirteen years and is also the proud owner of a popular Travel vaccination clinic. Having traveled abroad, Dr. Ritchie is also well versed in international infectious diseases and prevention methods. For more information, visit or follow her on twitter at




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