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Are You Considering LASIK Eye Surgery?


If you struggle with nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism, you probably wear glasses or contact lenses to help you to see. This can be frustrating, especially if you misplace your glasses or lose a contact lens. You’ve probably...
3-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Enhancing Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Using Novel Communication Technology


The Valley Hospital, an acute care, not-for-profit hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey is enhancing pre-hospital emergency care with the use of Twiage, a mobile app that lets first responders instantly communicate with the emergency room. After an...
7-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Palliative Care and Cancer Treatment


A cancer diagnosis is frightening and often impacts patients on both a physical and an emotional level. It can actually lead to symptoms such as pain, nausea, anxiety and depression. These symptoms, as well as those that are caused by the cancer...
22-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Can I Manage My Diabetes?


Diabetes is a medical condition in which sugar or glucose levels build up in your bloodstream. Managing diabetes is a daily challenge to keep blood sugar levels in the desired range. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if...
22-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

What Causes Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations?


Heart failure (HF) affects approximately 5.7 million adults in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If not properly managed, HF can lead to frequent hospitalizations. A heart failure hospitalization should...
10-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Can I Decrease My Breast Cancer Risk?


Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women (except for skin cancers). One in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime with an estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer...
25-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer: Risk, Screening and Signs


October is a month that is known for pumpkin picking, hayrides and beautiful fall foliage. The month is also synonymous with breast cancer awareness and features walks, fundraisers and nationwide comradery to raise awareness, as well as funds, to...
23-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Is Exercise Medicine?


You have probably heard that exercise is good for your health, but did you know that it can actually help to heal your body? Understanding the value of exercise is more important than ever since our nation is in the midst of an “inactivity...
23-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Stark Reminder of the Dangers of Drowsy Driving — Expert Available


12-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Diabetes Care at School: Preparation is Key


Getting ready to send your child off to school for the first time or preparing an older child to go back to school can be a daunting task, especially if your child has diabetes.
28-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Beating Seasonal Allergies


After a seemingly never-ending winter, temperatures have finally warmed and spring is in the air — literally. In fact, people with spring allergies are most likely already experiencing sneezing, watery eyes and fatigue because of tree pollen.
1-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Curb Overuse of Antibiotics to Reduce Drug-Resistant Superbug - Expert Available


27-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Losing Sleep Over Daylight Saving Time?


This month, you may find you feel a little more tired than usual as you adjust to the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins at 2 a.m on Sunday, March 8.
23-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

Female Cardiologist Available to Discuss Heart Disease and Women


4-Feb-2015 2:35 PM EST

Take Care, Take Heart


February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to be reminded to take care of your heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. The good news: heart disease is largely preventable and controllable.
2-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Getting Your Children Ready to Go Back to School? Be Sure to Make Sleep a Priority


As you prepare your children for the start of a new school year, make sure you put “get enough sleep” on their back-to-school lists.
20-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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