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The month of October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is an ongoing issue that thrives on the silence of those affected. This observance gives communities the chance to become aware of the lasting effects domestic violence has had on families right in our backyard. Safe Homes of Orange County hosts The [...]

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Combating Childhood Obesity

  Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s Health Education Coordinator, Annia Reyes   September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. Research shows that over the past four decades, childhood obesity has grown to epidemic proportions. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows more than 12.7 million American children and adolescents are obese or overweight. That’s roughly [...]

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Healthy Pool-Side Pasta Salad

            Cornerstone Family Healthcare Nutritionist: Barbara Moschitta MPS, RD, CDN Raw Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Pesto       Servings: 4 • Size: 1 1/4 cups • Old Pts: 3 pts • Points+: 4 pts Calories: 148 • Fat: 12 g • Carb: 9 g • Fiber: 3 g • Protein: [...]

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National Health Center Week—Celebrating America’s Health Centers

National Health Center Week has been celebrated for more than 30 years to recognize the services and contributions of Community, Migrant, Homeless and Public Housing Health Centers. While there are countless reasons to celebrate America’s Health Centers, among the most important and unique is their long success in providing access to affordable, high quality, cost [...]

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National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Monica Bernard-Thomas from Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s Women, Infants & Children Center August is National Breastfeeding Month.  During the month of August, around the world breastfeeding is celebrated and promoted.  At the Cornerstone Family Healthcare WIC Program, we also take part in the celebration by teaming up with other community agencies for our annual WIC Breastfeeding [...]

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Summer Wellness

How do you take advantage of the beautiful summer weather while also continuing or beginning a healthy and fit lifestyle? Check out the tips below to find out! These activities and ideas are great for the whole family. Choose water workouts and make a splash as you get fit and strong. Add color, variety, and [...]

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Hepatitis—An Overview

        Koreen Thomas, FNP According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, viral hepatitis caused 1.34 million deaths in 2015, a number comparable to deaths caused by tuberculosis and HIV combined. While deaths from tuberculosis and HIV have been declining, deaths from hepatitis are increasing. The World Health Organization (WHO) data [...]

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What is Dry Drowning and Secondary Drowning?

The idea that your child could “drown” on dry land is admittedly terrifying, and makes many parents feel helpless. But these rare incidents can be prevented. Get the facts you need to help keep your kids as safe as possible in and out of the water. The terms “dry drowning” and “secondary drowning” (also called submersion injuries) [...]

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Healthy Beginnings: Giving your baby the best start

        Marian Seliquini, CM, LM, MS The childbearing year is an incredible journey. Pregnancy, birth, and the early days with a new baby are significant and unique events in the life of any woman. This is a time full of huge physical, emotional, and psychological changes. Standard prenatal care appointments address important [...]

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Men’s Health Month

        Allan M. Fernandez, MD, Cornerstone Family Healthcare It’s that time again where we celebrate men’s health for the month of June. There are many conditions we can discuss that would pertain to men’s health such as the prostate, cardiovascular health, diabetes, adequate sleep, smoking and drinking, etc. However, the most important [...]

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    URGENT CARE
    Monica Francis, PA

    PEDIATRICS
    Avi Silber, MD, FAAP
    Tracy Lucas, FNP
    Adeola Ayodeji, MD, FAAP

    INTERNAL MEDICINE
    Chanchal Singh, MD
    Sneha Shrivastava, MD
    Penelope Guccione, FNP

    WOMEN’S HEALTH
    Julie A. O’Connor, CM, LM, MS
    Marian Seliquini, CM, LM, MS

    FAMILY MEDICINE
    Koreen E. Thomas, FNP
    Andrea Giovinazzo, FNP-C

    URGENT CARE
    Kate Michalak L.Ac., RPAC

    DENTAL
    Alban Burke, DDS

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    Neha Dada, O.D.

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