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Spring is near! Do you suffer from allergies?

          Monica Francis, PA Runny nose. Itchy watery eyes. Sneezing, sneezing, and more sneezing. It doesn’t have to be this way though. There are ways to manage the health of yourself and your family for allergy season. Common seasonal allergies are the body’s allergic response to an outside allergen. Grass, pollen and mold [...]

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A Balanced Bite for Spring

Registered Dietician Barbara Moschitta, MPS, RD, CDN  Spring is less than two weeks away, so get your kitchen ready with some healthy, vibrant meal ideas!   Grilled Salmon Fillets, Asparagus and Onions           Nutrients per Serving: 255 Calories 8g Total Fat 1g Saturated Fat 35g Protein 8g Carbohydrates 86mg Cholesterol 2g [...]

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Advocacy Day 2017

Advocacy is an activity by an individual or group which aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. Grassroots Advocacy brings arguments for or against a specific issue directly to legislators and government officials. Government officials gain a deeper understanding of how issues affect the people of their district/state. An opportunity [...]

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Anxiety

Yong-Suk Zarski, PNP, DNP What are Anxiety Disorders? Anxiety is a normal emotion and is essential to our existence.  Everybody becomes anxious when they face difficulties or problems.  Commonly, anxiety is provoked when we feel something threatens our existence, security and self-identity. Examples include separation from our loved ones, fear of disapproval or humiliation, emotional [...]

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How does stress affect your body?

We have all felt the impact of stress on our body one time or another whether we realized it or not. The Oxford dictionary defines “stress” as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. Below you will find a few examples of ways stress impacts your body. [...]

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Heart Disease Awareness

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. About 610,000 Americans die from heart disease each year—that’s 1 in every 4 deaths. High blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol, and smoking are key heart disease risk factors for heart disease. About half of Americans (49%) have at least one of these three risk factors. If you have a medical condition like diabetes or [...]

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Dental Hygiene for Children

              Alban Burke, DDS, FACD Every February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and time to remind everyone of the importance of dental care for our kids. Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention almost 20% of children between 2 and 19 have [...]

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Teen Dating Violence

Andrea Giovinazzo, FNP-C Everyone deserves to be in a healthy and safe relationship. Unfortunately, as teens form their first romantic relationships, they often are unclear about what constitutes a healthy relationship.  Communication is key to exercising mutual respect, establishing healthy boundaries and understanding each other’s needs. At times , physical, verbal and/or emotional abuse erodes [...]

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Staying Active at Work

There are over 100 million desk job workers in the United States. On average, these individuals work eight hours a day, five days a week for approximately 48 weeks in a year. Out of that time, five hours a day is spent sitting at your desk adding up to 1,200 hours a year. 1,200 hours [...]

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Substance Use Disorder

Judith Branche, MD National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is a health observance week for teens that aims to shatter the myths about drug and alcohol use. This year, we recognize this observance from Monday, January 23rd through Sunday, January 29th. Dr. Judith Branche, MD of Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s Center for Recovery is Board Certified [...]

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  • Providers involved include:

    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

    OPTOMETRY
    Neha Dada, O.D.

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