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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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Diabetic Friendly and Delicious Breakfast

Barbara Moschitta MPS, RD, CDN Cornerstone’s registered dietitian, Barbara Moschitta regularly works with diabetics on their diet and how they can manage their condition. Here is one example of a meal Barbara recommends that you could try this year that is delicious and also healthy!   Low Carb Frittata Ingredients: 2 tsp canola or olive [...]

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Exercise as a New Year’s Resolution

Penelope Guccione, FNP, Cornerstone Family Healthcare   Many of us set New Year’s Resolutions that involve some level of restriction and include very strict rules. Rules are a huge factor when it comes to a lifestyle change, but may only last for a short period of time. After 28 days or maybe even 3 months, [...]

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Flu Season – What You Need to Know

Yes, it’s that time again – flu season is here! Learn how you can prepare for the flu this season in the following article. What is the flu? The flu (or influenza) is an extremely contagious virus that is known for causing a respiratory illness. Typically the flu has a rapid onset and may cause [...]

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Healthy Holiday Tips

Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. The CDC offered 12 steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays. Wash hands often to help prevent the spread of germs. It’s flu season. Wash your hands with soap and clean running water for at least [...]

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Healthy Dental Habits for Children

Did you know that according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention almost 20% of children between 2 and 19 have untreated cavities and that more that 50 million school hours are lost yearly due to dental pain? Dental problems can contribute to poor eating habits due to pain, loss of sleep due to pain [...]

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    Monica Francis, PA

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

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

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

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

    Kate Michalak L.Ac., RPAC

    Alban Burke, DDS

    Neha Dada, O.D.

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