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Finding Hope Through Health Education

Annia Reyes, Health Education Coordinator Imagine you are an individual who lives without a car in an area with limited public transportation and work a minimum wage job that does not offer health insurance benefits. After 10 years of not going to see a doctor because it was not in the budget, you go to [...]

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Sound the Alarm: National Diabetes Alert Day

Held March 28, 2017, American Diabetes Association Alert Day is a day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in American adults. An estimated 86 million Americans have prediabetes, and 90 percent of them don’t know they have it. Prediabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes and its many serious complications. [...]

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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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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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    Monica Francis, PA

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    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
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    Alban Burke, DDS

    Neha Dada, O.D.

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