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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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Eating Raw Cookie Dough

Do you enjoying licking the spoon after mixing your cookie dough? Well, you could be eating raw eggs as part of that cookie dough mix or contaminated flour. Multiple ingredients within the dough could be contaminated by pathogens such as Salmonella and E. coli. There are a number of bacteria that would cause symptoms we consider food poisoning. But all of them cause [...]

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World AIDS Day: Uniting in the prevention of HIV

An estimated 1.5 million people are living with HIV in this region, including 140,000 newly infected in 2014. The epidemic is driven primarily by injecting drug use, although heterosexual transmission also plays an important role. World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, and show their support for people living with [...]

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Healthy Home. Healthy Diet. Healthy You.

Christine VanHoy, FNP Good individual health begins with good community health and equal access to health promoting opportunities. As a leading provider of community-based primary and preventative healthcare, Cornerstone Family Healthcare reaches beyond the walls of conventional medicine and works with community stakeholders to address some of the factors that can lead to preventable disease states [...]

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Smoking Cessation

Sneha Shrivastava, MD If you’re a smoker, quitting can be the hardest, yet single most important step you take to protect your health and the health of your loved ones. Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s Sneha Shrivastava, MD from the Internal Medicine Department talked to us about some frequently asked questions regarding smoking cessation. Can you explain [...]

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Keeping your little pumpkins safe this Halloween!

            Tracy Lucas, FNP, Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics, Cornerstone Family Healthcare   Halloween is only a few days away and everyone wants to have a safe and happy Halloween for themselves, their guests and especially their children. Using safety tips and some common sense can help you make the most of [...]

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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

    OPTOMETRY
    Neha Dada, O.D.

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