Health

November 22, 2020

Understanding Diabetes: Its causes, symptoms, tests and treatment

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects more than 34 million adults in the United States, and is the seventh leading cause of death. One in five individuals are unaware they have diabetes. It is also the leading cause of kidney failure, lower limb ...

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November 22, 2020

What is Sepsis?

Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening and without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have — in your skin, lungs, ...

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November 25, 2019

COPD: What to know

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of progressive lung diseases that obstruct airflow and make it hard to breathe. More than 15.3 million people in the U.S. suffer from COPD, according to the American Lung Association. An estimated 366, 9...

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September 30, 2019

Meal Kit and Meal Delivery Service Food Safety

Pre-packaged meal kits are one of the hottest new trends to the year, boasting convenience, fresh ingredients, easy recipes and delicious meals delivered straight to your door. However, when considering purchasing pre-packaged meal kits, it’s important t...

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September 18, 2019

Help Your Child Conquer Stress

Children can become stressed just like adults. The sources can be external such as homework load, tests, problems at home or overwhelming schedule. Triggers can also be internal, such as pressures from parents or friends. Also like adults, a little stress is n...

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July 29, 2019

Breastfeeding Highs and Hurdles

Breastfeeding can be a great experience for both mom and baby, but that doesn’t mean it’s not hard work that comes with a set of big difficulties. Every mom is bombarded with articles that explain the benefits of breastfeeding and, while they are l...

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May 14, 2019

Vitamins and Minerals to Strengthen Your Hair, Skin and Nails

According to the Dietary Reference Intakes, 92 percent of the American population suffers from at least one vitamin or mineral deficiency. Have you experienced signs of vitamin deficiencies? Signs of various vitamin deficiencies may include brittle hair and na...

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March 05, 2019

Understanding Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, sometimes because the individual suffering from this disorder hides their symptoms and behaviors due to fear and shame. Unfortunately, a diagnosis typically occurs after permanent side effects have alr...

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December 19, 2018

How to Cope with Loneliness and Anxiety Around the Holidays

The holidays can be a difficult time of the year for some. Although this season brings joy to many, it can also inflict loneliness and anxiety for others. From expectations, stress and disappointment, if you are experiencing anxiety this season, you are not al...

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November 01, 2018

In the Spotlight: Pascack Valley Physical Therapy

In October, we celebrated National Physical Therapy Month, a time to recognize physical therapists and the services they provide patients. Physical therapy can help patients with regaining mobility and living pain-free after a traumatic or repetitive injury, a...

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