• 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 amputations and adult blindness. People living with diabetes are also at increased risk of heart disease and stroke.

    There are two main types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. Other types include gestational diabetes which is pregnancy induced.

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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, urinary tract or somewhere else— triggers a chain reaction throughout your body.

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  • October 30, 2020

    Colon Cancer Awareness

    Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of all cancer deaths in the U.S. Colon cancer is preventable and curable when caught early and screening saves lives every day.

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  • September 28, 2020

    Signs & Symptoms of a Stroke

    Meet Dr. Gregg Mojares, Medical Director of the emergency department at Pascack Valley Medical Center. Dr. Mojares explains how to identify the signs and symptoms of a stroke and how delaying care could cause tragic side effects.

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  • September 14, 2020

    Bariatric Seminars at Pascack Valley Medical Center

    You've tried it all, so you know that dieting and exercise often provide only temporary solutions for losing weight. Learn about options for safe, reliable weight control from a supportive team of bariatric healthcare professionals at Advanced Laparoscopic Associates who understand your struggle and will be there beside you long term.

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  • September 10, 2020

    Diabetes and the Feet

    Podiatrist Dr. Richard Goldstein discusses the importance of why taking care of your feet and attending reoccurring doctors appointments is important for individuals with diabetes.

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  • September 02, 2020

    Back to School Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Dr.Kiran Bhat, Neonatologist discusses some safety tips to keep your kids safe as they return to school during the COVID-19 pandemic

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  • July 28, 2020

    Fitness for a Healthy Heart

    Learn how fitness can benefit your heart health from the Pascack Valley Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team.

    For more information about the Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at Pascack Valley Medical Center, visit

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  • July 23, 2020

    What is an Advanced Directive? By Dr. Amy Ali

    Dr. Amy Ali, general internist with Pascack Valley Medical Group, presents on the importance of having an advanced directive.Advance Directives are legal documents that allow individuals to relay their decisions about medical care in advance.  Learn the ways to tell your wishes to family, friends, and health care professionals, to avoid uncertainty later on.

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  • July 06, 2020

    COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease

    Individuals with cardiovascular disease have a greater risk of developing complications from COVID-19. Dr. Harmony Leighton-Seiffer, DO, FACC, a cardiologist with the Pascack Valley Medical Group, shares tips for cardiovascular patients.

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