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Hold Your Breath and Spare Your Heart


“Take a deep breath and hold it.” With that simple instruction, The Department of Radiation Oncology at Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care is helping patients with breast cancer protect their heart health.
19-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Medically Managed Weight Loss: A Nonsurgical Approach to a Healthier Weight


Weight loss, as well as maintaining a healthy weight, is a challenge that can sometimes seem insurmountable. If you are struggling with your weight, you are not alone! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70.7 percent of...
28-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What is Mindfulness-Based Meditation and Why Should I Try It?


It seems like we are hearing more and more about mindfulness-based meditation and the role it plays in stress reduction. But what exactly is mindfulness-based meditation and why is the practice getting so much attention?
19-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding Strokes and TPA


A stroke is a "brain attack" and occurs when blood supply to the brain is cut off. According to Kenneth A. Levin, M.D., Medical Director, The Valley Hospital Stroke Center, “Most strokes are caused by a blood clot that has built up on the wall of...
31-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding Diabetes: Warning Signs and Risk Factors


Most of us know what we need to do to stay healthy. Eat right. Exercise. Maintain a healthy weight. But studies show we're not taking care of ourselves the way we should. And this has led to an increase in people who live with diabetes. According to...
31-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stay Sun Smart This Summer!


Did you know that skin cancer is highly preventable? Because May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we want to highlight the fact that our lifestyle choices contribute greatly to our chances of getting skin cancer. The most preventable risk...
26-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Clinical Study of TAVR Procedure in Low-Risk Patients Launched


The Valley Heart and Vascular Institute has been selected as 1 of just 10 hospitals – and the only hospital in New Jersey – to participate in a nationwide study investigating a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement procedure for...
17-May-2017 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Webcam Service Enables Parents to have “Virtual Visits” with their Newborns in the NICU


Being apart from your newborn while he or she is cared for the in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) can be heart-wrenching. To make the separation a little bit easier, The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ, has introduced an innovative system...
19-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Stark Reminder of the Dangers of Drowsy Driving — Expert Available


12-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Diabetes Care at School: Preparation is Key


Getting ready to send your child off to school for the first time or preparing an older child to go back to school can be a daunting task, especially if your child has diabetes.
28-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Beating Seasonal Allergies


After a seemingly never-ending winter, temperatures have finally warmed and spring is in the air — literally. In fact, people with spring allergies are most likely already experiencing sneezing, watery eyes and fatigue because of tree pollen.
1-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Curb Overuse of Antibiotics to Reduce Drug-Resistant Superbug - Expert Available


27-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Losing Sleep Over Daylight Saving Time?


This month, you may find you feel a little more tired than usual as you adjust to the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins at 2 a.m on Sunday, March 8.
23-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

Female Cardiologist Available to Discuss Heart Disease and Women


4-Feb-2015 2:35 PM EST

Take Care, Take Heart


February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to be reminded to take care of your heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. The good news: heart disease is largely preventable and controllable.
2-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Getting Your Children Ready to Go Back to School? Be Sure to Make Sleep a Priority


As you prepare your children for the start of a new school year, make sure you put “get enough sleep” on their back-to-school lists.
20-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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