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Colorectal Cancer: Routine Colonoscopies and Early Detection Can Save Your Life

Having a colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer is not on anyone’s list of favorite activities. However, with colorectal cancer ranking as the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, undergoing the outpatient procedure as...
9-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Many Don’t Know How to Respond in a Heart Health Emergency

Would you know what to do if a man or woman at your son’s baseball game went into cardiac arrest? Would you recognize the signs if you were having a heart attack? A new survey by Valley’s cardiovascular affiliate Cleveland Clinic reveals that...
23-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Can Cancer Treatment Lead to Heart Disease?

Advances in cancer treatment have resulted in a growing number of cancer survivors. However, powerful treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation treatments and some cancer drugs are not without their risks, including the potential for serious,...
23-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Are You Considering LASIK Eye Surgery?

If you struggle with nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism, you probably wear glasses or contact lenses to help you to see. This can be frustrating, especially if you misplace your glasses or lose a contact lens. You’ve probably...
3-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Enhancing Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Using Novel Communication Technology

The Valley Hospital, an acute care, not-for-profit hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey is enhancing pre-hospital emergency care with the use of Twiage, a mobile app that lets first responders instantly communicate with the emergency room. After an...
7-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Palliative Care and Cancer Treatment

A cancer diagnosis is frightening and often impacts patients on both a physical and an emotional level. It can actually lead to symptoms such as pain, nausea, anxiety and depression. These symptoms, as well as those that are caused by the cancer...
22-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


How Can I Manage My Diabetes?

Diabetes is a medical condition in which sugar or glucose levels build up in your bloodstream. Managing diabetes is a daily challenge to keep blood sugar levels in the desired range. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if...
22-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


What Causes Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations?

Heart failure (HF) affects approximately 5.7 million adults in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If not properly managed, HF can lead to frequent hospitalizations. A heart failure hospitalization should...
10-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST 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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