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Moderation Is Still Key When Your Health, Alcohol Are Involved

For instance we know that alcohol use, especially heavy use, can increase the risk of colorectal and oral cancers, ulcers, osteoporosis and high blood pressure.


Make Sure It’s Safe To Go Back In The Water

We gravitate to the ocean, lakes, and swimming pools whenever we can—especially in the middle of the hot summer.


The Benefits Of Apples

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.


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CAT Scans: Less Is More

CAT scans have revolutionized medical care.



Living With Rosacea

You may not know what rosacea is, but you will recognize the symptoms.


Headaches: Sinus Vs. Migraine

There are many causes for headaches, but there is no doubt that sinus headaches are one of the most common causes.


Something’s Fishy With This Arthritis Treatment

Could your diet have an impact on rheumatoid arthritis?


Who Doctors The Doctors?

Most of us, as physicians, try to be superhuman.


Learning About Health From Other Cultures

We can learn about health by watching populations around the world.


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Keep Healthy Choices On The Table This July 4th

Just about all of us love the Fourth of July picnic.


Staying Safe With Fireworks

Over the years, warnings about fireworks and firework injuries have been the subject of Independence Day reports, and for good reason.


Study Finds Napping Is Lowering Risk Of Fatal Heart Problems

That mid-afternoon nap could be good for your health.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/30/2017

System Helps You Find Answers When Diagnosed With Serious Illnesses

A patient can call the navigator and ask for help, guidance about leading medical centers, new treatments, even insurance and social issues.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/29/2017

Dealing With The Effects Of Psychological Abuse

We know that the impact of physical spousal abuse or physical bullying in children can be great.


Benefits Of Living Less Stressfully

When you visit the doctor, the time you spend is probably focused on ways to lose weight, quit smoking, or adjust medications.


Obesity A Globally Growing Concern

We think of obesity as a problem isolated to our affluent culture here in the United States.


Increased Risk Of Hypertension Linked To Sleep Apnea

One of the biggest advances in health care over the past 15 years is the realization that obstructive sleep apnea can increase the risk of hypertension.


Using Fiber To Fight Degenerative Joint Disease

Degenerative Joint Disease, or DJD, is a major source of knee pain and it comes from years of wear and tear.


The Importance Of Continued Mental Health Care

The healthcare system in the United States is stressed, but the area that faces the most financial pressure may very well be the area of mental health.


A New Ally In Bacterial Resistance

Bacterial resistance is a major problem in the United States.


New Study Looks At Weight Gain In Pregnancies

It is a well known fact that during pregnancy, too much weight gain, or too little weight gain, are often associated with medical issues in the baby once the child is born.


The Link Between Cirrhosis And Strokes

We know that alcohol abuse can have a major impact on a person’s health, and the organ that can get impacted the most is the liver.


More Dementia Patients Being Treated At Home

There is no doubt that the incidence of dementia is on the rise in this country.


Being Heavier Could Be Costing You More In Medical Care

We are a nation fighting an obesity epidemic with numbers skyrocketing.


Slowing Down This Summer Could Be Better For Your Health

For many of us this time of the year means graduation, wedding, and your kids are involved in all kinds of sports that require parents involvement.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/07/2017

Palliative Care Could Be Less Aggressive Option

Family doctors and emergency department physicians are being asked to deal with major medical issues associated with care.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/06/2017

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Handling Meniscus Tears At Different Ages

Tears to the meniscus of the knee can be career-threatening for young athletes.



Avoiding Sepsis In Hospitals

Sepsis is a major cause of death in patients.


New Ways To Help Quit Smoking

I have spent my career trying to help people quit smoking cigarettes.


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Older Adults Report Difficulty With Walking

The numbers are somewhat startling: one in four older adults report having difficulty walking.


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