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21 May 2018

  Since May is National Stroke Awareness Month, we are putting the spotlight on one of our amazing patients who didn’t let his stroke keep him from getting better. Following our gut instincts can either make or break us. For our patient Kerwin, it saved his life when he suffered from a stroke 4 years ago.  Kerwin took it […]

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2 May 2018

Whether you are a student, teacher, lawyer, or a retired citizen, mental health issues have no target audience: they can affect almost anyone. Taking care of your mental health is extremely important to your overall well-being, and an even have physical ramifications if not properly addressed. Did you know that there are natural ways to […]

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8 March 2018

     There was recent buzz about the FDA approving the first ever blood test for concussions. By definition, a concussion is an injury to the brain caused by a blow to the head that can result in a temporary loss of normal brain function. This blood test claims to determine if a person suffered […]

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22 February 2018

While pregnant, it is always important to take care of your body and stay healthy for both yourself and the baby. Although some women during their pregnancy hesitate to exercise due to the fear of harming themselves or the baby, the results are actually the complete opposite! Surveys have shown that 86% of women have […]

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21 February 2018

Recently, 77-year-old entertainer Neil Diamond cancelled the rest of his tour and announced his retirement. The singer stopped touring due to an unexpected diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. The neurodegenerative disease is associated with decreased levels of the neurotransmitter Dopamine, and affects regions of the brain that control movement. This causes the muscles to shake and freeze […]

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14 February 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are upon us, and one thing we might be wondering as we watch, is how do these athletes get into such incredible shape and maintain it? It all boils down to their commitment and how they train. It’s 2018 and new ways of training and recovering have emerged, and these […]

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14 February 2018

It’s February, which does not only mean Valentine’s Day is coming up: it is officially American Heart Health Month. As we prepare to plan gifts for our loved ones, we must also take care of ourselves and give some TLC (that’s tender love and care) to our heart! It is one of the most important […]

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7 February 2018

Recently NBA’s Warrior guard Steph Curry has been cleared to make his return to the court from a sprained ankle injury has sidelined him since the beginning of December. Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries among athletes and in the general population. Curry has had a history of sprained ankles throughout his […]

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15 January 2018

Whether you have a headache, cramps, or muscle aches the first call of action is to remedy it as quick as you can by reaching towards your medicine cabinet and take a few Tylenol. Or if the pain is much more severe you’d be told to take codeine. Many people do this without even thinking. […]

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12 December 2017

When you set your mind to doing a task and you are determined, you will do whatever it takes to make it happen. This was the mindset for Lisa when she decided to run the NYC Marathon. Lisa is from Old Bridge, New Jersey and works as the director of corporate application in the technology […]

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