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Stay Sun Smart This Summer!

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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

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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

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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

Global Warming and Outdoor Allergies

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Global warming and climate change are in the headlines today. For allergy sufferers, the impact of warmer temperatures on their daily lives may soon become very apparent. If you think that your spring allergies have worsened, you may be right, and...
19-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From Early Signs to Treatment: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Autism

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Autism spectrum disorders are being diagnosed in ever increasing numbers. Nationally, there are about 1 in 68 children identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Autism and Developmental...
18-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

It’s Never Too Soon to Start the Conversation or Fill Out an Advance Directive

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An advance directive is a written statement of a person's wishes regarding medical treatment, often including the naming of a health care representative, made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to...
18-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Could My Excessive Sweating Be Hyperhidrosis?

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Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that is more than what is needed to regulate body temperature. About 7 million Americans suffer from hyperhidrosis, a disorder that often goes undiagnosed. Hyperhidrosis sufferers often feel a loss of control...
24-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Colon Cancer: Early Detection Can Save Your Life

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Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for men and women in the United States according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). In fact, the ACS estimates that 134,490 people in the United States were diagnosed with colorectal...
24-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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12-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Diabetes Care at School: Preparation is Key

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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

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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

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27-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Losing Sleep Over Daylight Saving Time?

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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

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4-Feb-2015 2:35 PM EST

Take Care, Take Heart

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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

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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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