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Feb 28, 2017
Losing weight is a goal that many people have. However, most things you will read about losing weight will tell you all the things you cannot eat. In reality, there are many things that you should be eating that can help you on your quest towards weight loss. When you put together your eating plan, consider adding in these five nutrient-rich superfoods for weight loss.
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Feb 15, 2017
Heart disease is a scary concept. According to Cardiosmart.org, In 2008, heart disease was the cause of around 25% of deaths in the United States. While it is not always possible to avoid heart problems, if you are aware of the risk factors and are willing to make changes in your life, you may be able to prevent heart disease or lessen the symptoms. In honor of American Heart Month, spend some time learning about heart disease and your risks.
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Feb 15, 2017
Every year, more women than men die from heart disease. Yet, only one in five women believe that heart disease is their greatest health threat. It’s time for women to take more notice of this threat. Women need to recognize the risks and signs of heart disease.
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Feb 8, 2017
The old saying is “you are what you eat.” While that may or may not always be true, what is certain is that eating healthy foods keeps you healthy. Did you realize that by choosing the right foods you can help prevent vision loss or perhaps even improve your vision? We’ve put together five foods you should be eating to improve your eye health.
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Feb 7, 2017
The most important component in the fight against cancer is detecting it as early as possible. Many people, however, either delay or avoid getting screened for cancer. If you haven’t undergone the cancer screenings recommended for your age and gender, let us at Peconic Bay Medical Center help you get the tests you need.
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Feb 1, 2017
So, you have been diagnosed, or you are concerned about Age Related Macular Degeneration. There is a ton of information online, but how do you know what you can trust? As always, you should direct any serious questions about your eyes to a professional. Contact Peconic Bay Medical Center to chat with a doctor and alleviate your concern.
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Jan 25, 2017
Plantar warts (aka flat warts) are hard skin growths that occur on the bottom of the foot. These non-cancerous growths are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Although there are many different varieties of HPV, not all varieties cause warts on the feet. Once you contract these warts, getting rid of them can be a battle. Therefore, knowing how to avoid the virus altogether is your best bet.
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Jan 10, 2017
The fad diets of the good ol' days are a thing of the past, and for good reason! Today's healthy eating advice offers choices that are truly delicious, easy-to-follow, and, with a little commitment, can actually help improve your overall physical health. Read on for 9 quick tips on healthy eating, and then, if you feel super inspired, contact our team at Peconic Bay Medical Center and talk over your new healthy eating plan with a physician.
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Dec 21, 2016
According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 39.6 percent of people will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. The percentage is even greater among high-risk groups, such as people who have a family history of cancer. You don’t have to wait for cancer to attack, you can take action now.
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Dec 7, 2016
Whether you have to choose a skilled nursing facility for an elderly relative quickly or through long-term planning, it can be a tough decision. You want to ensure that your loved one is in a facility that offers the right type of clinical and personal care along with compassionate care. Here are some tips on how to do it.
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