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Apr 21, 2017
Every day, patients visit Long Island hospitals to seek urgent heart treatments. Most of these disruptive and risky emergencies could be prevented. The New York Times reports that less than three out of 100 Americans eat nutritious diets, maintain safe fat levels, exercise regularly and forgo cigarettes.
Apr 10, 2017
Multivitamins are important to make sure people obtain the necessary minerals their bodies need. Ideally, everyone would be able to obtain the proper minerals and nutrients from their food. However, everyone's diet is different and not everyone is able to obtain everything their bodies need to function from their diet. When taken correctly, a multivitamin will ensure a person's diet is properly supplemented.
Mar 22, 2017
Cancer is one of the most prevalent (and deadly) diseases that continues to plague people today. According to the American Cancer Society, there will be more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2017, and over 600,000 people will likely die from the disease.
Mar 15, 2017
Everyone knows exercise and physical activity are good for your heart. But how much do you really have to exercise to reap those heart-healthy benefits? Does having a healthy heart mean you need to commit to hours of grueling cardio workouts every day? Or can you still improve your heart health - and even prevent heart disease - with a moderate amount of activity?
Mar 14, 2017
Medical treatments and surgeries can be categorized into inpatient and outpatient procedures. For patients, it’s important to understand the difference between these two types of care, because they impact the length of a patient’s stay in a medical facility and the cost of a procedure.
Mar 8, 2017
Dieting and losing weight is often a struggle for most people. There’s a lot of specific diet plans that just don’t work for many. And if they do work, it’s just a temporary fix. Gastric bypass is one of the best options for long term weight loss.
Mar 8, 2017
Eating a heart-healthy diet can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, which is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. While there are many ways to measure how healthy a diet is, one of the simplest is to just ask a few basic questions about your eating habits. If you aren’t sure whether your diet is heart-healthy, ask yourself the following questions.
Mar 1, 2017
The common cold and the flu are both viruses that affect a person’s respiratory system, and they cause some of the same symptoms. There are, however, differences among their symptoms that medical professionals often use to determine whether a patient has a cold or the flu. Here are some differences between the symptoms caused by the common cold and the flu.
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.
Feb 15, 2017
Heart disease is a scary concept. According to, 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.