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Jul 29, 2016
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, women are 100 percent more likely to seek preventive care than men. That's a significant statistic given that myriad health conditions are treatable if you seek care at a Long Island medical center early enough.
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Jul 26, 2016
When you're expecting, it's important to get regular exercise. Keeping your body healthy can reduce pregnancy-related issues like lower back pain and could shorten the amount of time you spend in labor.
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Jul 21, 2016
You're more likely to experience a tick bite during the summer months. Ticks are more active and you spend more time outdoors which increases your chances for tick bites. It's important that you take all precautions to prevent tick bites. That's because ticks carry bacteria, viruses and parasites that can cause various diseases in humans.
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Jul 18, 2016
Anyone who spends the summer months at a pool, knows the dangers of swimmer's ear. It develops when water sites in the ear for a prolonged length of time allowing bacteria to grow. The condition can be quite painful and will usually require a trip to a PBMC Health doctor for prescription ear drops.
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Jul 14, 2016
Tick bites are a common problem during the summer months when people spend more time outdoors and ticks are more active. These parasitic arachnids carry a host of diseases that can be passed to humans who are bitten.
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Jul 5, 2016
There's a lot of talk about gluten these days, with gluten-free products popping up on the shelves at the grocery store. But what does it mean to have an gluten intolerance? And is it possible that you are allergic to gluten?
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Jun 20, 2016
Did you know summer colds can last up to two weeks? So, how can we avoid this and lessen our risk of catching a summer cold and flu? Peconic Bay Medical Center, one of eastern Long Island’s top hospitals, wants to share with you how to avoid colds and flu during the summer.
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Jun 15, 2016
The world of health care is complex. We encounter problems when making a first-time appointment with a primary care doctor, getting a referral to a specialist, or when having a procedure approved and scheduled takes too much time.
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Jun 7, 2016
Many patients are too afraid to have surgery that will improve their life. There's even a name for this, it is called "tomophobia." But if you suffer from tomophobia and have surgery scheduled or you want to schedule it but are too afraid, the following is evidence why PBMC is a choice you should consider.
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Jun 2, 2016
Do you know that there is a comprehensive group of surgeries designed to help you reduce weight when you have failed to drop pounds by exercise and diet or have an urgent need to lose weight for medical reasons? These surgeries all fall under the term of bariatric surgery. At Peconic Bay Medical Center, we have a program for bariatric surgery at the Richard B. Rubenstein, MD Center for Bariatric Surgery.
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