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    • APRIL 11, 2019
    Spring Rashes: Beware!

    Spring Rashes: Beware!

    Hazel Bluestein, MD, CMO Contact Dermatitis is a common skin rash or allergic reaction caused by an individual’s exposure to certain substances. This type of rash occurs more frequently in the spring and summer, as we begin to spend more time outdoors in the…

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    • MARCH 8, 2019
    Antibiotic Use in Upper Respiratory Infections

    Antibiotic Use in Upper Respiratory Infections

    Rosalind Kaplan, MD, FACP Health care providers in the United States are working to correct a long-standing problem in caring for patients with respiratory infections, including ear infections, sinus infections, sore throats, bronchitis, and ‘the common cold.’…

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    • FEBRUARY 20, 2019
    Avoiding Winter-Related Back Pain and Injury

    Avoiding Winter-Related Back Pain and Injury

    Nicole Amell, LPN, Clinical Lead The tri-state area can be unpredictable when it comes to winter weather. Along with the risk of icy roads and walkways, common winter injuries seen at Tower Health Urgent Care include back and shoulder pain from shoveling snow….

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    • NOVEMBER 1, 2018
    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

    According to The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, “Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States.” Without treatment, it could potentially result in blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other…

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    • OCTOBER 11, 2018
    October is Fire Prevention Month!

    October is Fire Prevention Month!

    The U.S. Fire Administration reports that fires kill more than 4,000 Americans each year and approximately injure 20,000 more.  Across America, our fire departments respond to nearly 2 million fires each year. Our homes are our sanctuaries.  This month, take…

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    • OCTOBER 10, 2018
    Influenza and Prevention

    Influenza and Prevention

    Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine…

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    • OCTOBER 3, 2018
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Beyond the pink ribbons, special product fundraisers, and the pastel sea of color that marks October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month offers a reason to celebrate and to reflect. Breast Cancer Awareness Month celebrates the 3.5 million survivors of breast cancer,…

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    • OCTOBER 2, 2018
    Tower Health Announces Agreement to Acquire Premier Urgent Care

    Tower Health Announces Agreement to Acquire Premier Urgent Care

    Tower Health and Premier Urgent Care today announced that they have signed an asset purchase agreement for Tower Health to acquire Premier’s nineteen urgent care locations that will expand Tower Health’s network of urgent care facilities throughout…

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