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    • JUNE 7, 2019
    Tick Tips

    Tick Tips

    Amanda Gillio DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC Summertime has fully arrived and so have the ticks! April through September is when ticks are in their most active state, but it is important to be cautious as tick exposure can occur year-round. Knowing how to protect yourself…

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    • MAY 21, 2019
    Tick Prevention

    Tick Prevention

    Nicole Amell, LPN, Clinical Lead Tick prevention doesn’t have to mean avoiding wooded or grassy areas altogether. Nicole Amell, LPN shares her advice on tick bites to help you and your family spend more time outdoors without the worry. Top Five Tick Prevention…

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    • MAY 2, 2019
    Hypertension | Understanding New Treatment Guidelines

    Hypertension | Understanding New Treatment Guidelines

    Rosalind Kaplan, MD Hypertension (high blood pressure) is one of the most common medical problems in adult patients worldwide. In the U.S., hypertension affects about 50% of people 60-69 years old and about 75% of people over 70.  Worldwide, about 40% of…

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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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