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  • Heart Healthy Eating According To Phelps

    Heart Healthy Eating According To Phelps

    Hearts aren’t on everyone’s mind this month just because of Valentine’s Day; February is also American Heart Month. This month raises awareness regarding heart health with the goal of preventing heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. One of the major ways to prevent heart disease is adopting a heart healthy way of eating. This includes ...

  • Are You Ready To Be Heart-Healthy?

    Are You Ready To Be Heart-Healthy?

    It’s always a great time to create a new and improved, healthier version of you. A good way to start a healthier lifestyle is to think about ways you can lower your risk of developing heart disease.Understanding heart disease risk factorsTraditional risks of heart disease can be categorized as non-modifiable (genetic) or modifiable. But remember, the same parents that gave you your high ...

  • Are You Ready To Consider Bariatric Surgery?

    Are You Ready To Consider Bariatric Surgery?

    The team at Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health understands that weight loss is truly a journey, and that it can sometimes be a long and stressful one. We are committed to supporting you and helping you make the best choices along the way. Your doctor can help you determine whether weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, might be right for you. The goals of bariatric surgery ...

  • Heart Health At Every Age: Your Decade-By-Decade Guide To A Healthy Heart

    Heart Health At Every Age: Your Decade-By-Decade Guide To A Healthy Heart

    The statistics are staggering: More than 2,000 people die of heart disease in this country every day. That’s an average of one death every 40 seconds. And while the risk of heart disease increases with age, it’s never too early to get into healthy habits that help protect this essential organ. In fact, the younger you start, the better off you’ll be. “Atherosclerosis, which is a ...

  • HPV: Dispelling The Top Five Myths

    HPV: Dispelling The Top Five Myths

    HPV — Human papillomavirus — is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, affecting 80 million — about one in four — Americans, most in their late teens and early 20s. About 14 million people become newly infected each year. In most cases, HPV goes away without medical treatment and does not cause any health problems. But some types can cause health problems ...

  • Yes, You Should Get A Flu Shot This Year

    Yes, You Should Get A Flu Shot This Year

    As a pediatric infectious disease specialist, this time of year—flu season—is one of my busiest. I’ve heard just about every myth there is out there about influenza and the flu vaccine. Here are a few things I wish everyone knew about the flu.1. The flu shot isn’t 100 percent effective—but it doesn’t need to be.You may have heard people say, “I’m not getting the flu vaccine, it doesn’t ...

  • Phelps Takes A Multidisciplinary Approach To Treating Mental Health

    Phelps Takes A Multidisciplinary Approach To Treating Mental Health

    What is anxiety?Anxiety is the anticipation of a future concern. Anxiety can cause people to avoid stressful situations and can affect one’s school or work performance and personal relationships. Muscle tension and avoidance behavior are often indicators of anxiety.Biological factors and life experiences can contribute to mental health problems and can hinder one’s ability to complete ...

  • Phelps Offers Caregiver And Patient Services For Those With Alzheimer’s Disease

    Phelps Offers Caregiver And Patient Services For Those With Alzheimer’s Disease

    Understanding Alzheimer’sAlzheimer’s is a progressive memory loss disease that affects a person’s ability to learn, reason, make judgments, communicate, and perform daily functions. It’s difficult watching those we care for struggle to perform daily activities. At Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health, we’re here to provide support for those with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and loved ...

  • Get The Facts About Vaping

    Get The Facts About Vaping

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 1,600 cases of lung injury associated with use of an e-cigarette or vaping product have been reported. Vaping products that contain THC (one of the active components of cannabis that affects brain activity), particularly those that have been obtained on the street, are linked to most of the outbreaks. The Food and ...

  • Phelps Spine And Back Pain Program Offers Minimally Invasive Surgery, Comprehensive Spine Care

    Phelps Spine And Back Pain Program Offers Minimally Invasive Surgery, Comprehensive Spine Care

    Your spine is an essential part of your body, constantly working while you stand, sit, and sleep. When you experience discomfort in your back and spine, managing that pain can be a challenge. The Spine and Back Pain Program at Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health offers a comprehensive approach, including customized treatment plans and pain management evaluations, to address your pain. Our ...

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