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100 Pounds Lighter and Counting: Jackson Woman Teams Up with Her Doctors to Regain Her Health

By |2021-04-13T13:03:32-04:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Restaurant professional Sarah Jablonski was only 20 years old when she was diagnosed with prediabetes and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). After years of struggling with her weight and trying a variety of diet and exercise plans, her board-certified family medicine physician, Marc Feingold, MD, suggested she consider bariatric surgery. [...]

It’s Fine to Not be FINE

By |2021-07-21T16:23:20-04:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

When was the last time you told someone you were “fine,” and you weren’t? We’re conditioned to say we’re fine, but it’s important to admit when we're not and address the issues that are causing us stress. Otherwise, the real meaning behind “FINE” becomes Feelings Inside Not Expressed. Our [...]

We Quit Smoking Together!

By |2021-04-13T13:01:27-04:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

When many turned to unhealthy behaviors to deal with stress this spring, Bill Cummings and Corinne Guidone took advantage of CentraState’s virtual Smoking Cessation program and quit smoking. Although the brother and sister tried to quit more times than they could count, they wanted to finally kick the habit [...]

Could You Have Prediabetes?

By |2021-04-13T12:59:34-04:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

When it comes to fighting diabetes, knowledge is the best medicine. That’s because more than 84 percent of people at risk of developing diabetes, a condition known as prediabetes, don’t even know it. With knowledge comes the power to prevent the illness that can lead to serious health consequences [...]

The Prime of Your Life: Our Health Coaches Can Help Get You There

By |2021-04-13T12:53:44-04:00October 10th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Wouldn’t it be great to wake up every day feeling healthy, strong, resilient and ready for whatever comes next? You can with Prime Time Health—CentraState’s virtual health & wellness membership program. Prime Time Health offers an amazing array of interactive, on-demand classes to help you create healthier habits, change your [...]

COLD vs. FLU vs. COVID-19: What’s the Difference?

By |2020-10-16T08:47:05-04:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

With the dropping temperatures and changing leaves signaling the arrival of fall, our community is gearing up for cold and flu season—while taking continued COVID-19 precautions. “Many viruses are present year-round, but seem more prevalent in the colder months for a variety of reasons,” says Philip Angello, MD, board-certified [...]

Recovering From Home: A Pulmonologist’s Experience with COVID-19

By |2021-04-13T12:48:31-04:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus|Tags: , , |

Physicians, nurses, and other team members on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis experienced a wide range of emotions during the experience, which seemed surreal for many – especially for caregivers who themselves became infected with the virus. With an early cluster of cases at CentraState, physician leaders [...]


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