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Coronavirus Q & A

By |2020-03-16T13:43:36-04:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

As concerns over coronavirus rise, you may be wondering exactly what it is, how you can protect yourself and what to be on the lookout for. Robert Pedowitz, DO, from Family Practice of CentraState helps answer what we know to date: What is a novel coronavirus? A novel coronavirus [...]

Targeted Cancer Therapy for CML

By |2020-02-03T12:22:08-04:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Forty years ago, people diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia were often fighting an uphill battle that included painful, invasive treatments. Now, patients like Sal Masella can just take one pill a day to achieve—and maintain—remission. Six years ago, Sal, 46, a Monroe Township resident, began feeling discomfort when eating [...]

A Doctor Shares Her 11 Healthy Holiday Habits

By |2018-12-20T14:13:41-04:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Nancy Peters, MD The holiday season can be magical … and sometimes it can produce stress and cause us to abandon the healthy habits that we’ve maintained the rest of the year. As a doctor, I am sadly not immune to the strains of the holiday season, but [...]

Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Program at CentraState

By |2018-08-23T13:59:09-04:00January 24th, 2017|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

By Robert Pedowitz, DO Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with a staggering one in three deaths caused by heart attacks and strokes–according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As a result, the CDC in conjunction with the [...]