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Targeted Cancer Therapy for CML

By |2020-01-07T09:17:07-05:00January 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 |2018-12-20T14:13:41-05:00December 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 |2018-08-23T13:59:09-05:00January 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 [...]