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Heart Health: Beyond Diet & Exercise
Follow these tips to keep your heart pumping strong.
Rich & Healthy Gingerbread Hot Chocolate
Traditional hot chocolate is high in sugar, so we wanted to share a healthier – but equally delicious – version of this holiday favorite.
Sharing Space Without Sharing Germs: Tips for Staying Healthy if Someone Around You Has the Flu
Follow these 7 simple tips for staying healthy when someone you live with has the flu.
In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, we’re going over the common types of diabetes—the causes, the symptoms, and the treatments.
Common Flu Myths...Busted
Misconceptions about the flu and flu vaccine are very common. And misinformation can keep you from doing exactly what protects you from getting the flu.
Burn-out: A New Kind of Stress
The symptoms of burn-out often overlap with symptoms of typical job-related stress, which can make it difficult to determine which one you’re dealing with, but, understanding the differences between these conditions can help you decide what you need to do for relief.
Raising Breast Cancer Awareness
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we're sharing some important facts about screening and prevention with help from one of our Physician Assistants.
Vaping Health Emergency: What to look for, and what to do
AdvantageCare Physicians wants to ensure that you understand the dangers vaping presents, can identify the signs of vaping-related illness, and know what to do if the use of vaping products causes a health emergency.
Are You Ready for the Flu?
Flu season is upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about when and where to get your flu shot.
Is Your Child Ready to Go Back to School?
Getting ready for the new school year goes beyond new clothes and books—your child also requires a healthy diet and sleep routine, the right backpack, and regular check-ups for their mental and physical health.
Flu Season is Just Around the Corner
Summer is winding down and a new school year is just around the corner, but school isn’t the only thing you need to prepare for…flu season is upon us.
How to Stay Active When It's Too Hot to Go Outside
With summer in full effect, it’s important that you take the time to reeducate yourself about the dangers of working out in high-intensity heat.
Self-Care is Part of Health Care
Self-care is about making time for your physical and mental health.
Expanding Care in the Staten Island Community
By Dr. Frank Acerra, Medical Director
Dr. Frank Acerra, Medical Director of the new AdvantageCare Physicians office at the Staten Island Mall, talks about his roots in the Staten Island community and bringing whole-you care to fellow residents.
Smoking Cessation: The Facts About Quitting
When you stop smoking, you make a commitment to be healthier and live better.
Drink Up: All About Dehydration
Every cell in your body needs water to function properly, which is why it’s so important to stay hydrated.
Too Hot to Handle: Watch out for Heat-related Illnesses
The best way to prevent heat-related illnesses is to learn what causes them and take steps to cool off if you start to overheat. Here’s what you need to know:
Overcoming the Dangers of the Summer Sun: Melanoma and Skin Health
When the sun finally comes out after a long winter, no doubt you’re ready to run outside and enjoy its warmth. But while you’re having fun, don’t forget that summer sun can be unforgiving unless you take the proper precautions.
What Does Depression Look Like in Men?
Did you know that the signs, symptoms, and even the coping methods of depression can differ in men and women? This Men's Health Month, we're sharing some of the most common signs of depression in males.
Health Screenings Every Man Should Get, Every Year
This Men’s Health Month, we’re reminding you to make your well-being a priority and get these essential screenings regularly.
Focus on Family Fitness
Celebrate Family Fitness Day on June 8th by getting active as a family!
Women's Health and Preventative Care
It’s easy to prioritize your well-being during Women’s Health Month, but the conversation around staying healthy shouldn’t end when May does.
Less Pain, More Gain: Help Your Young Athlete Avoid Sports Injuries
Parents know their children can reap many benefits from participating in youth sports, however, they can be at risk for injury. Learn three strategies to keep your child injury-free.
Traveling Abroad? Plan Ahead for Travel Vaccines
Traveling abroad can be an enriching and fun experience, however, it can also pose different health risks. Here's what you need to know about travel vaccines.
The Facts About Alcohol Addiction
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and we break down the facts about alcohol addiction and its warning signs.
Measles Outbreak: What You Should Know and Do
Measles is a highly contagious viral infection and is currently on the rise, with some of the worst outbreaks in New York. Here's what you need to know and do.