Month: January 2015

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Let’s take a moment to talk about cervical cancer and steps you can take to prevent it. Cervical cancer is the third most common gynecological cancer in the U.S. The cervix is part of a woman’s uterus. It is located […]

Choose Healthy Snacks for a Healthier Weight

Feeling hungry in the afternoon? Don’t fight the craving! You don’t have to feel guilty about eating afternoon snacks. Snacking in between meals not only prevents you from overeating, but is also a great way to get an extra serving […]

New BMI Cut Points to Identify At-Risk Asian Americans for Type 2 Diabetes Screening

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently announced their recommendation to screen Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes starting at a lower weight. We talked to our section chief of internal medicine, Dr. Ady Oster, to see what this means for […]

CDC Reports a Dangerous Flu Season. Protect Yourself.

Communities across the country have been hit with a strong and dangerous flu season. The CDC and NY State Department of Health are reporting that many more people have been to the doctor, ER or hospital this season for flu […]