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Exercise / Fitness Orthopedics

When to Apply Ice Versus Heat Packs

Sapna Rama, D.O., board certified in internal medicine, differentiates cold therapy from heat therapy and...

Orthopedics

Rotator Cuff Pain: How to Treat It And What Are My Treatment Options?

Learn what might be causing your rotator cuff pain and discover treatment options that may...

Cancer Care Lungs & Breathing

How to Quit Smoking and Why

According to the American Cancer Society, 142,670 Americans are expected to die of lung cancer...

Nutrition Parenting

Your Halloween Candy Questions Answered

We all know Halloween is all about the candy! While eating candy can definitely cure...


Emergency Medicine

Tips To Stay Out Of The Emergency Room this Halloween

By Natalee Ruddock- Gorousingh Halloween is that time of year when kids look forward to...

Cancer Care

Are Colonoscopies Really That Bad?

There are probably a few things you dread about hitting your middle-aged years, but getting...

Parenting Pediatrics

Unsure About Vaccines? 5 ‘Scary’ Myths Unraveled

We discuss common misbeliefs about vaccinations and provide factual evidence that helps explain myths you...

Patient Perspectives


Pregnancy, Women's Health

An Astonishing Baby Delivery

During pregnancy, Rosanna was diagnosed with a condition that can cause life-threatening bleeding. But her faith prohibits blood transfusions. Hear her remarkable story.

Meet Rosanna

Cardiac / Heart Health, Pediatrics

Treating SVT: The Kid’s Got Rhythm

Learn how pediatric cardiac specialists at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital saved baby Charles Caravella Jr. from a life-threatening heart crisis.

Meet Charles

Cardiac / Heart Health

Aortic Aneurysm: Fixing Mr. Fix-it

Amado Velez is known for fixing anything that breaks. But when an aneurysm grew dangerously large, he turned to Southern Ocean Medical Center for the fix.

Meet Amado

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