Healthy Reasons

Dr. Noble Jacob
If you haven’t scheduled a primary care visit in more than a year, now’s a good time to do so. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people delayed
Dr. David Southren
The most common symptom of a heart attack for both men and women is chest pain. But women are more likely than men to report other less obvious heart
Until recently, a heart condition called transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR) was difficult to diagnose and had no treatment. Today, cardiologists are
Dr. Naji Wajid
Cervical cancer is preventable if you take steps to keep your cervix healthy. It’s important to get HPV vaccines, go for regular gynecological exams
Murali G. Krishna COPD Treatment Advances Help People Breathe Easier
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) used to be thought of as an irreversible, progressive disease, without good treatment options.
Howard Feldfogel, DO, Director of the Department of Medicine at Montefiore Nyack Hospital
It’s not too early to get your flu shot this season. Howard Feldfogel, DO, Director of the Department of Medicine at Montefiore Nyack Hospital, says
Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment - What You Need to Know
With recent advances in breast cancer treatment, doctors are often able to reduce the amount and intensity of treatment women receive, while
Pavela Saha, MD,  nephrologist
Controlling Diabetes and High Blood Pressure are Key to Kidney HealthKeeping your diabetes and high blood pressure under control are the most
Naji Abdul Wajid, DO
At least one-quarter of pregnant women carry a common bacteria called group B strep (GBS). The bacteria is not normally dangerous to women, but it
Dr. Giacomo V. Vinces
For people with certain chronic wounds that won’t heal with standard care, a treatment called hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT, can be very

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