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The States and COVID-19: The Highs and Lows

Although the numbers vary from day to day, certain states are doing better than others in keeping the COVID-19 count down. Is your state in one of the best 5 states or one of the worst? Here are the best and worst as of October 20, according to Becker's Hospital...

When To Get the Flu Shot in New York

When To Get the Flu Shot in New York

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu causes around 140,000 to 810,000 hospitalizations and 12,000 to 61,000 deaths every year in the United States. Getting the flu vaccine can lower your chances of getting the flu. While you can get a...

Brooklyn Pediatric Urgent Care

Brooklyn Pediatric Urgent Care

Best Pediatric Urgent Care Services in Brooklyn, NY and Queens Our office provides after hour pediatrician in Brooklyn so that your child can get the medical attention that they need, 7 days a week. Sometimes things happen. Illnesses happen even when your normal...

STD Testing in Brooklyn

STD Testing in Brooklyn

What is an STD Test? STDs are sexually transmitted diseases, transmitted from genital, anal, or oral sex. Infections can be caused by bacteria, parasites, fungi, or viruses. Usually, STDs are transmitted via physical contact or shared IV drug needles. Although very...

When Should You See a Podiatrist?

When Should You See a Podiatrist?

New York Podiatrists Foot and ankle problems can be due to chronic medical conditions including arthritis and diabetes. But even with regular activity from overuse or poorly fitting shoes you can have foot and ankle pain. Many people put off seeing the doctor about...

Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

RPM or Remote Patient Monitoring can help you or a loved one in a variety of different ways. As telehealth companies continue to innovate new and better technological solutions, even more benefits are likely to emerge in the years to come. Some benefits include:...

PEDIATRIC MULTI SYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME

PEDIATRIC MULTI SYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME

PEDIATRIC MULTI SYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME ASSOCIATED WITH COVID-19 Recently a possible link has been reported between COVID-19 and Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS) temporally associated with COVID-19. As of May 12th, 102 suspect cases of PMIS...

PULS (PROTEIN UNSTABLE LESION SIGNATURE) CARDIAC TEST

PULS (PROTEIN UNSTABLE LESION SIGNATURE) CARDIAC TEST

The PULS (Protein Unstable Lesion Signature) Cardiac Test measures key clinical risK factors including age, sex, diabetic status, and family history if heart attack as well as distinct protein biomakers. These markers are the body's immune response associated with the...

Covid-19 Antibody Tests

Covid-19 Antibody Tests

What are SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Tests? SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests provide qualitative detection of IgM and IgG antibodies against SARS- CoV-2 in individuals suspected of COVID-19. After infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus antigen stimulates the immune system to produce...

Coronavirus COVID-19 New York Updates

Coronavirus COVID-19 New York Updates

March 19, 2020 COVID-19 New York Update Governor Cuomo signed an executive order mandating businesses that rely on in-office personnel to decrease their in-office workforce by 75%. Exemptions from the order will include shipping, media, warehousing, grocery and food...

Coronavirus Myths

Coronavirus Myths

A face mask will protect you from COVID-19. They can. Certain models of professional, tight-fitting respirators can protect health care workers as they care for infected patients. But for the general public, the benefit of wearing lightweight disposable surgical masks...

Best Sinus Infection Relief and Sinusitis Treatments

Best Sinus Infection Relief and Sinusitis Treatments

  Is It a Cold or a Sinus Infection? Watery eyes, a stuffy nose, sneezing, sinus pressure. How do you know when it's a cold or a sinus infection? With a cold, you pretty much have to wait it out and treat the symptoms. With a sinus infection, you need to talk...

Best Hair Loss Treatments

Best Hair Loss Treatments

Hair loss is a common problem, affecting around 80 percent of men and 40 percent of women. This condition can make people feel uncomfortable about their appearance and can be a symptom of other health issues. In order to prevent this, and restore your confidence, you...

What Is The Best Treatment For ED?

What Is The Best Treatment For ED?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is not uncommon in men as they age, or at any time. This doesn’t mean it is inevitable, but that the risk increases with age. It is the inability to sustain an erection during sexual intercourse. There are many ways to go about treating ED,...

Top 10 Telemedicine Myths

Top 10 Telemedicine Myths

Telemedicine (also referred to as telehealth) is when medical professionals deliver clinical services through means of communication technology. There are typically three ways this is accomplished. First, a healthcare provider can share your lab reports and medical...

Getting A New York Medical Marijuana Card

Getting A New York Medical Marijuana Card

New research has shown that one of the most effective ways to treat some medical conditions might be Marijuana. This has been linked to a decrease in discomfort for people living with chronic pain. However, to be able to access these benefits, you need to be able to...

Rising Cost of Doctor’s Office Visit

Rising Cost of Doctor’s Office Visit

There has been a consistent increase in the cost of visiting a doctor since 2003. We are exploring the rising cost of doctor's office visits over the years. This includes the copay cost as well as the doctor visit cost and doctor visit cost without insurance. From...

What is Telemedicine?

What is Telemedicine?

Telemedicine Defined Telemedicine was created as a way to treat patients who were located in remote places, far away from local health facilities or in areas of with shortages of medical professionals. Today, it’s increasingly becoming a tool for convenient medical...

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