Health News
What You Need to Know About Low T
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Read more...It is impossible to watch a sporting event on television or listen to an hour of sports talk on the radio now without seeing or hearing an advertisement for testosterone replacement. The ads are certainly appealing. Lose weight, improve energy, melt belly fat, improve sexual function, improve mood … sounds like a wonder drug. It would seem that most, if not all, men would find some value in “boosting” their testosterone levels.

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Patriotic Berries and Cream
Monday, July 01, 2013
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Having a cookout this 4th of July weekend? Try this quick and easy to make recipe, that will be a hit with your guests and your diet!  
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Summer Fun and Water Safety
Monday, July 01, 2013

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Summer officially began on June 20th, and in South Jersey that means one thing: head for the water! Whether you choose to relax by the pool, on the sand or in a boat, water safety should always be a consideration. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), drowning is the sixth leading cause of unintentional injury death for people of all ages, and the second leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 14. Here are some tips from your family doctor to help keep you and your loved ones safe this summer.

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Hormonal Headaches
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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Migraines headaches are an episodic, often debilitating condition most frequently suffered by women. Unlike other chronic pain conditions, migraines are most prevalent during years of peak productivity, when many women are juggling family responsibilities and their careers. Three times as many women suffer with migraines than men; statistics show that 43 percent of American women will suffer from a migraine headache during their lifetime. About 4% of American children experience migraine headaches, with boys and girls affected equally.  During puberty, however, girls begin experiencing migraines much more frequently than do boys, largely due to hormonal fluctuations.  The good news is that headaches usually improve or disappear after menopause; the bad news is that they often worsen during the peri-menopausal years, requiring treatment for improved quality-of-life.

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I Got a Tick Bite!
Thursday, June 13, 2013

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I got Roy’s phone call late in the afternoon, and I could hear the urgency in his voice.  Roy is an old Yankee who cuts and stacks five cords of wood every fall to use in heating his house in the winter.  He’s not easily scared, but the thought of a tick bite and getting Lyme disease had him concerned. He came to my office with two huge ticks one on each thigh, which were the size of a dime. Roy admitted that they had been there a few weeks! He thought that they were just a rash, until he saw them moving.

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