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Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating
Monday, October 31, 2016

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Study found it lowered blood sugar levels more than other exercise, particularly if done after dinner

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, Oct. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For people with type 2 diabetes, a short walk after eating may help lower blood sugar levels more than exercising at other times of the day, a new study shows.

A measurement of blood sugar called postprandial glycemia, which has been linked with heart disease risk, averaged 12 percent lower when study participants took a walk after eating, compared with those who exercised at other times. The largest drop in postprandial glycemia, 22 percent, was achieved by walking after dinner, the study authors found.

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WebChat | November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Monday, October 31, 2016
Live Chat with Neveen Malik, DO
Thursday | November 10 | Noon

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Kennedy – Cherry Hill Featured on CBS 3 Evening News
Friday, October 21, 2016

Read more...This year, Kennedy is a first-time sponsor of the 15th annual Lights For The Cure™ campaign, a joint effort by CBS3/CW Philly and Susan G. Komen® Philadelphia that turns skylines pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Keep Your Kids Safe this Halloween
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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MONDAY, Oct. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Halloween can be really scary for kids with asthma and allergies -- and for their parents -- unless they take precautions, an allergist advises.

"Keep certain common sense tips in mind as you prepare for the holiday," said Bryan Martin, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI).

"A little preparation can ensure your little ones don't suffer from allergic reactions or asthma attacks," Martin said in an ACAAI news release. To help parents prepare, he offered these six tips:

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Dr. Szczurek Answers Commonly Asked Questions About Breast Cancer
Friday, October 14, 2016

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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Linda Szczurek, General Surgeon at Kennedy Health Alliance, answers your commonly asked questions about breast cancer:

Q: What are the warning signs of breast cancer?

A: The most common sign of breast cancer is a palpable mass or lump in the breast. However, many breast cancers are found on a screening mammogram prior to any signs or symptoms. The following symptoms should also be checked by your doctor: nipple discharge that is not breast milk associated with breast feeding, any inversion of the nipple, a scaly red rash around the nipple, dimpling of the skin, or a new onset of swelling or pain in any part of the breast.

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