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Checklist: Things To Do Before Your Next Check-Up

You’ve made the appointment to see your health care provider. You’ve reviewed the instructions on how to prepare for certain tests. You’ve done the usual paperwork. Done, right? Not quite. Getting check-ups is one of...

Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Vaccines are available for all of the following vaccine-preventable diseases (unless otherwise noted): • Anthrax • Cervical Cancer (Human Papillomavirus) • Diphtheria • Hepatitis A • Hepatitis B • Haemophilus influenzae type b(Hib) • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) • Influenza (Flu) • Japanese encephalitis (JE) • Lyme disease...

Young Adults: Keep Blood Pressure Low

Blood pressure is more than just a number. In younger adults, it may help determine future heart disease risk. A new, longterm study published online Jan. 26 in the Journal of the American College of...

Regular Check-Ups Are Important

It’s time to take charge of your health. Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help detect problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are...

Innovative Health Care Options

For the new year, The North Shore-LIJ Health System is offering both new programs and new centers to assist patients in various needs of care, from critical care to epilepsy seizures to programs dealing with...

Advancements In Radiology Clarify Diagnoses

Once the prospect of cancer looms in someone’s life, their first concern is to know exactly what the diagnosis is and what they need to do to start fighting it. That’s why new advancements in...
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