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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

  May is Mental Health Awareness Month…for over 65 years, MHA and affiliates across the country have led the observance of Mental Health Month to raise awareness about mental health and mental illness. Addressing mental health before Stage 4—this year’s theme for the month—calls attention to the importance addressing mental health symptoms early, identifying potential […]

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Why do Seasonal Allergies Make You Miserable?? Get Some Relief Here!!

I’m not sure about all of our patients and friends out there, but I know this time of year makes my family and I sneezing, coughing, itching messes!! Ever wonder why seasonal allergies make you so miserable?? Check out this video and stop by Medicenter of Edison for some help relieving your symptoms!! What are […]

What You Should Know for the 2014-2015 Influenza Season…It’s Not Too Late!

Here are the answers to some common questions regarding the flu and flu vaccine for the 2014-2015 Flu Season from the Centers for Disease Control. For more answers to your questions, please visit the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2014-2015.htm . What sort of flu season is expected this year? It’s not possible to predict what this […]

Yoga for Everyone with Jane Caulfield

Do you feel that you have to be flexible to do Yoga? Flexibility is a product of Yoga, not a prerequisite. * If your job is stressful, you will learn to relax. * If you sit at a desk or computer…you will learn how to release and eventually eliminate tension in your neck, shoulders and […]

What is an Urgent Care Center?

WHEN TO GO When you have more serious ailments which you would typically go to your primary care doctor, such as diarrhea, mild asthma, a migraine, a possible broken bone, or a cut you think might need stitches, or you feel generally unwell and are running a fever. WHAT TO EXPECT Urgent care walk-in medical […]

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It’s Summer! Don’t Forget to Protect Your Skin…

Skin Cancer…What Can You Do to Reduce Your Risk? Protection from ultraviolet (UV) radiation is important all year round, not just during the summer or at the beach. UV rays from the sun can reach you on cloudy and hazy days, as well as bright and sunny days. UV rays also reflect off of surfaces […]

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month!

    Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” It’s a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and a perfect time to educate your patients, family, friends, co-workers and others about these diseases.  It’s easy for you to celebrate with us! […]

Happy Nurses Week!

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually. And as of 2003, National School Nurse Day is celebrated […]

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Exercising Outdoors with Allergies

Workouts are supposed to be good for your health. But if you’re exercising outside when pollen levels are high, your allergy symptoms can make you feel worse than ever. It’s impossible to pollen-proof outdoor workouts, but here are some strategies that can help: Know when allergy season starts in your area and plan ahead. Different pollens […]

All About Allergies

Do you frequently experience symptoms such as a runny or stuffed up nose, a scratchy throat and itching watering eyes? You may have allergic rhinitis. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology estimates that up to 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children in the United States have symptoms caused by the […]