By: Keyteshia Guy, MD, Internal Medicine, CareMount Medical February 11, 2021 Amidst the pandemic, health experts remind us to maintain self-care, seek attention for health emergencies and issues, and keep up with regular health check-ups. But what do you do if you are a caregiver to an adult or child with special needs due to […]
By Leonid Frenkel, DO | Internal Medicine With the arrival of winter, so, too, comes the risk of developing frostbite. Frostbite occurs when your body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures, causing the loss of feeling and color in affected areas. Frostbite can result in serious and sometimes permanent bodily injury. Severe cases of frostbite can […]
By Caroline DeFilippo, MD MPH | Internal Medicine I hear the same story repeated every single day in my office. “I’ve been so busy taking care of my children, my aging parents, and my family, getting them scheduled with their doctors, that I hardly have time to make an appointment for myself. I feel as though […]
By Carroll Rayner, MD | Internal Medicine With so many diets to choose from, let’s talk about common sense facts and straightforward guidance on what to eat!
By John T. Raffalli, MD FACP | Internal Medicine & Infectious Disease & Neeta Chitkara, MD |Infectious Disease Each year, more and more Americans travel internationally. CareMount Medical encourages patients to be proactive and take steps to anticipate issues that may arise during a trip.
By Elliot B. Barsh, MD | Pediatrics “Where are the people?” resumed the little prince at last. “It’s a little lonely in the desert…” “It is lonely when you’re among people, too,” said the snake. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
By Lisa R. Bardack, MD | Internal Medicine For more than 100 years, healthy Americans have regularly visited their doctors for an annual physical exam, rarely questioning the value of the routine. The practice began in the early 20th century when life insurance companies began requiring checkups over the life of a policy. Doctors embraced the […]
By Nicole Park, FNP CDE CDTC | Internal Medicine More Americans are becoming physically active these days. According to a 2015 Gallup and Healthways survey, 55.5% of people indicated that they exercised frequently– a rate that has been increasing since 2008. This is great news. And yet, once someone has attained a higher level of fitness, […]
By Margaret E. Vaughan, MD FACP | Internal Medicine It’s a common misconception that vaccines are just for kids. This assumption typically develops because the bulk of immunizations against Infectious Diseases have occurred during childhood. However, the truth is that older adults – those 50 and up – need vaccinations too. They can have a weakened […]
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By Charles J. Abate, MD FCCP | Sleep Medicine, Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, & Critical Care Better Sleep Month was established by the Better Sleep Council in May of 1985 to recognize the importance of sleep in our lives. Good sleep is often an overlooked priority in our fast paced lives, but, as with healthy diet […]