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Internal Medicine Division
02
Mar

Coronavirus: No Time To Panic

COVID-19 is a new coronavirus, which first appeared in the Wuhan province in China.  It is actually part of the same family of viruses at as those which cause the common cold.  It is similar to the virus which caused SARS in China and MERS in the Middle East, and is thought to have been...
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02
Mar

Premier Medical Group Welcomes Dr. Kathleen Mantaro

Dr. Kathleen Mantaro specializes in Internal Medicine and will be seeing patients at Premier’s Fishkill – Internal Medicine office. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and has been practicing in the Hudson Valley for over 25 years.  She studied medicine at Albany Medical College and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Danbury Hospital in...
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03
Feb

Life’s Simple 7 for Heart Health

Do you know there are seven easy ways to help control your risk for heart disease? Manage your heart risk by understanding “Life’s Simple 7.” 1. Get active Daily physical activity increases your length and quality of life. If you get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity each day (like brisk walking), five...
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29
Jan

A Parent’s Guide to the Vaping Crisis

By a few measures, the recent vaping crisis is unique among other US epidemics. Not the least of these metrics is how quickly the crisis – characterized by widespread lung injuries that likely stem from the use of e-cigarettes – affected young Americans. This is summarized in a statement by the US Department of Health...
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22
Jan

Why Am I So Tired?!

Fatigue is one of the most common complaints that people bring to their Primary Care provider. If you are fatigued, let your provider know, because not all fatigue is created equal. In winter, many adults and young adults experience fatigue. Long hours of darkness, poor weather, and lack of sunlight, can all affect our diurnal...
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20
Jan

Here’s How to Keep Your New Year Resolution

By one estimate, 44 percent of Americans make a New Year’s resolution. That’s the good news. However, not everyone succeeds in meeting their goal. In fact, by February a whopping 80 percent of resolutions will fail. Is this your experience? Have you managed to stick by your 2020 resolution? We want you to succeed because...
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