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How Urgent Care Is Changing Occupational Medicine

While urgent care centers may not be able to handle every aspect of occupational medicine, they are an underused resource for occupational injuries, checkups, and return-to-work clearances. Understanding the role that urgent care facilities can play in occupational medicine will make medical care easier and more affordable for employees and employers. Urgent care facilities can… View Article

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Lyme Disease and Other Tick Borne Illnesses

Ticks carry a number of diseases, most notably Lyme Disease. They can create significant health risks for humans and companion animals. What diseases can ticks transmit? Ticks can transmit a number of diseases including: Anaplasmosis Babesiosis Borrelia Miyamotoi Ehrlichiosis Lyme Disease Powassan Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiosis Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Tularemia Heartland Virus Bourbon Virus… View Article

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New Jersey Reopening as Covid-19 Metrics Drop

While it would be a mistake to suggest that the COVID-19 pandemic is over, it is fair to say that we are turning a corner on COVID-19 in New Jersey. As more and more people get vaccinated, Governor Phil Murphy will continue an accelerated opening of the state. Some businesses are expected to be opened… View Article

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Receiving My First COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

I was super excited to find out that as a member of group 1B, there were vaccines available for my priority group. Working quickly, I was able to secure an appointment for myself, my elderly mother, and a high-risk sibling. Appointment confirmations in hand, we headed out to the vaccination clinic to receive our COVID-19… View Article

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Tips For Choosing The Best Urgent Care For Kids In New Jersey

When your child is hurt or has a sickness, it does not typically happen at a convenient time. Usually, these issues are frightening to experience and happen after your doctor’s office has closed for the day. Thankfully, you can rely on emergency care services when your child needs medical assistance right away. However, with so… View Article

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COVID-19 Variant Has Been Confirmed In The U.S.

Is there a new COVID-19 variant? Yes. There are three new concerning variants that are circulating in the USA – The UK variant, the South African variant, and the Brazilian variant. Is the new COVID-19 variant in New Jersey?? Yes. The new COVID-19 variant has been found in both the United States and Canada. These… View Article

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Vaccine Myth Busters

Women Getting Vaccinated
With news of the availability of a third approved COVID-19 vaccine,  we wanted to  take the time to address some of the most common vaccine questions and myths.   Do vaccines cause autism?  Absolutely not.  There is no research linking vaccines with autism, and it is a topic  that has been studied extensively.  The single… View Article

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I’ve Been Vaccinated, Now What?

Covid-19 Vaccine
Most people are aware that vaccinations are believed to be the key to getting the COVID-19 pandemic under control.. There is confusion and questions regarding lifestyle and behavior after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. People want to know whether they still need to quarantine after they are vaccinated or if being vaccinated means they can return… View Article

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Keeping Your Heart Healthy During COVID-19

Keeping Your Heart Healthy During COVID-19
In our previous blog, we discussed the connection and impact COVID-19 has on the heart.  Now we will address common questions people are asking in regards to keeping their hearts healthy during the pandemic.   Can people with heart disease get the COVID-19 vaccine?  The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are approved for most individuals with heart… View Article

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COVID-19 and The Heart

Doctor Checking Heart Patient
What Connections Have We Found Between The Heart & COVID-19 By now, it is known that COVID-19 provides greater risk of serious illness or death to people with pre-existing conditions.  However, the more we learn about COVID-19, the more we uncover the connection between the virus and heart conditions.  What pre-existing conditions are considered high-risk… View Article

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