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MRSA – No Joking Matter

What’s the deal with MRSA? I hear Jerry Seinfeld in my head doing stand up comedy and making light of the acronym. So what is the big deal, and why …

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Knowing When to Say When….and Why!

Like all doctors, we find ourselves on the receiving end of many questions but it is often the ones that aren’t asked that can be the most important.  For example, …

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Foot Care When the Temperature Drops

This week saw Long Island and the New York Metro area get hit with our first blast of truly arctic temperatures.  After getting through last winters regular visits from the …

The Splinter & The Cruise Ship

A lesson from Androcles did not spare a life but it did save a vacation. In Aesop’s Fable “The Lion and the Shepherd” (also known as Androcles and the Lion), …

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Controlling Gout During the Holidays

This time of year there are parties galore with temptations everywhere you turn! From rich desserts to sweet (and spiked) beverages, to savory appetizers and deluxe dinner spreads, it’s easy …

Tips for Choosing Diabetic Shoes

This time of year, you can’t help but be on your feet a lot! From holiday shopping and party going, to cooking up a feast and visiting loved ones, it …

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Don’t Let Leg Cramps Cramp Your Style

With a New York winter on the way, many people are starting to flock to their neighborhood fitness centers and gyms in hopes of keeping up their exercise routines through …

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Beware of Bare Feet with Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Are you making sure you are doing everything you can to prevent complications? Here’s a reminder: your feet require special care when you have diabetes, …