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What’s Included in Nutritional Counseling? Sep 1st, 2021

The internet makes it easy for you to get answers to almost all of your questions. However, when it comes to health and nutrition, your internet search may leave you feeling a bit overwhelmed.  Instead of finding the answers you need, you may find yourself asking: Is fruit bad for...

How Often Do I Need a Physical? Aug 1st, 2021

When you’re in good health, you may not see the need for a regular physical exam. However, getting routine physicals from your primary care provider is the best way to stay in good health.  At MS Family Medicine Health Care PC, with New York City offices in Rosedale and Garden...

Avoiding a Diabetes Diagnosis When You Have Prediabetes Jul 11th, 2021

Though a serious health condition, you can reverse prediabetes. In fact, being diagnosed with prediabetes may be the wake-up call you need to make lifestyle changes that improve your health and well-being. More importantly, your diagnosis may help you avoid developing full-fledged diabetes.  Unlike prediabetes, diabetes is a chronic and...

Get the Jump on Summer Allergies with Allergy Testing Jun 10th, 2021

Though pollen counts tend to be higher in the spring, that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear when summer hits. Allergies can strike at any time, and the summer weather brings out new allergens.  If you continue to suffer from a stuffy, runny nose well into the warm summer months,...

Even Outside, You Should Still Follow These Precautions to Avoid COVID-19 May 18th, 2021

This spring, the situation around the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change rapidly. We’re still learning more about how to treat and prevent this extremely contagious respiratory virus. Multiple safe and effective vaccines for COVID-19 protect more and more people in the United States every day from severe COVID-19, but variants...

What You Need to Know About Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine Apr 13th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic continues into 2021, but we now have safe and effective COVID-19 vaccination options. Vaccines are a strong tool in the fight against the novel coronavirus. You should plan on getting vaccinated for COVID-19 as soon as you’re eligible. People 16 and older are eligible in New York...

How to Prevent Prediabetes from Turning into Full-blown Diabetes Mar 1st, 2021

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States. In addition to the millions who live with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, Around 84 million people in the US, or more than 1 in 3 adults, have prediabetes, the precursor for Type 2 diabetes. Many...

Are You at Risk for Heart Disease? Feb 4th, 2021

What other organ impacts as many systems in your body as your heart? Your heart circulates blood containing everything from nutrients to immune system elements throughout every corner of your body. That’s why maintaining strong heart health is so essential for your ongoing physical well-being. This February, for American Heart...

The Importance of Having an Annual Physical, Even if You Feel Fine Jan 7th, 2021

Even when you don't think you need to see a doctor, wellness exams are a proactive way for you to ensure that you stay healthy by having a dedicated medical team in your corner. Getting an annual physical at MS Family Medicine Health Care PC in Rosedale, Queens, and Garden...

Our Tips for Making Healthy Eating Choices During the Holidays Dec 17th, 2020

Food and festivities seem to go hand in hand during the holidays. With parties, family gatherings, and office get-togethers, it’s easy to overindulge and possibly pack on a few extra pounds.  At MS Family Medicine Health Care PC, our entire team at our offices in Rosedale and Garden City, New...