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Why experts say a good mood can lead to good health

It doesn't take a scientist to understand that laughter feels good, while anger feels awful. But it does take one to explain why some feelings can boost the immune system, while others can wear it down, damage the heart and increase the risk for dementia.
Jul 2nd, 2021

Why black cardiologists are vital – and rare

Dr. Rachel M. Bond has seen the difference black cardiologists can make. She recalls the time she volunteered to give a brief talk at a predominantly black church in Brooklyn, New York. Many of the members, she said, had untreated heart problems...
Sep 1st, 2020

Dr. Ezeugwu discusses the benefits of RPM with a student

In this Covid-19 (Coronavirus) world, Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is a very essential tool to monitor and manage patients' health! Dr. Ezeugwu has been using this tool to deliver high quality care to patients even before Covid 19.
Jun 15th, 2020

Testing for COVID-19

A guide for interpreting test results and determining what actions to take.
May 15th, 2020

The benefits of (RPM) Remote Patient Monitoring

In this Covid-19 (Coronavirus) world, Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is a very essential tool to monitor and manage patients' health! Dr. Ezeugwu has been using this tool to deliver high quality care to patients even before Covid 19.
May 5th, 2020

Checklist for Hiring an In-Home Caregiver

In such uncertain times as these when hiring a caregiver, it's important to make sure you're hiring right. Nothing is more important than the health, safety, well being and happiness of your loved one.
Apr 24th, 2020

How to Protect Yourself & Others from COVID-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus. The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing.
Apr 14th, 2020

Heart-healthy diet: 8 steps to prevent heart disease

Although you might know that eating certain foods can increase your heart disease risk, it's often tough to change your eating habits. Whether you have years of unhealthy eating under your belt or you simply want to fine-tune your diet.
Nov 15th, 2019

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024

Dr. Ezeugwu on COVID-19 and Heart Disease

In this video Dr. Ezeugwu discusses the relation between COVID-19 and heart disease. If you are feeling signs of sickness related to your heart, please seek medical attention utilizing our RPM(Remote Patient Monitoring) program.
Aug 12th, 2020
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Portfolio diet reduces risk factors for cardiovascular disease

University of Toronto researchers have found that the portfolio diet, a plant-based way of eating previously shown to lower cholesterol levels, reduces other risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides and inflammation.
Jul 29th, 2019

5 Things to Do Tonight to Lose Weight Tomorrow

The old weight loss adage that you shouldn’t eat after 9 p.m. is mostly rubbish: If you aren’t going over your caloric intake for the day, eating late won’t make you gain weight.
Jul 29th, 2019

6 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

You may feel like you have the metabolism of a tortoise, but, fortunately, you can get yourself out of the slow lane—and burn calories like crazy—just by doing these six simple things:
Jul 29th, 2019

Three Ways to Get More Sleep

Just knowing how much you need sleep may not be enough for you to get the rest you need. Today’s world is fast-paced and full of technological advances that add convenience but create barriers to a good night’s rest.
Jul 29th, 2019

5 Ways to Keep Your Bladder Healthy

When it comes to discussing the health of any internal organ, we often keep our conversations centered on those that don’t concern “bathroom functions.”
Jul 28th, 2019
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7 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy “Dad Bod”

The most talked about body type right now just may be “The Dad Bod.” Unfortunately, the “Dad Bod” has gotten a somewhat negative connotation—the term generally referring to a male’s body being “soft” and “not toned.”
Jul 22nd, 2019
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Easy Ways for Seniors to Boost Their Quality of Life

One of the lessons we learn in life is to make the most of every moment. Here’s how to ensure you enjoy everything life has to offer throughout your golden years and not let aging get the best of you.
May 14th, 2019
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Patient Satisfaction Data

One of the best indicators of an overall experience is a patient’s/family’s “likelihood to recommend” our practice to others.
Mar 11th, 2019
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7 Weight Loss Myths You Have to Stop Believing

Have you heard about miraculous secrets to shedding pounds overnight? You might see these claims in ads or even hear about them from friends who swear by the results they’ve experienced.
Feb 15th, 2019
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Heart Disease in African-American Women

Splashing a little bit of water on her face didn’t calm Shermane Winters-Wofford’s first date jitters. And then what she perceived as nervousness escalated into sweating and tightness in her chest.
Nov 4th, 2016
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Avoid Trans Fats For Heart Health

Dear Mayo Clinic: I’ve heard that some foods that are labeled as “trans fat-free” might contain harmful trans fats. Is this true?
Aug 29th, 2016

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

NOW there are a couple of organs in the body that you can live without, but the heart is not one of them. 
Aug 23rd, 2016
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Give Dad’s Heart A Little Father’s Day Love

Rather than splurging on a fancy grill or sterling silver cuff links this Father’s Day, suggest choosing an activity you and your dad can do together that gets you outdoors and active.
Jun 17th, 2016

Walden University Appreciation Letter

We would like to take this opportunity to convey our sincere appreciation for sharing your valuable expertise, knowledge and time with our clinical student this quarter.
Mar 15th, 2016