Healthy Living

Ways to Stay Active as a Family

In this digital age, it can be difficult for both adults and children alike to unplug from tablets, phones, and video games that have become such a large part of our daily lives. However, making small changes to your daily routine and incorporating ways to stay fit...

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Warning Signs of Skin Cancer

It is important to protect our skin from harmful effects of the sun to reduce the risk of skin cancer by wearing sunscreen and protective clothing. Although skin cancer isn’t entirely preventable, early detection can help prevent it from spreading further and increase...

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The Surprising Benefits of Regular Exercise

You already know that exercise is good for you. From cancer prevention to heart health, there are so many benefits of exercise. Tess Simon, MD shares some surprising ways that getting and staying active can help you lead a long-lasting, healthier life!   Get In...

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Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Water is vital in helping our bodies function at their best. When it comes to our health, how do we know if we are drinking enough? Randall Hawkins, MD, FACP shares some warning signs that indicate you may be lacking optimal hydration and should be drinking more...

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PVH Launches teleHealth Visits

To continue to prioritize the safety of patients, employees and the community, Pleasant Valley Hospital has activated telephone health visits for established and new patients beginning March 25, 2020. This past week, internal medicine physicians Robert Tayengco, MD,...

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Power Up With Breakfast

Breakfast gives you energy to start the day. A healthy breakfast is important for everyone. Get the morning nutrition you need with these quick breakfast ideas. Make instant oatmeal with low-fat milk instead of water. Toss in raisins or dried cranberries and chopped...

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6 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Did you know there are some risk factors for colorectal cancer that you CAN change?? That's right. There are! Here are 6 things that you can do to lower your risk of colorectal cancer: Have Regular Screenings You’ll often hear colonoscopies referred to as the “gold...

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