Healthy Living Articles

PVH Welcomes Pulmonologist & Sleep Medicine Physician Mostafa Kurdi, MD, FCCP

Pleasant Valley Hospital is pleased to welcome pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist Mostafa Kurdi, MD, FCCP, to its medical staff. Dr. Kurdi...

Updated Visitation Policy – Effective 11/17/20

Visitation Policy The following policies are in place effective November 17, 2020 – 7:00pm: General Guidelines: Pleasant Valley Hospital, as well as...

Comprehensive Health Services Provide a Lifetime of Care for Women

Women take care of many people during their lifetimes: parents, spouses, sons, daughters, grandchildren and others. But all too often, because women...

Breast Cancer Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Essential and Safe

Many women have been faced with the decision of whether to skip or postpone routine mammogram screenings during the current pandemic to avoid...

Why Self-Breast Exams are Important

Performing a Self-Breast Exam With about 1 in 8 women developing invasive breast cancer at some point during their lifetime, it is important for...

Stay Well with an Annual Wellness Exam

It’s never been more important to have an Annual Wellness Exam. OLDER ADULTS, as well as people with severe chronic conditions such as heart, lung or kidney disease or diabetes have a higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. According to the CDC, the first step...

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Healthy Tips for Dealing with COVID Stress

We don’t have to tell you that there are many reasons you could be experiencing COVID-19 stress right now: You’re afraid for your health and the health of those around you. Social distancing causes feelings of anxiety and isolation. You might be worried about the...

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What You Should Know About Concussions

As fall sports kick off in our region, hot topics within sports medicine begin to resurface. One of the most discussed and studied subjects over the last decade is concussions. So, what do you need to know about them? A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that...

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Wellness and COVID-19

It’s never been more important to have an Annual Wellness Exam OLDER ADULTS, as well as people with severe chronic conditions such as heart, lung or kidney disease or diabetes have a higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. According to the CDC, the first step to...

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