COVID 19: How Much Protection Do Face Masks Offer?

The coronavirus hot topic of the moment – or at least one of them – continues to be face masks. It’s no wonder some have been confused about the effectiveness of face protection, given that early in the pandemic when the virus was little understood, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) didn’t feel…

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Coronavirus: Do’s and Dont’s

With the coronavirus pandemic, most of us now are faced with something we’ve never experienced before, so it’s understandable to have questions about what to do and what not to do. ExpressMD is here for you – not only for the urgent treatment you need, but also with the prevention information you need to stay…

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Challenges To Sleep During the Covid Crisis

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, have you had trouble sleeping , do you find yourself staying up late, getting less sleep than normal or have you found yourself sleeping most of the day? Your sleeping habits are very important, especially in times like these. We’ve gathered some information from the National Sleep Foundation,…

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Why Do Patients Like Telemedicine?

If you like the idea of seeing your doctor over a video connection on your laptop or smartphone, you are not alone. According to research by Software Advice, 75% of survey respondents are interested in trying telemedicine. Telemedicine has been used in a limited way for decades, but during this Covid-19 pandemic it is becoming more…

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Heart Health Tips for Your Child

During these “shut in” times in which kids have online school, the kitchen is always open, and organized sports is on hold, it’s easy for a sedentary lifestyle to take hold.  Maintaining heart health is important for kids and teens so please read the tips below What Are Some Ways My Child Can Improve Their…

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Strength in Numbers: Working Out in a Crowd is Beneficial

Group exercise classes are all of the rage these days. On every corner, you see a new cycle studio, Crossfit gym, dance class, or kickboxing gym pop up due to the high demand for these types of workouts. But what is it about these classes that makes them so popular? Why are masses of people…

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Dieting Getting in the way of a Healthy Lifestyle?

While a new year picks up steam and you try to keep your weight loss resolution, ask yourself this, is it worth putting your body through this stress? We all recognize that fad diets may get the job done in the short term, but let’s try to think about what is the best option for…

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Easy Ways to Get Active and Feel Good

If you’re like most people, every so often you look in the mirror or at your lifestyle and wish things were different. Perhaps right now you lead a sedentary lifestyle, are stuck in traffic for hours each day commuting between work and home, and are dining on fatty take-out food because you have no time to…

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What You Need to Know About Diabetes

As the prevalence of diabetes continues to rise, it’s becoming known as the new silent killer. And because about 10% of all adult emergency room visits stem from diabetes-related symptoms or complications, what you don’t know about diabetes could hurt you … or even kill you. So,  with the close of the American Diabetes Month in November, there’s…

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Vaping and Your Lung health

It seems like vape pens are everywhere in today’s society. You see people walking down the street, sitting in a restaurant, maybe even in school, all followed by large puffs of white smoke. Vaping is extremely common, and up until recently, totally acceptable to do almost anywhere other than an airplane. People have been convinced…

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