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AUGUST 2018
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Focus on Healthier Eyes
Blindness and other visual impairments are expected to rise sharply in coming years as the U.S. population ages—yet we can prevent or treat many of these cases. The major causes of visual disability among U.S. adults include these diseases:
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Real Men Do Take Care of Their Health
Men tend to lead less healthy lifestyles than women. They’re more apt to smoke and drink alcohol and more likely to be overweight. Yet compared with women, men go to the doctor less frequently. Many men don’t even have a regular health care provider. However, there are things men can and should do to protect their health.
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Work Out Outdoors—or Sweat Inside
With warmer temps and longer days, many exercisers hear the call of the great outdoors each summer. However, other fitness fanatics prefer to stay in climate-controlled rooms. Who’s right?
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Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis
Dementia is a state of cognitive impairment accompanied by functional decline. Alzheimer’s disease is a type of degenerative dementia. Combined, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias effect 47 million people worldwide.
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Urgent Care Center Summer Holidays Schedule

Our Urgent Care Centers will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the 4th of July.

 
 
 
Quick Skin Protection Tips:
  • Avoid direct sunlight between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Select sunscreen that has an SPF 15 or higher and is broad-spectrum that blocks both UVA and UVB rays.
  • Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before you go outside, and reapply every two hours or after sweating and swimming.
  • Wear UV-blocking sunglasses, sun-protective clothing, and a broad-brimmed hat when outside.
  • Avoid tanning beds.
  • Examine your body regularly for changes in the shape, size, feel, or color of moles, birthmarks, and spots.
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CLASSES & EVENTS

Visit our events page or call 908-277-8889 to learn more about our upcoming classes and events. Here are a few highlights of what’s to come!

Lifestyle Class
Mondays, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
24 consecutive weeks. Rolling registration.
Florham Park
(Registration Required.)

Considering Weight-Loss Surgery?
During the month of June, we are offering a variety of lecture dates and locations on this topic. Please visit our events page to find one that works best for you!
 
 
 
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