Anne Jablonski, DNP, FNP-C, presents “A Quick Guide to Common Anti-Obesity Medications”

On February 23, Anne Jablonski, DNP, FNP-C, presented a health education seminar entitled, “A Quick Guide to Common Anti-Obesity Medications” at the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center.This health education seminar introduced weight loss medications and answered the most common questions surrounding them.Anne Jablonski, DNP, FNP-C, is a nurse practitioner specializing in endocrinology, diabetes metabolism, and weight management at Ƶ. She received her Bachelor of Nursing at... Read More

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month

May might be the month with all the flowers the April showers bring us.  But May is also High Blood Pressure Education Month.  Also called hypertension, high blood pressure can lead to strokes and heart attacks.  You might already know that.  But did you know high blood pressure can damage body organs and  lead to kidney failure?  Even the tiny blood vessels at the back of your eyes can be damaged when the pressure is too high in those blood vessels.  The worst part is that many people are... Read More

Video Recording Available for "Brain Health: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body"

On April 23, speakers, Melissa Lopez, MSN, RN, and Natalie Hellmers, PhD, RN, presented the health seminar, "Brain Health: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body" at the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center. The seminar explored issues such as: what makes up a healthy brain, the brain over the life course, a look inside the brain, neurological challenges, and ways to stay healthy. Lopez and Hellmers also shared information about the Lifestyle Improvement Fitness and Togetherness (LIFT) program at Weill... Read More

February is National Self-Check Month!

National Self-Check Month is a reminder to take charge of your health with early detection checks for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity – conditions that are often preventable and treatable if found early enough.  

Dr. Daniel Pak speaks on "New Therapies for Spinal Stenosis"

On January 25, Dr. Daniel Pak presented a health education seminar entitled, “New Therapies for Spinal Stenosis” at the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center.Spinal stenosis occurs when the space around your spinal cord becomes too narrow, which irritates the spinal cord and/or the nerves that branch off it. Spinal stenosis causes symptoms like back or neck pain and tingling in your arms or legs. In this talk, Dr. Daniel Pak discussed new and emerging minimally invasive treatments for spinal... Read More