PHA Participates in Third Annual Celebrate Life 5K Walk

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Augusta, NJ — Premier Health Associates participated in the recent Celebrate Life 5K Walk at the Sussex County Fairgrounds on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The walk was started as a way to help those dealing with a loss to celebrate the life and memory of loved ones who have passed. PHA Managers staffed the booth,…

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Mammogram Myths and Facts

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Although we do not offer mammograms at our offices, we want to spread awareness and dispel myths about this disease.

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PHA Team for American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on October 20th

by Daryl Wilson

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Premier Health Associates now has a team for the walk in Parsippany, NJ! Check-in begins at 8am (arrive earlier due to heavy traffic), the Opening Ceremony begins at 9am, and the Walk begins at 10am, and ends at 12pm. We will all walk together, for this is not a race! You are able to stop…

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The Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illnesses

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With summer right around the corner, heat-related illnesses are on the rise.  Sunburn and heat stroke are two common illnesses that can result from being exposed to high temperatures and too much sunlight. According to the CDC, the most heat-related deaths between 1999 to 2010 occurred between the months of May to September, with the…

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Celebrating Mom

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After the death of her mother in 1908, a woman by the name of Anna Jarvis called for a special day which would honor the sacrifices mothers made for their children. This eventually became a permanent day on our calendars in 1914, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother’s Day, held on the…

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Autism

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Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD),  is a developmental  disorder characterized by difficulties with social interactions and communication including, among others, poor eye contact, repeating of phrases or words, delayed speech or no speech. In addition, patterns of behavior that are notable include, as examples, repetitive movements such as rocking or handshaking, sensitivity to light…

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Warm Welcomes to Geralyn Ponzio, M.D. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hospital And Palliative Care

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My medical education commenced at the university of Vermont College of Medicine, a school known for its focus on primary care and commitment to communities. After completing my Internship and Residency programs at Mt. Sinai St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center in NYC, I entered into my first rewarding experience caring for patients at a practice located in Montclair, N.J….

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Independence Day

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On July 4th, 1776 the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence, which had been written mostly by thirty three year old Thomas Jefferson. Though the vote for actual independence took place on July 2nd, from then on the 4th became the day that was celebrated as the birth of American independence. In 1870,…

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Celebrating Fathers

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Fathers’ Day is a holiday celebrated worldwide. Although the United States did not begin informally observing  the day until the early twentieth century, many countries began earlier.  Honoring fathers and fatherhood in Catholic Europe has been part of the culture since the Middle Ages and is known as St. Joseph’s Day. Fathers’ Day in America was first…

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