Health Insights Blog

Below you will find helpful health information on various current topics. Many of these articles appear in our monthly e-mail newsletter. Click on any title to read the full article.

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Go Blue and Get Your Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer, often referred to as colon cancer, is the second deadliest cancer for men and women combined. It is as common in women as it is in men. Approximately 150,000 people will be diagn...
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Exercise: The Key to a Healthy Heart

Truckloads of research studies prove that exercise improves health, longevity, and quality of life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine (CDC/...
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Don’t Give Up on a Healthy New Year Just Yet!

January’s end is just the time when people report slacking on their healthy New Year’s resolutions. If you are one of the many who are about to give up on a healthy 2014, here’s y...
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Be Prepared in 2014

The start of the New Year is a great time to prepare for potential emergencies. Take the time over the next few months to complete the following preparedness tasks and you'll be ready!  ...
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Stay Ahead of Holiday Weight Gain

It's that time of year again... holiday party munchies, sweet goodies, and calorie-filled drinks are readily available and tough to resist! Many factors can contribute to unhealthy eating habits, i...
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Diabetes... Are You at Risk?

Southampton Hospital joins with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in November to increase awareness of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. According to the ADA, nearly 26 million children and adult...
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Avoid the Flu Blues

Fever. Cough. Sore throat. Runny or stuffy nose. Body aches. Headache. Chills. Fatigue. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you may have the flu. It’s a serious contagious di...
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Midwives: Not Just Babies

Through this national campaign, the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) aims to raise the bar for women’s health and re-introduce midwives and midwifery care as important options for wo...
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Handwashing is #1 Tip to Prevent Illness

Southampton Hospital takes your health seriously. That’s why our Infection Prevention team provides education about hand-washing. It’s the single most important intervention to combat i...
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Act FAST for Stroke

This May, National Stroke Awareness Month, Southampton Hospital will help East End residents learn the facts and arm themselves with life-saving information about stroke. Each one of us is at risk f...
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