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Heart disease kills more people in the United States each year than any other illness. There are many false assumptions surrounding cardiovascular health, such as who is more prone to it and when it can occur. While some are founded on facts, others are false and can put you at risk without you… read more

March is Women’s History Month. We are excited to celebrate all the hard working women in our office who serve our community in pursuit of providing great cardiovascular care to our patients. From the ladies who are the first point of contact for our patients to our female physicians, we’d like to… read more

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), CPR is “an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating”. This may occur for many reasons including choking, drowning, excessive bleeding, poisoning, suffocation, electrical shock or head trauma.

It’s no secret that smoking is harmful to your health. Cigarettes contain nicotine, which is an addictive substance that makes it difficult to quit. However, there are many reasons and ways to kick the habit and give your heart and lungs a chance at optimal health.

Stress is something many of us face daily and it has an incredible effect on our whole body, especially the heart.

Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook Internists, North Suffolk Cardiology earns PET accreditation by IAC Through the injection of a radioactive tracer, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) procedures are useful in diagnosing and staging various cancers, identifying heart disease and early detection… read more

Whether you have a heart condition and are being treated by one of our cardiologists or you are generally healthy, you have likely heard of cholesterol.

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” — Benjamin Franklin

Diabetes is a national epidemic that affects millions of people worldwide.

All salt is essentially sodium chloride. Sodium is an essential mineral that is regulated by the kidneys. It assists in muscle function, nerve impulses and maintains the body's balance of fluid. With all of these benefits, how can salt be a bad thing?