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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?

Thanksgiving is around the corner and we’re excited to sit down with our families for a feast.

When it comes to skill, there isn’t anything a man can do that a woman can’t. But being anatomically different, men and women can experience the same conditions in a different manner.

While modern medicine has come a long way in helping people to live longer, it is only one piece of the puzzle when it comes to total wellness.