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Author: News Media
July 16, 2020
We’re not waiting for COVID patients to come to us. We’re going to them.

Salerno Medical and UHIP takes Covid-19 testing to the streets

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Author: News Media
May 29, 2020
A new bill pushes Congress to do more to combat coronavirus racial disparities

It would allocate $1.5 billion to organizations focused on this work, but it faces an uphill battle for passage. By Li Zhouli@vox.com  May 29, 2020, 12:10pm EDT Article mentions Salerno Medical Associates as a service model to emulate. Across the country, the … Continue reading A new bill pushes Congress to do more to combat coronavirus racial disparities

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Author: News Media
May 27, 2020
What Summer Activities Are Safe? Doctor Discusses Do’s And Don’ts for Your Social Life

by NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – 6/1/2020    With the start of summer just a few weeks away, people are itching to get back to some kind of a social life, and many are wondering what’s safe to do and what’s … Continue reading What Summer Activities Are Safe? Doctor Discusses Do’s And Don’ts for Your Social Life

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Author: News Media
May 20, 2020
NJ DOCTOR TURNS VAN INTO MOBILE COVID TESTING CLINIC – MetroFocus PBS

Jack Ford, Metro Focus PBS 5/20/2020 View video in picture link below: View Post POP-UP CLINIC SEES BETWEEN 100-150 PEOPLE PER DAY IN LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES PATIENTS CAN BE TESTED FOR VIRUS AND ANTIBODIES DATA PROVIDED TO LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS TO … Continue reading NJ DOCTOR TURNS VAN INTO MOBILE COVID TESTING CLINIC – MetroFocus PBS

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Author: News Media
May 8, 2020
How One New Jersey Doctor Tests the Underserved for Coronovirus

by Leslie Brody – Wall Street Journal – 5/8/2020 Alexander Salerno, a primary-care doctor who has served New Jersey’s urban poor for decades, was so dismayed by the dearth of coronavirus testing that he took matters into his own hands. … Continue reading How One New Jersey Doctor Tests the Underserved for Coronovirus

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Author: News Media
May 5, 2020
Salerno Medical, CHOP, UHIP Serving the Community

John Chandler, News4 New York. 5/15/2020 We checked back in with Dr. Alexander Salerno, the East Orange, NJ doctor whose willingness to blow the whistle on a black market for PPE led to FBI busts. The mayor here calls him … Continue reading Salerno Medical, CHOP, UHIP Serving the Community

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Author: News Media
May 5, 2020
WHAT WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

The New Yorker/by Clifford Marks and Trevor Pour   April 29, 2020 We think of covid-19 as a disease of the respiratory tract. When future generations look back on this pandemic, its iconic symbol will probably be the ventilator. But, although respiratory problems … Continue reading WHAT WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

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Author: News Media
April 27, 2020
Black NJ Residents Dying at Higher Rates from COVID-19

by: David Matthau nj101.5 Black residents of the Garden State who test positive for COVID-19 have a much higher chance of dying from it than white residents. Health Department data shows about 21% of COVID-19 deaths in New Jersey are … Continue reading Black NJ Residents Dying at Higher Rates from COVID-19

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Author: News Media
April 24, 2020
As a doctor in the US I shouldn’t have to buy masks and gloves on the black market

The United States must shift the medical supply chain back home and increase domestic production to fix our supplies shortage. I urge our leaders to reprioritize our production capability and stop relying on other nations to protect America’s health.

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Author: News Media
April 15, 2020
Coronavirus, diabetes, obesity and other underlying conditions: Which patients are most at risk

According to a CDC report, nearly 90% of patients hospitalized with coronavirus (COVID-19) had one or more underlying health conditions. The most common were hypertension, obesity, chronic lung disease, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

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Author: News Media
April 9, 2020
The right way to use and clean your mask during the COVID-19 pandemic

by Cory Stieg @CNBCMakeIt – Read full article: http://ow.ly/TXoB50zyKni People should be wearing cloth face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control said Friday. These homemade masks should cover the nose and mouth and be worn whenever you’re in a … Continue reading The right way to use and clean your mask during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Author: News Media
April 5, 2020
Another Thing to Fear Out There: Coronavirus Scammers – NY Times

Fear Coronavirus Scammers

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Author: News Media
March 25, 2020
NJ Doctor speak out from front lines of pandemic:

News 4 New York – watch video: http://Doctors speak out from front lines of pandemic: Not enough supplies, concerns for patients NBC News’ Tom Costello shares doctors’ stories from the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. One doctor, so desperate … Continue reading NJ Doctor speak out from front lines of pandemic:

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 27, 2019
Viruses Carried by Ticks and Mosquitoes and Their Consequences

Mosquitoes and ticks have been a pesky problem for a long time, but the alarming news reports that diseases caused because of them have tripled from 2004 to 2016 in the US alone have highlighted the menace caused by them.

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 27, 2019
What Is Cannabis and Why Is Cannabis Usage Termed as Abuse?

Marijuana, which is the popular term for cannabis, is a form of drug that comes from the plant cannabis sativa or the hemp plant. A drug is a substance that, when ingested, causes an alteration in the functioning of the body, either a physical change or a psychological change.

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 27, 2019
Facts and Fiction Surrounding Cannabis and Its Use

Cannabis or marijuana is a popular drug, not just among those who use it, but also among those who do not use the drug, thanks to the misinformation surrounding the drug and the lack of clarity distinguishing fact from fiction.

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 27, 2019
What Are the Benefits of Marijuana, including Medical and Health Benefits?

The image of marijuana ingrained in the minds of many people is that it leads to addiction and its users are unemployed individuals who are always red-eyed and on the verge of turning into psychopaths.

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 23, 2019
The Economic Benefits of Legalizing Cannabis Usage

Cannabis is a drug obtained from the cannabis plant that is considered to be a psychoactive drug, and until recently cannabis was only considered to have recreational use.

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 23, 2019
Comparison of the Side Effects, Benefits, and Pros and Cons of Cannabis with Those of Alcohol and Tobacco

Cannabis usage, especially for recreational purposes, is still under a lot of scrutiny, as many consider it the worst kind of abuse, with drastic effects on the body. In fact, cannabis is known to be the most commonly abused illegal substance in the whole world.

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 23, 2019
What Are the Pros and Cons of Chronic Care Management?

It is a growing cause for concern that the number of patients suffering from chronic ailments is steadily rising, along with an increased prevalence of patients suffering from chronic conditions, and sometimes even multiple chronic diseases.

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 23, 2019
Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) vs. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

There is usually a low quantity of bacteria present in our guts that helps the body with digestion. However, when this amount of bacteria becomes excessive within the small intestine, it is called small intestine bacterial overgrowth or SIBO.

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 23, 2019
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic pain and pelvic diseases can often take longer to diagnose and the pain is usually chronic, experienced over a period of six months or longer. Women are found to suffer more often from pelvic disorders; one such disease is pelvic inflammatory disease, commonly referred to as PID.

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Author: Alexander Salerno, MD
December 23, 2019
Thyroid Cancer and Thyroid Nodules

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases that has seen a sharp rise in the number of incidents over the years. With rising number of incidences, awareness about various types of cancers and information regarding the prevention of the same has also seen a rise.

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