Supplements Do You Really Need Them?

Have you ever stood in the vitamin and supplement aisle and felt totally overwhelmed by the rows upon rows of bottles claiming to help with every malady? These supplements are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration as food and therefore the labels may claim some health benefits. However, if you’re getting what your body Read More

Good Hygiene is Imperative During Cold and Flu Season

At Shore Urgent Care in Northfield, Dr. Neil Sloane is busy treating sore throats, swollen glands, bronchitis and flu-like symptoms, which make up the majority of cases he sees this time of year. Dr. Sloane says that while it can be difficult to avoid getting sick this time of year, practicing good hygiene can help Read More

Testosterone Supplements And What You Should Know About ‘Low T’

Declining testosterone levels is a fact of life for many men. For some it is age related and for others there is likely a specific cause according to endocrinologist Dr. Matthew Corcoran of Shore Physicians Group. Low testosterone refers to a decrease in the amount of testosterone being produced in the testicles as a result Read More

Men’s Health the Focus of Shore Physicians Group’s Nov. 13 “Be Well Connected” Education Breakfast

In honor of Men’s Health Awareness Month, also known as Movember, Shore Physicians Group (SPG) is dedicating its November “Be Well Connected” education breakfast at Greate Bay Country Club to the topic of men’s health. The event will be held from 10 am to noon and will include a light breakfast. Greate Bay Country Club Read More

Can Some Fats be Good for Your Diet?

Are you afraid of fats? Until recently, fat in foods has been vilified in America. For decades, we were told that cutting even healthy fats out of the diet would help us get the body we want. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Our bodies need fat—more specifically, they need healthy fats. The truth Read More

Can Joint Injections Keep Patients Out of Surgery?

Chronic knee, hip, ankle or shoulder pain does not necessarily mean your next step is into the operating room. For many patients who have sports-related injuries, osteoarthritis, and a family history of OA or who may be overweight and suffer with joint pain, delaying that joint replacement may be an option. Physical therapy and injections Read More

Sleep Apnea Can Cause Diabetes

Sleep apnea isn’t just a nuisance – it is hazardous to your health. According to Shore Physician Group Pulmonologist Dr. Sallustio Del Re, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can result in many health problems that can have long term effects. “It is not just a case of waking your partner with loud snoring and being tired Read More

Can Lasers and Light Help You Turn Back Time?

It was great while it lasted, but those years of fun in the sun can leave their mark on skin with unwelcome brown spots, rosacea and unsightly fine lines and wrinkles. Dr. Mohit Sood, Penn Affiliated Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with Shore Physicians Group and Sood Center for Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery, is Read More

Think E-Cigarettes are an Aid to Quit Smoking? Think Again

Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has blamed the first death on vaping when an Illinois teen died of chronic pulmonary lung disease. While the death is the first, cases of the adverse health effects of vaping are popping up nationwide with an uptick in acute pulmonary disease being reported in patients Read More

Shore Physicians Group to Host Education Event on Joint Replacement Surgery & Recovery Sept. 25

New SPG Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Mickey Bui to Keynote the Event In September, Shore Physicians Group will welcome orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mickey Bui to its Surgical Division making him the first orthopedic surgeon to join the practice group. Bui will be the lead speaker at Shore Physicians Group’s community education breakfast on Joint Replacement Surgery Read More