Why Protein Shakes Might Be Right for You

If you look at the advertisements and promotional material for a typical canister of protein power, you will likely see a high-performing athlete in action. But according to Dietitian and Diabetes Educator Tiffany Rios, RD, CDE, of Shore Physicians Group, you don’t need to be a bodybuilder or even an athlete to receive the benefits Read More

Run Your First 5K this October by Following Dr. Cetel’s Advice

Shore Medical Center’s Special Care Nursery has been the beneficiary of Leif’s Legacy 5K Fun Run for the past three years, a fundraiser established by Brian and Jen Larsen of Sea Isle City, NJ, to commemorate the life of their infant son Leif Aleutian. Leif was born prematurely at 26.3 weeks and only lived earthside Read More

Are you an SPG Patient? Now There’s an App for That!

Shore Physicians Group now has an app, athenaPatients, giving you easy access to your patient portal on your mobile device. The app offers quick and convenient log-in; the ability to view lab, imaging and other test results as soon as they’re ready; secure messaging with your care team – even after office hours; and convenient Read More

Help, My BMI Says I’m Overweight!

If you’ve ever measured your BMI and were startled to discover you fall into the ‘overweight’ or ‘obese’ category, you’re not alone. 73.6% of adults aged 20 and over are either overweight or obese based on BMI, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of Read More

Suffering from Seasonal Allergies? Your Doctor Can Help!

Spring is here, and so are the dreaded seasonal allergies for many people. If you struggle to find relief, it might be time to visit your primary care doctor or allergist. Shore Physicians Group Primary Care Physician Dr. Alex Buford of the Mays Landing office is passionate about helping her patients find relief from allergies. Read More

Stroke: What You Need to Know – A Community Breakfast Event

Shore Physicians Group (SPG) will hold a free community education breakfast on the topic of stroke awareness and prevention on Tuesday, May 16, 10 am to noon at Linwood Country Club, 500 Shore Road, in Linwood. The event is part of Shore Physicians Group’s popular “Be Well Connected” health education series. Guests will enjoy a Read More

The Battle of the Brands in the Medication Aisle

Manufacturers know they have reached the pinnacle of marketing when their brand name becomes so ingrained in our lexicon that it becomes synonymous with the item it represents. Whether it’s asking for a Kleenex instead of a tissue, a bowl of Jell-O instead of gelatin, or a Xerox instead of a copy, we’ve all been Read More

Shore Physicians Group welcomes Scott Warren, PharmD to provide Ambulatory Care Pharmacist services

Shore Physicians Group (SPG) announced the addition of Scott Warren, PharmD, to its growing healthcare team. Warren, who will start seeing patients on March 27, will provide Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Services in Northfield, Ocean City and Somers Point. As an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, Warren will provide a variety of services to patients including Annual Medicare Read More

Importance of exercise in young adults and teens

Dr. Dante Marconi, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Shore Physicians Group Exercise and fitness are essential for overall health and well-being, and this is particularly true for teens and young adults. During these formative years, the body is developing and growing rapidly, and regular exercise can help to promote physical, emotional, and mental health. Regular exercise is essential Read More

The #1 Secret to Aging Well

Dietitian and Diabetes Educator Tiffany Rios, RD, CDE, of Shore Physicians Group, wants you in on a secret: maintaining your muscle mass is one of the most important factors for healthy aging. “It’s projected we lose about 3-8% of muscle per decade after the age of 30, and this rate of decline is even higher Read More