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January 25, 2021

National Birth Defects Prevention Month

National Birth Defects Prevention Month: Best for You. Best for Baby. January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, and the theme this year is “Best for You. Best for Baby.” The campaign’s central concept is that doing what’s best for you is also beneficial for your unborn baby’s health because the two of you are …

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January 19, 2021

Five New Year’s Health Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

As we put 2020 behind us and look ahead to a bright, shiny new year, many people are making plans for a fresh start. Traditionally, the most popular New Year’s resolutions include setting goals for better financial, mental, and physical health. However, many have trouble keeping their resolve. People often have difficulty sticking to new …

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December 20, 2020

Being Proactive About Your Health During the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, full of temptations to overindulge and ignore warning signs of stress. Although the holidays are eagerly anticipated by many, they can also be a bit overwhelming mentally, physically, emotionally, and financially. However, you can be proactive about your health during the holidays with these helpful tips from …

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December 14, 2020

How to Avoid Winter-Related Accidents

Another winter of discontent is almost upon us, bringing blustery weather conditions and an increased risk for personal injuries and accidents. Preventing winter-related accidents and injuries is possible if you follow these tips from Pegalis Law Group, LLC to keep yourself safe and healthy this season. Slip-and-Falls in Icy Weather Outside Can Be Frightful When …

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November 23, 2020

Medical Malpractice Today in 2020

Alexander Pope penned the familiar phrase “To err is human, to forgive divine” in his “An Essay on Criticism” in 1711. While humans are still prone to making errors (some things never change), certain actions resulting in errors face more dire consequences than others. Medical professionals must undergo years of rigorous training and education to …

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November 4, 2020

Five Foods to Improve Your Immune System

Your body’s immune system is responsible for fighting off illnesses, something many are concerned about during the current global pandemic. Getting enough sleep at night, keeping up-to-date on health exams and vaccinations, exercising, taking vitamins and supplements, and eating a well-balanced diet are all ways you can improve your immune system. If you’re interested in …

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October 19, 2020

Pregnancy & Infant Loss: Tips for Having a Safer Pregnancy

The loss of a baby during pregnancy is not something anyone wants to think about, but it’s a sad reality for many families. If the baby is lost before the 20th week of pregnancy, it’s called a miscarriage. A loss occurring after the 20th week is called a stillbirth. As many as 24,000 babies are …

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October 12, 2020

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Discussing Risk Factors with Your Doctor

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time when various organizations raise public awareness about the disease and its impact on women worldwide. As an advocate for proactive patients, Pegalis Law Group, LLC analyzes the importance of discussing family history and other risk factors with your doctor. As with other forms of cancer, early detection, …

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September 20, 2020

Medical Malpractice: Expectations vs. Reality

When it comes to medical malpractice, there’s a lot of conflicting information available on the web. As such, people’s expectations frequently don’t match reality. Pegalis Law Group, LLC is here to set the record straight for our NYC-area clients who may be contemplating a case for personal injury or medical negligence. Educating our clients so …

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September 12, 2020

What to Look for in a Doctor to Ensure Patient Safety

Whether you’ve moved to a new neighborhood or started a job with different insurance benefits, selecting a new doctor can be challenging. Asking for recommendations from friends, family, and co-workers is an excellent jumping-off point. However, the decision is ultimately up to you and your values. In honor of International Patient Safety Day on September …

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