Three Little Words Can Do More Harm Than Good

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There is a certain comfort that comes with the words “I feel fine.” The phrase provides a security blanket that assures us that if we are not feeling certain symptoms, we are “safe” for the time being. And if I am feeling fine, why do I need to see a doctor? I am not looking […]

The Flu Winter 2018

Posted on February 19, 2018

Listen to Dr. Marc Rabinowitz of Prevention First Healthcare talk about what to do if you think you have the flu.

An Apple A Day Won’t Make Me Go Away

Posted on February 15, 2016

With medical care becoming overly frustrating for most Americans, new medical recommendations coming out practically every month so it seems and the busy, crazy lives all of us lead, I do my best to simplify the complicated for my patients. Do I recommend an apple a day?  Sure. Should I tell you to eat bread […]

July 2013 by Marc S. Rabinowitz, M.D.
Obamacare is Rapidly Approaching…Are You Prepared?

Posted on July 9, 2015

The numbers are staggering: 35 million new people added to the healthcare system, 10 thousand baby boomers turning 65 every day for the next 19 years, and 50 thousand doctors retiring in the next 7 to 10 years should make everyone feel concerned about the changing face of healthcare. Already, it’s been increasingly more difficult […]

The Doctor is Ready for You…Or is He

Posted on February 9, 2017

Even after a week, that nagging cough won’t go away. “Maybe you should see the doctor,” your spouse suggests. The doctor?  For a cough? And some sniffling? And an achy throat?  Alright, it’s time to call the doctor. You call …and get a busy signal …again and again. Finally the phone rings and it’s answered …by a machine. […]

Three Little Words That Can Do More Harm Than Good

Posted on February 9, 2015

There is a certain comfort that comes with the words “I feel fine.” The phrase provides a security blanket that assures us that if we are not feeling certain symptoms, we are “safe” for the time being. And if I am feeling fine, why do I need to see a doctor? I am not looking […]

A Number With The Power To Save Your Life

Posted on February 10, 2017

In a world of super-sizing and excessive indulgence, the term “Body Mass Index” can sound like a real bummer. But this simple number is much clearer than a crystal ball when it comes to seeing your future. Your body mass index is easy to compute; take your weight and divide it by your height (in […]