October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, by the end of 2020, an estimated 239,190 new cases of invasive breast cancer will have been diagnosed in women, and about 65,960 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS – non-invasive and the earliest form of breast cancer) will have been diagnosed. With these estimates in mind, a woman currently has a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. These statistics continue to make breast cancer the most common cancer among women, second only to skin cancer. As October ushers in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s a great time to take...

What Kind Of Test Does A Gynecologist Do?

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A gynecologist is a doctor who deals with women's health and more specifically the health of the female reproductive system. Typically women start seeing their OB-GYN in their early teenage years, between 13-15. Then continue seeing them throughout adulthood, with greater intensity when they become sexually active, in and around pregnancy and again in the years that menopause begins, about 45 years old.  There are different specialists in the Gynecology fields, and each will have tests specific to their specialties.   Below are a few of the focus areas: Maternal-fetal medicine- Work...

EMU Health adds top Physiatrist to doctor roster in Queens

EMU Health, a multi-specialty medical center in Glendale, Queens, recently announced that Dr. Diana Barayeva, DO, has joined their medical team. Barayeva is a Physiatrist, specializing in helping patients with disabilities. She treats a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. According to one of her patients, The New York College Of Osteo Medicine Of New York Institute Of Technology graduate is "warm, friendly, professional, and very knowledgeable." New EMU Health Doctor, Barayeva focuses on...

The 3D Mammogram Guide: Rewards & Risks

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A 3D mammogram creates a three-dimensional picture of the breast using multiple breast X-rays. It is increasingly being used by health care providers to screen for breast cancer and associated issues. It has the advantage of using additional images to create a detailed picture of what is going on. It is a highly detailed and thorough picture which can lead to earlier detection of cancer in people who have no signs or symptoms. It is also used to investigate the cause of breast problems. Why have a 3D mammogram? When used for breast cancer screening, the 3D mammogram machine creates 3D...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Schedule your 3D Mammogram Appointment at EMU Health today

Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 271,270 new cases of breast cancer in 2019, 99% of which will be diagnosed in women. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast cancer – can help find breast cancer early when it’s easier to treat.   National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the...

EMU Orthopedist in Glendale named Top Doctor in 2019

NYTopDocs just published their list of Top Doctors in 2019, and on that list is an Orthopedist who practices at EMU Health . Dr. Richard Seldes is an expert in arthroscopic surgery and total joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder. He is well known in his industry for being an expert in his practice, and for having a warm, caring personality. Since Seldes practices at EMU Health (83-40 Woodhaven Blvd) in Glendale, he is easily accessible to residents in Middle Village, Maspeth, Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, and surrounding Queens communities. He completed his B.A. at Johns Hopkins...

EMU Health doctor named 2019 Top General Practicioner in NYC

Top Doctor America, an organization that rates doctors around the country, just named local primary care doctor, Nabil Salib, a 2019 Top General Practitioner in New York. Dr. Salib, an internist who attended Yale University, practices at EMU Health Center right here in Glendale Queens. Dr. Salib is also the Medical Director and Leading doctor at MyDoc Medical Care in Forest Hills. He performs Certified Medical Examinations for Pilots, Commercial Drivers, Athletes, Overseas Workers, Police Officers and Fireman. Dr. Salib also sees patients for annual physicals, illness, EKGs, skin...

Sleep Apnea Dentist at EMU Health in Glendale

  Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly starts and stops. The first sign of sleep apnea often includes snoring and tooth grinding. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when your throat muscles intermittently relax and block your airway during sleep. Dr. Michael Steinberg at EMU Health will assure to get you snoring under control! Make an appointment with him now! 718.850.4368...

EMU Health to sponsor Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade

The Forest Hills Memorial Day parade, organized by the American Legion Continental Post 1424, The Forest Hills Kiwanis, and the Forest Hills Times Newspaper, is being held on Sunday, May 26th at 12pm. The parade ceremony will start at 11a.m. at the American Legion Post (107-15 Metropolitan Avenue). The parade itself will commence at noon. It will start at Metropolitan and Ascan Avenues, and will continue West on Metropolitan Avenue to Remsen Memorial Park at Trotting Course Lane where they will lay the wreaths. EMU Health is one of a handful of sponsors supporting the Forest Hills...

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