• Announcing: New Premises For Our Clark Office

    Announcing: New Premises For Our Clark Office

    On Tuesday, November 10, our Clark office will move to: 140 Central Avenue Clark, New Jersey 07066 For your convenience, the phone number will still be 973-467-0005. Dr. Robert Fishberg and Dr. Sanjiv Prasad, who are each board certified in cardiovascular disease, will be working out of our new location. We look forward to serving your

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  • Changing the Way We Deliver Care

    Changing the Way We Deliver Care

    All of us at AICD hope that you and your loved ones are safe and in good health as we all do our work to conquer COVID-19. We understand that you may be hesitant about visiting your doctor’s office for medically necessary care. Let me reassure you that your health and safety are our top

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    How to Prepare Here is what you can do to prepare your family in case COVID-19 spreads in your community. Know where to find local information on COVID-19 and local trends of COVID-19 cases.   Know the Signs & Symptoms Know the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if symptomatic: Stay home when

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  • AICD Implements A New Electronic Medical Records (EMR) System

    AICD Implements A New Electronic Medical Records (EMR) System

    Associates in Cardiovascular Disease implemented a new electronic medical records (EMR) system on April 3, 2018. This new EMR, called EPIC, is used by all the physicians in Atlantic Medical Group and by the hospitals in the Atlantic Health System. The use of EPIC will help bring us closer to our goal of one patient,

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  • Healthy Living Zoom Meetings

    Healthy Living Zoom Meetings

    AICD nurse practitioner Laura Dello Russo provides helpful tips on healthy eating (including recipes) and exercise habits for a healthier heart, as well as healthy tips for diabetics and those with certain food restrictions. Admission is free, open to all AICD patients and friends. If you are looking for great tips for a healthier heart,

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  • Neighborhood Hurting Your Health?

    Neighborhood Hurting Your Health?

    Where patients live may be an important contributor to the risk of developing cardiovascular diseasert disease. “Location, location, location” isn’t just an old real estate cliché. It’s also a major factor when it comes to heart health, according to an overview article published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. The article studied a growing body

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  • Biking to Work

    Biking to Work

    Cycling to work can reduce the chance of certain cancers and heart disease. Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? And heart disease? Then cycle to work, say scientists. The biggest study into the issue linked using two wheels with a halving of the risk of cancer and heart disease. The five-year study

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  • Even Mild Lung Disease Hurts the Heart

    Even Mild Lung Disease Hurts the Heart

    Past evidence has shown that severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can damage the heart. But a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that even mild COPD affects heart function. COPD is the fourth-leading cause of death in the U.S. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are two forms of COPD. Both cause narrowed

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  • A Happy Mind May Equal a Healthy Heart

    A Happy Mind May Equal a Healthy Heart

    People who experience joy, happiness, excitement, enthusiasm, and contentment have what’s called a positive affect. It’s been linked with living longer and a having a lower risk for diabetes and high blood pressure. Now, a study published in the European Heart Journalsuggests that it might also lower your risk for heart problems. Happiness Linked to Heart

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  • Heart Disease Plus ED May Raise Risk for Death

    Heart Disease Plus ED May Raise Risk for Death

    Talk with Your Doctor About ED Although you might feel uncomfortable, it’s important to talk with your doctor if you think you have ED. Your doctor may evaluate you for other heart disease risk factors and suggest treatment to lower your risk for heart problems. In addition, many options exist to treat ED. They range

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