stroke, health, newtown, connecticut, dr. kumkum modwel, dr. modwel, doctor, physician, community health associates, brain attack, prevention

Dr. Kumkum Modwel recommends: Strokes are among the leading causes of death in the United States, affecting hundreds of thousands of people each year. Have you talked with your primary care physician to discuss your risk of stroke? Learning how to identify strokes and respond accordingly can save your life or the life of someone you care…

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cold and flu, dr. kumkum modwel, boost immunity, community health associates, newtown, ct

Dr. Kumkum Modwel Recommends: While many of us know the basics of cold and flu season, such as when the season typically starts (October) and how both viruses are spread (from person to person by contact with respiratory droplets), there still seems to be some confusion surrounding this topic. With cold and flu season on…

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lyme disease, deer ticks, newtown, ct, prevention, cha

By: Community Health Associates People living in the Northeast are no strangers to ticks, as nearly everyone has had at least one encounter with these pesky creatures. The warm weather in spring and summer lures the tiny arthropods out from hiding, which means more tick bites and tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme disease. All ticks,…

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seasonal allergies, allergies, newtown, connecticut, doctors, pcp

By: Community Health Associates Runny nose, sneezing, congestion, and red, watery eyes…sound familiar? If you’re suffering from any of these symptoms, know that you’re not alone! These are all symptoms of seasonal allergies, and if you live in Connecticut you’ve experienced these symptoms at least one time or another in your life. Seasonal allergies are…

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Blueberries, Superfood, Community Health Associates, Newtown, Connecticut, Family Medicine, Physician, Primary Care

By: Community Health Associates Blueberries are a powerful superfood that you should be eating every single day to stay healthy. Here Are Just A Few Of The Numerous Benefits That Blueberries Offer: Packed with antioxidants and phytoflavinoids One study found that consuming a cup of blueberries per week could lower blood pressure and perhaps speed…

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