These Tips Can Prevent Medication Errors

The members of your medical team, from your MDVIP-affiliated primary care doctor to your specialists and your pharmacists, work hard to keep you healthy. But you need to work hard too, especially when it comes to medications. Prescription drug errors, mishaps and adverse interactions are a leading cause of injury and hospitalization in the U.S.


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Vaping: What You Need to Know

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By Janet Tiberian
September 13, 2019

Vaping gained traction over the last 15 years because it seemed like a healthier – possibly even lifesaving -- alternative to smoking combustible cigarettes. And since electronic nicotine delivery systems such as vapes, vape pens, hookah pens, e-cigs, tank systems and mods don’t need ashtrays to collect butts, smokers find them convenient. 


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Janet Tiberian

Janet Tiberian is MDVIP's health educator. She has more than 25 years experience in chronic disease prevention and therapeutic exercise.

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Is Red Wine Really Heart Healthy?

We've all heard that wine is good for your heart. We've all heard wine and alcohol are bad for your heart. Confused over this seemingly contradictory information? You’re not alone. Over the last decade research, reported in reputable science journals, has found both to be true—the difference comes down to what kind of alcohol, how much, how often, and your general state of health.


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Why You Need a Primary Care Physician

Going to a primary care physician isn’t fun. There’s the long wait for an appointment (weeks!) and the long wait at the office (hours!). And then there’s the appointment: You get just 10 minutes with a doctor or nurse practitioner who’s looking at a computer.


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Join us at an informative event to learn about the importance of sleep

Claudine M. De Dan, MD
By Claudine M. De Dan, MD
September 6, 2019

Join us as we continue to celebrate MDVIP's Year of Cardiovascular Health. 

Do you ever have trouble getting sleep? When you do, is it uninterrupted? Getting the right amount of sleep is important — for your overall health and for your heart.

You and your guests are invited to join me for a discussion about sleep and your health and how you can get more ZZZs. 

RSVP is required for admittance. Call 856-628-8120.

Monday, September 23  5:00 PM – 6:30 PM 
American Legion Post 452
141 N. Main Street Mullica Hill, NJ 08062


About the Physician
Claudine M. De Dan, MD

My goal as your family physician is to help you accomplish and maintain excellent health. This is only accomplished through focused and detailed medical evaluation and personalized care. I find that motivated patients that are provided the guidance and information they need, reach their goals. My plan, as your private physician, is to help my patients find the path that leads them to better health, utilizing proper nutrition, physical activity and exercise, and a work/life balance. I realize in our busy lives it may seem daunting to find time for this to occur. As your personal physician, I will make sure we take the necessary time to make this a reality.

As the only MDVIP-affiliated female family medicine physician, offering a concierge style practice, in the Mullica Hill and Gloucester County area, I will provide executive level care for your entire family. I have many years’ experience in taking care of a variety of complex medical problems. Many of my patients have multiple diagnosis such as diabetes, hypertension, heart, kidney and lung disease. I am also very focused on diet and exercise and can help you develop a personalized weight loss program. I am comfortable with all ages ranging from newborn infants to geriatric care. I also practice Women’s Health and can provide routine gynecological care. I am well regarded in the area and have received many complimentary recommendations from my patients. I am confident I can provide you with excellent personalized healthcare that will help you improve your current health status.

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Sex and Heart Attacks: What You Need to Know

Two of the biggest questions for people who have suffered a heart attack or have heart disease are: Can sex cause a heart attack, and when is it okay to have sex after a heart attack? 

Worrying about the strain sex can put on your cardiovascular system is a legitimate concern. And while enjoying regular daily activities that make you happy is important for overall quality of life, if you have cardiovascular disease (CVD) or have had a cardiovascular event, here are the facts are you should be aware of when it comes to sex. 


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Getting Enough Sleep Can Reduce Your Heart Disease Risk, Improve Overall Health

Mart J. Amick, MD
By Mart J. Amick, MD
August 10, 2019

Between 50 and 70 million U.S. adults have a sleep disorder, including insomnia (short-term or chronic) and sleep apnea. Close to 25 percent struggle with sleep in some form on a nightly basis. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared insufficient sleep as a public health epidemic. 


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Mart J. Amick, MD
Mart J. Amick, MD

Mart J. Amick, MD is an MDVIP-affiliated physician based out of Wilmington, DE. He's certified in internal medicine and sleep medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Amick graduated from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine and completed his residency at The Medical Center of Delaware. He is a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, recognized by Top Docs Delaware and was voted Best Family Doctor, Wilmington News Journal, 2002.

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4 Recent Studies Link Sleep to Heart Issues

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By Janet Tiberian
August 16, 2019

Experts have been telling us for years that poor sleep quality contributes to heart disease. But you may not realize just how detrimental sleep deprivation can be for your heart. A lack of sleep raises your risk for cardiovascular disease regardless of your age, weight, smoking and exercise habits, according to the Sleep Foundation.


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Janet Tiberian

Janet Tiberian is MDVIP's health educator. She has more than 25 years experience in chronic disease prevention and therapeutic exercise.

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How Much Alcohol Are You Really Drinking?

The answer to this question is not simple because we’re currently at a pivotal moment in the research and thinking on how much alcohol is OK to drink and if it might even have a positive effect on our health. For decades, the narrative has been that two drinks for men daily and one for women is not only OK but has an optimal healthy impact versus not drinking any alcohol at all.


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