News from December 2015

December 15, 2015

The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) has identified New Jersey based ID CARE as a “Better Performer” in the recently released 2015 Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups Report. Based on 2014 Survey Data, ID CARE, PA was recognized for “superior operational performance compared with similar medical group practices nationwide.” The MGMA report, a …

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December 15, 2015

To the editor:  I read with great interest Philip Sean Curran’s piece (“Heroin use increase spurs need for forum”) in the Princeton Packet of Nov. 27. I have been concerned for a long time about this issue. There are a number of notable absent points in his story that we have tried to raise …

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December 15, 2015

Infectious mononucleosis (also known as mono) is caused by Epstein Barr Virus (EBV). This infection is most common in childhood and adolescence. In the United States, more than 90 percent of adults have been infected or exposed and have made antibodies to the virus. This virus is spread by oral secretions, or saliva. A common …

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December 15, 2015

Many factors can contribute to a scratchy, painful sensation in your throat. Environmental allergies, post nasal drip, exposure to cigarette smoke are among the non-infectious etiologies. Infections due to viruses are very common, and many sore throats will get better without antibiotic treatment. But a small portion of sore threats are come from Strep throat, …

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