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An excess of cholesterol results in plaque build-up on your artery walls, making it difficult for your heart to properly circulate blood, increasing your risk for heart disease.

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects over 29 million Americans, roughly 9.3% of the population, and remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States.

About 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year - that's 1 in every 4 deaths. 

Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs. The flu can cause mild to severe illness, and severe cases can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a yearly flu vaccination.

Medication Assisted Treatment can successfully treat substance use disorder and help sustain recovery by easing symptoms of withdrawal, reducing cravings, and blocking the brain's ability to experience a substance's effect.

Men’s health is focused addressing conditions exclusive to males, typically over the age of 18. Preventative screening should be done annually to address conditions such as blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes.

At Kennedy Health Alliance, we are treating obesity with a combination of dietary and behavioral interventions by implementing weight loss programs that place emphasis on diet, exercise, lifestyle and nutrition consultation.

Tobacco use and related illnesses remain the number one cause of mortality in the United States. Between the years 2000-2004, cigarette smoking caused nearly $200 billion in healthcare related financial losses.

Kennedy Health Alliance's Infectious Diseases specialists can provide all your vaccination and counseling needs for a safe and healthy trip abroad.

Our goal at Kennedy Health Alliance is to offer women comprehensive primary and preventative care services, including annual women's wellness visits.

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Living with chronic medical conditions can be emotionally and financially stressful. Kennedy Health Alliance can take the hassle out of your healthcare with Chronic Care Management (CCM).

Chronic diseases are long-lasting conditions that can be controlled, but not cured. Although chronic diseases are among the most common and costly health problems, they are also among the most preventable.

Healthcare providers are looking to control costs, while maintaining quality of care and patient satisfaction by engaging patients at all levels of care.

Kennedy Health Alliance has integrated care using an electronic medical record, allowing all KHA providers to seamlessly access patient medical records from any location at any time.

Kennedy Health Alliance, in conjunction with Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, is taking major steps towards ensuring patient and family satisfaction in end of life care.

Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services help you to understand what your medications are, what they’re used for, and why you’re taking them.

Preventative care and screenings are an important part of maintaining health and overall wellness. Screening can detect diseases in early phases of development, when they are more easily treatable.

From weight management to tobacco cessation, the Kennedy Health Alliance offers multiple programs to promote total well-being for the patients we serve.