Tag Archives: Capt. Joseph McQuade

Get heart-healthy for American Heart Month

By Capt. Joseph McQuade, M.D., family medicine physician, Naval Hospital Jacksonville What are you doing to get heart-healthy?  Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S., claiming a life every minute—and February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every four deaths is from heart disease and stroke—that’s 2,200 deaths …

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Ask Dr. Joe: Welcome to Flu Season

By Capt. Joseph McQuade, family medicine physician and director, public health, Naval Hospital Jacksonville The flu season creeps up on us just as the kids get back to school. Seasonal epidemics of influenza occur every year in the U.S., beginning in the fall. Typically epidemics cause thousands to tens of thousands of deaths and about 200,000 hospitalizations. Since the 1940s …

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Get heart-healthy for American Heart Month

By Capt. Joseph McQuade, M.D., director for Public Health, Naval Hospital Jacksonville What are you doing to get heart-healthy? Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, claiming a life every minute—and February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three deaths is from heart disease and …

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