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Toy Safety Tips for a Happy & Healthy Holiday Season

Giving gifts to children is a favorite part of winter holidays, whether they’re wrapped under a tree or exchanged with the lighting of a candle. When choosing a toy for a child, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the toy be appropriate for the child’s age and stage of development. This makes it more likely […]

Tips for Avoiding Holiday Season Digestive Distress

The upcoming holiday season can be full of fun and happiness, or a gastric minefield for those with sensitive stomachs. Parties, traditional holiday foods, travel by car or plane, and celebration meals can trigger heartburn, acid reflux, stomach pain, gas, or diarrhea that will put more than a crimp in your plans. Dr. Sunil Khurana, MD, […]

The Prediabetes Epidemic

Without intensive early intervention, up to 30 percent of those with prediabetes will progress to type 2 diabetes within five years of their diagnosis. Diabetes is an all too common chronic disease. In 2012, 12.4 percent of the population over the age of 20 had diabetes.  Incidence of the disease rises with age: by 2014, […]

Are You or a Loved One Affected by Prostate Cancer?

Join us for a Free Prostate Cancer Health Forum Please join us for a discussion about the latest challenges, successes, and questions that you are experiencing in your prostate cancer journey.   DATE:   Wednesday, November 14 TIME:  5:30 p.m. LOCATION: Premier Medical Group, 1 Columbia Street, Suite 390, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601   To register, or for more […]