Category

GI Division
18
Mar

Colon Cancer the Silent Killer

The Silent Killer: How Plain Speaking About Colon Cancer Saves Lives Many of us are taught that it’s not polite to talk about bowels, the rectum or colon, our own or anyone else’s. Yet the truth is, if we keep quiet about these necessary and normal parts of the body, it may have serious –...
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01
Mar

“Tell Us Your Story” – Premier to Donate Free Colonoscopy Screenings

At Premier Medical Group, we care about our community. That’s why our physicians are donating a day of free colonoscopy screenings for those in need. We want people to know that health insurance should not be an obstacle to cancer screening. Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States....
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18
Feb

Premier Welcomes Lori Brown-Halbert, FNP-BC to our Gastroenterology Division

Premier is pleased to announce the addition of Lori Brown Halbert, FNP-BC to our Gastroenterology division. Lori is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience providing exceptional care to patients in the Hudson Valley. She will be seeing patients at Premier’s Poughkeepsie location. 243 North Road, Suite 301 Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 To...
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19
Nov

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,...
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01
Nov

More Than Just a Mustache: The Importance of Movember

What is Movember? Throughout the month of November men are encouraged to grow their moustaches to raise awareness and spark conversation for men’s health issues, particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. Why Men’s Health? The state of men’s health is in a crisis. Simply put, men are dying too young. Gender is one of...
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01
Oct

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Spurs Insight on Specialized Healthcare for Women at Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley

October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual month-long campaign to create awareness of the disease, is upon us. One of the most successful campaigns in support of medical research, funding and action, Breast Cancer Awareness highlights the importance of better overall health for women across the United States – well beyond breast health. As a...
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