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GI Division
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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28
Jul

Premier Medical Group Recognizes World Hepatitis Day by Urging Baby Boomers & Others At-Risk to get Tested for Viral Hepatitis

  Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley will be observing World Hepatitis Day (July 28) by urging baby boomers and other at-risk people to get screened for viral hepatitis, which is the leading cause of  liver damage, cirrhosis and liver cancer.  This “silent epidemic” affects more than 5 million Americans, yet according to the...
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22
Feb

“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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09
Jan

Gastrointestinal Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

The secrets to longevity and overall health have long been debated. Exercise programs, constantly evolving diet regimens, vitamin supplements and pharmaceutical medications have all been mentioned as essential components to maintain health. However, recent studies indicate that the secret lies along the Mediterranean coast and is much less expensive than a cruise around the Greek...
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