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GI Division
23
Apr

Understanding IBS and Knowing When to Get Help

IBS and IBD – What’s the difference between? We hear a lot about IBS and sometimes about IBD, so some people wonder, are these just different names for the same disorder?  While both affect the digestive tract, the answer is no and it helps to understand the differences: IBS is irritable bowel syndrome It is...
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14
Apr

Coping with Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Yes’s and No’s of Gut Healthy Living

IBS currently affects one in seven Americans and without a known cause or cure, managing IBS can be very difficult. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to treating symptoms but we believe that with the right information, individuals can manage their IBS and are able to lead a normal life.   If you or a...
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27
Mar

Keeping Your Colon Healthy Can Save Your Life

Colon Health is Whole Body Health Maintaining your body’s overall health through healthy eating is something you often hear about, but sometimes it’s hard to convert this knowledge into a positive lifestyle. This post is going to explore why this is essential and the many different ways your diet and food choices have a tremendous...
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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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