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Internal Medicine Division
09
Dec

Preventive Care for the Whole Family Begins with Primary Care

Many medical professionals consider primary care to be the first line of defense against chronic illnesses, long- and short term condition, which often do not affect members of a household equally. Age is a crucial factor. And as any head of household will tell you: coordinating primary care visits for family members of different age...
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03
Dec

Getting Enough Sleep is Not a Luxury – It’s a Necessity

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has declared that lack of sleep among the US population is an epidemic. In 2016, they reported that more than a third of American adults do not get enough sleep, and things have only grown worse since then. Scientists have proven time and time again that sleep is essential...
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05
Nov

Facts and myths about food and drink that boost energy naturally!

Any hour, day or night, you can turn to a magazine, online article or book and receive advice about nutrition. Is the information that you hear completely accurate? Who has placed the article? What are their intentions? We hear so much conflicting information that we want to help you set the record straight. This article...
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21
Oct

Diabetes… the Good News

Diabetes is a chronic disease that currently affects more than one in ten Americans. There are two types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. Type 2 diabetes is the most common, accounting for 80-90 percent of all cases. The disease is caused by a resistance to the effects of insulin as well as a...
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17
Oct

As the Season Changes, How Do Our Bodies Respond?

With the arrival of autumn, we begin to notice the beauty in the shifting leaves outside and the crisp chill that signifies the end of summer. We may even take note of the seasonal arrival of pumpkin flavored treats in our local coffee shops. But, as we shift from shorts and swimsuits to sweaters and...
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14
Oct

Adult Vaccination’s Role in Protecting Your Health

Vaccinations aren’t just for children. There are several important vaccines recommended for adults, but too many adults fail to receive them. “Generally, people don’t like getting shots, let’s be honest,” says Dr. Anita V. Pavels, an Internal Medicine specialist with Premier Medical Group. “But adults need these vaccines because there are viruses and bacteria that can still make them very, very sick. The most important vaccines...
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