Internal Medicine Division

Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the breast, it is called breast cancer. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. Breast cancer screening means checking a woman’s breasts for cancer before she has any symptoms. A...
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Five Benefits to Building a Relationship with a Primary Care Physician

You are young and healthy and lead a busy life. So why would you want to complicate your already hectic life with one more thing like finding a primary care physician and making an appointment? Research shows that people who have a primary care physician actually live longer. They are less likely to die from cancer, heart disease,...
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Call Today to Schedule Your Flu Shot

The CDC recommends getting a flu vaccination in September or October but getting vaccinated anytime during the flu season can help protect you. Premier Medical Group’s Internal Medicine & Pediatric Divisions have the influenza vaccine available at all locations. Call today to schedule your flu shot: Poughkeepsie (Atrium at MHRH) – (845) 790-6100 Poughkeepsie (243 North...
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Tips to Jumpstart Healthy Eating Habits in School-Age Children

With school back in session this September, we want to encourage parents to help their children get the fuel they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Food is fuel for your child’s body but not all food (and fuel by extension) is equal.  How can parents help ensure that children’s growing bodies get the right...
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Balancing School, Work, Play and Family Life

Transitioning back to the school routine is challenging for your child, and you. Ensuring that your family is healthy, happy and performing well takes good habits and good health. We talked to both primary care and pediatric specialists at Premier Medical Group for facts that you may not often think about, but which can have...
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August is Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness Month – Make Your Gut Health a Top Priority!

Your body is an intricate system with organs that provide essential functions. One such organ is your stomach, which helps you digest food and access the nutrients you need. Your gut health matters and staying informed can help you maintain your health. This month is Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness month and we’ve compiled several important...
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