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April 25th, 2018

Cramping, bloating, excessive gas and alternating bouts with diarrhea and constipation – sound familiar?
It’s not hard to understand why many of us experience intestinal discomfort over the holidays. With such frequent opportunities to over-indulge in big meals and the difficulty of staying on your usual schedule for exercising and eating, unfortunately, this time of year provides the...

March 3rd, 2018

If you’re 50 years and older or 45 for African Americans and haven’t done so yet, now is the time to get a colonoscopy.

Of course, there are plenty of reasons you might put it off. You’ve got too much else to do right now… you don’t look forward to the bowel prep… you feel fine and have no reason to think you could get sick someday. But reasons AREN’T excuses, and you know that.

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June 19th, 2017

Florida Hospital Medical Group (FHMG) and FOX 35 WOFL have teamed up for Florida Hospital House Calls! Each week, one of our primary care or specialty physicians practicing here in Central Florida will be providing important health information to FOX 35 viewers and website visitors.

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September 10th, 2017

Don’t let common misconceptions about mammograms come between you and your breast health.

For many women, their first mammogram can be a dreaded event. It is one exam women typically postpone due to many misconceptions about the procedure. The most common one is the expectation of pain. The majority of women who come for their first mammogram expecting the “worst” usually leave...