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We pack Family Physicians Group’s health blog with valuable medical tips and research you can immediately use to improve your health. From disease prevention and symptom recognition to important updates about our medical community, you get the latest wellness information that lets you take charge of your health. 

Seven Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

Sunny weather is perfect for the fun summer activities, like going to the beach, picnics or hanging out by the pool, but seniors must be careful, as they are more prone to heat related illnesses. Dehydration, heat stroke, heat cramps and heat exhaustion can occur primarily for seniors in dangerously high temperatures. Read More
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PUP Members Get Special Enrollment Period

Attention Physicians United Plan members: In response to the popular insurance plan, PUP, being liquidated, Medicare is giving PUP members a special enrollment period --from now until August 31st -- to select a new Medicare Advantage Plan. Failure to select a new plan by August 31st will mean that you have to wait until the Annual Medicare Enrollment Period begins October 15th to enroll. Read More
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Prostate Cancer

More than 200,000 American men are affected by prostate cancer, making it the second most commonly diagnosed cancer amongst men in the United States. Fortunately, it is a very slow developing cancer confined to the prostate gland. So as long as it is detected early, prostate cancer is very curable. Read More
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Misleading Post Cards Are Not From Medicare

Be on the alert for misleading postcards that look like official documentation from the government regarding Medicare and Medicaid benefits. Its is important to point out that this is not a scam and nothing illegal has been performed by the anonymous company, but one should question the ethics of using deceitful marketing tactics to obtain seniors information for solicitation. Read More
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Happy Father’s Day!

Father’s day is this Sunday, June 15th. Family Physicians Group would like to take a moment to thank all fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, great grandfathers and fathers-to-be. Read More
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Physicians United Plan (PUP) to be Liquidated

We regret to inform you that Physicians United Plan (PUP) will be liquidated and out of business at the end of this month. PUP members will be switched back to original Medicare, effective July 1, 2014. Read More
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Men’s Health Month!

June is Men’s Health Month and at Family Physicians Group we encourage all of our male patients to seek early detection and treatment for diseases among males. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to bring awareness of conditions and the necessary screenings, so men can continue to live a healthy and active life. Read More
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Sun Safety Week 2014

We love living in the Sunshine State, but so much sunny weather can have a downside. Exposure to the sun may cause wrinkles and age spots and worse: skin cancer. Some senior citizens remain unconcerned about the negative effects of the sun’s rays, but it's important for to protect your skin, particularly in old age. Read More
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