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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. 

Food to Fight Cholesterol

You are what you eat is nowhere more defined than in your cholesterol levels. It's pretty simple, if you eat a bad diet, you will get high cholesterol. But, you don't have to give up great tasting foods simply because your cholesterol is high. Read More
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What Are the Types of Cholesterol?

You've had your blood tested and your physician has come back to tell you that your LDL is high and you need to lower your Triglycerides. Most people aren't sure what exactly that means, so here's the description of your cholesterol, from the American Heart Association. Read More
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What is Cholesterol?

Almost everyone has heard of cholesterol. After all, it's one of the top factors your physician will look at in a blood test. But what is cholesterol? Here's a great article from the American Heart Association: Read More
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Women's Health and Fitness Day

Women's Health and Fitness Day is September 24th! Ladies, keep yourself healthy. Here's a list of 10 foods that every adult woman should include in their diet, according to Pam Peeke, M.D., M.Ph., author of Fight Fat After 40. Read More
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How Apple's Watch Can Help Your Health

For nearly ten years, Apple has been the premier technology pioneer. Think of the iPod and iPad. Think of the iPhone and iTunes. You can’t go anywhere anymore without seeing someone with an Apple gadget in their hands. Previously these products have been most popular amongst the younger generations, but that may soon be changing. Read More
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Prevent Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is usually indiscriminate. It affects 1 in 6 men in the United States and it is critical all men over 50 receive annual screenings, which are provided at no-cost to you at Family Physicians Group. Read More
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Prostate Cancer Risk Factors

Are you at risk for prostate cancer? If you are a man, you have a 1 in 6 chance you will develop prostate cancer at some point during your lifetime, with the odds increasing as you grow older. It's imperative you are checked for prostate cancer on a regular basis. Read More
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National Grandparents Day

The Sunday after Labor Day is recognized as Grandparents Day, where we honor our grandparents. The holiday was created in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter with a proclamation that read: Read More
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BVL's Address Has Changed

Family Physicians of BVL has not moved, but its address has changed. Starting today, September 2, 2014, parts of Boggy Creek Road will be renamed. Read More
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