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What are the Benefits of Having an EKG? Jan 10th, 2020

A quick and pain-free heart test could let you know if you have heart problems. Called an electrocardiogram, this test can catch early signs of heart disease, pinpoint heart abnormalities, and help doctors determine how to treat any problems detected. In this blog, the doctors at Downtown Medical Group describe...

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling Abroad Dec 9th, 2019

In 1990, when just 4% of people in the United States held valid passports, few Americans knew firsthand just how intriguing, energizing, and transformative international travel could be.  Fast forward three short decades, and more Americans are crossing borders than ever before — today, over 40% of U.S. citizens carry...

How to Prevent Prediabetes from Turning into Full-blown Diabetes Oct 29th, 2019

You may already know that diabetes ranks as one of the most common chronic illnesses in the United States, but did you know that as many as nine in ten diabetes cases are preventable? That’s right: Type 2 diabetes, which accounts for up to 95% of all diabetes diagnoses, can...