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Top Doctors 2024: 57 Privia Medical Group Physicians Recognized

The 2024 Fort Worth Magazine list of “Top Doctors” is out and once again, Privia Medical Group North Texas (PMGNTX) is well-represented on the prestigious list, with 57 of its providers recognized. PMGNTX providers are recognized in 15 different specialty areas on this year’s list.  The group’s physicians dominate the obstetrics/gynecology category, representing almost half

young girl with pink eye.

Pink Eye: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Pink eye is a form of inflammation that causes the whites of the eye to become red or pink.  When pink eye – also known as conjunctivitis – is caused by a viral or bacterial infection, it is highly contagious.  The condition may also be caused by allergies or irritants.  Our eyes have a thin

a person holding fentanyl.

Dangerous, Deadly Fentanyl

Fentanyl overdose.  Few words strike more fear in the hearts of parents.  That’s because fentanyl is all over the news and in our social media feeds for all the wrong reasons.  It seems like not a week goes by that we don’t hear of someone – often a teenager – accidentally overdosing on fentanyl.  Sometimes,

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Heart Disease Awareness

February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness of heart disease and the best ways we can all better take care of our hearts.     Heart disease – also known as cardiovascular disease – is the number one killer of women and men, responsible for one out of every five deaths in the

A generic pack of statins with a stethoscope.

Statins: What You Need to Know

Statins – drugs that help lower cholesterol levels – are the most prescribed type of medication in the United States today.  In fact, more than 40 million Americans are taking statins.  That’s not surprising, given that high cholesterol levels are a significant contributor to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.

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Eating Better in 2024

Happy New Year! Is changing your diet on the to-do list for 2024?  If so, you are not alone: a recent Forbes Health poll found that 33.8% of planned new year’s resolutions centered on losing weight and 31.6% were about improving diet.  Despite these good intentions, many of us find it difficult to sustain a

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New Year, New You: Let’s Get Moving

Happy New Year! Are you ready to get moving? Whether or not you have made a new year’s resolution to exercise more, most of us could benefit from an honest assessment of our physical activity routine: The answer for many of us is, probably not.  But don’t despair!  With a little planning, it’s not hard

a hand holding a Christmas present.

Holiday Shopping for Health & Fitness

Happy holidays!  Have you finished your shopping yet?  If not, here are some “healthy” gift ideas for you to consider.  If you’re shopping for someone who likes to cook, enjoys exercise and working out, or simply likes to be outdoors, there are all kinds of gifts to choose from that will contribute to health and