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Antibiotic Overuse: A Major Health Threat

Antibiotics are amazing drugs that cure many illnesses, but their overuse and misuse leads to antibiotic resistance, a growing and significant health threat.  Since penicillin became commercially available in 1941, antibiotics have revolutionized health care and the practice of medicine.  Penicillin saved thousands of lives during World War II, when it was given to wounded

Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention

Osteoporosis is a disease that increases the risk of bone fractures in older adults, especially women.  May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, a time to look at the risk factors and treatments for osteoporosis, as well as some of the steps we can take to reduce our risk of developing the disease.  Bone

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Top Doctors: 54 Privia North Texas Members Honored on Prestigious List

Privia Medical Group North Texas (PMGNTX) providers are once again featured prominently on Fort Worth Magazine’s annual list of Top Doctors, a prestigious ranking of the region’s most respected and accomplished physicians.  The 2023 Top Doctors list includes 54 PMGNTX physicians across 15 medical specialty areas.  Nearly one out of every ten doctors on the

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

How much is too much?  That’s the fundamental question at the heart of Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to consider the numerous negative health and safety impacts of excessive drinking.  According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 140,000 Americans lose their lives to excessive drinking a year – that’s

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to shine a spotlight on a disease that for far too many people is deadly – but in most cases, it doesn’t have to be.  By raising awareness of early detection through colorectal cancer screenings, we can save a lot of lives.  Colorectal cancer, often called colon

Privia Delivers Health Care Value

Privia Medical Group North Texas (PMGNTX), a multi-specialty group of more than 370 health care providers, offers a lot of advantages for its patients – as well as for health care professionals, employers and insurance carriers.    PMGNTX is part of Privia Health, a physician group with provider networks across ten states serving more than

Be Prepared: Your Home First Aid Kit

Be Prepared: Your Home First Aid Kit

“Be prepared” is the motto of the Boy Scouts of America and it’s a philosophy we should all embrace – when it comes to our families’ health and safety, that means having a well-stocked first-aid kit and other healthcare essentials at the ready in our homes.  First aid is the immediate care someone needs when

Protect Against Heart Disease

Protect Against Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month, a time dedicated to understanding the dangers of heart disease, one of the biggest health challenges in our country.  Heart Month is also the perfect time to learn and adopt the healthy lifestyle behaviors that can help prevent heart disease.  The heart is a powerful muscle that dutifully beats about

Exercise Smarter in 2023

It’s a new year, which may mean you’re hoping to jumpstart your exercise routine with a new approach.  Maybe you’re looking to support a weight-loss goal, perhaps you just want to be healthier and mindful of getting enough exercise or maybe you are looking for a new challenge to take on.  Whatever your reason, you’re

Eat Better in 2023

Happy New Year! Did you ring in 2023 with a New Year’s resolution to shed some pounds? If so, you are not alone: public opinion surveys show that the top New Year’s resolution made by Americans is connected to losing weight and improving our health.  That’s a good goal – many of us could stand