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Keeping Kidney Stones in Check: Prevention and Treatment Options [Podcast]

Posted March 08, 2021 by Dr. Joseph Dankoff


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Gluten Digestive Issues Explained

Posted March 08, 2021 by Amin O. Mahdi, M.D.


Gluten intolerance or sensitivity, gluten allergy and celiac disease all have one thing in common - you guessed it, a problem with gluten. The term “gluten-free” has exploded across brand and food marketing the last decade; you can find it on many restaurant menus and products in the grocery store. While this wording may seem like a fad, it’s important to remember that people who have issues with gluten can have terrible, debilitating problems with their…

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Extinguishing the Burn of GERD

Posted January 25, 2021 by Tyler Bedford, M.D.


Most of us have been there, you meet with friends or family and overdo it a little. Maybe it’s that extra beer or glass of wine or the heaping scoop of Uncle Kenny’s buffalo cheese dip; but the end result is predictable. You get home and snuggle up in bed only to have that unpleasant feeling of burning in your chest and that bitter taste that seems to flow up into your mouth. It’s not a very tantalizing subject but nearly everyone has experienced reflux at…

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Understand Your Gut Health - A Helpful Guide to Probiotics

Posted October 11, 2019 by Julia G Thornton, MD


Your body is full of bacteria – in fact, the bacteria in your body outnumber your cells 10 to one. The majority of that bacteria lives in your gut, and most of it is not only harmless, but helpful to your body’s functions.

Balancing your gut bacteria correctly can have many health benefits, including weight loss, improved digestion, better immune function, better mood and memory function, healthier skin, and a reduced risk of many diseases.

To boost this friendly…

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Prostate Health 101

Posted October 04, 2018 by Joseph Dankoff, MD Summa Health Urology


Right behind skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. Each year, there are roughly 165,000 new cases in the U.S. The prostate is the organ located under the bladder that produces semen. Semen protects the sperm, so it can reach and fertilize a female egg.

While cancer is usually the first thing that comes to mind when discussing prostate issues, it’s not the only cause for concern. Other common prostate issues include non-cancerous enlarged…

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