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Are you experiencing chronic pain or another condition that medications alone haven’t been able to treat? Medical marijuana may be a reasonable alternative to try. Mark D. Baker, D.O., a board-certified family medicine and osteopathic manipulative therapy specialist at West Grandview Primary Care, shares some insight below on how medical marijuana works. How do I

LECOM to seek national accreditation and plans to break ground on new facility in 2024 Inaugural class of medical students to begin coursework in 2026 Jacksonville, Fla. – November 30, 2022 – The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) announced today a new partnership with Jacksonville University to establish a four-year medical school in

ERIE, Pa. (November 22, 2022) — Medical Associates of Erie, an affiliate of LECOM Health, today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand reopening of Waterford Family Practice at 220 E. 3rd St. in Waterford. Completed a month earlier than estimated, the 5,188-square-foot building replaces the facility formerly located in the adjacent lot. “With the

Visit your primary care physician at least annually. If you’re 45 or older, your primary care physician should recommend that you get a colonoscopy. William H. Wismer, D.O., a board-certified gastroenterologist at Plaza 38 Gastroenterology and Corry Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic, outlines the steps below for what to expect with a colonoscopy. The process:

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Its incidence is actually on the rise in developing nations. By the time there are symptoms associated with colon cancer, it is most likely to be untreatable, and certainly incurable. Brian V. Viviano, D.O., a board-certified gastroenterologist at Plaza 38 Gastroenterology and Corry Memorial

Even if you’re feeling well, you should see your primary care physician at least once a year for a wellness exam. A wellness visit is your opportunity to discuss any of your health concerns. You should also review your current medications and immunizations. According to Frank M. Tursi, D.O., you should bring in a list