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Dear Subscriber,
This month's newsletter discusses the importance of seeking treatment for GERD, the top 10 warning signs of colorectal cancer and warnings signs of dehydration.

-Brian Polner, M.D., CEO/President

The Importance of Seeking Treatment for GERD

Many people have occasional heartburn, especially during times of stress or after eating acidic foods. However, if you frequently experience burning pains in your chest and throat and cannot find lasting relief with over-the-counter medications, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Left untreated, GERD will cause significant damage to your esophagus, which can lead to ulcers, bleeding, scarring, and even cancer.
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The Top Ten Warning Signs of Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer (also known as bowel cancer) is the second most lethal form of cancer, and the fourth most common form of the disease. One of the reasons why it is so deadly is that it is a subtle illness that tends to produce only mild (or easily missed symptoms) until the cancer is quite advanced. Read on to discover the top ten warning signs of colorectal cancer, and if you experience any of them then make an appointment to see a doctor as soon as possible.
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Recognizing the Symptoms of Dehydration

A surprisingly high number of people, even healthy adults, become dehydrated on a regular basis. One of the earliest signs is thirst, but by the time you are thirsty you are already suffering the effects of dehydration. Severe and chronic forms of the condition can be serious, and when left untreated they can cause seizures and organ damage. Being able to recognizing the many symptoms of dehydration is the best way to prevent it from doing permanent harm or even becoming life threating.
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Free Wireless Internet Access
Healthworx now provides free, wireless WiFi Internet access in each of our offices.

Online Patient Survey
We've launched our very first online patient survey. Instantly tell us your thoughts regarding our practice and doctors.
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Research Trials & Studies
HealthwoRx™ is accepting applicants for select clinical trials. A clinical trial is a research study that follows a protocol designed for improvements in treating current diseases.

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June Vitamin Sale

For a limited time, HealthwoRx™ is offering a vitamin discount in all our offices. Print this coupon for details and take it to any office to redeem. Offer expires June 30, 2012. Not valid for online purchases.

Varicose Vein Therapy
Unsightly varicose veins are a source of pain and embarrassment for many men and women. Dr. Cohen treats them using a fast, preferred laser technique right in our offices. Call 954.983-8910 to find out more or schedule a review.

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