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Celebrate National Women’s Health Week with a Check-Up

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week with a Check-Up

May 12 to 18 is National Women’s Health Week. This week, starting annually on Mother’s Day is meant as a reminder to women across the country to make their health a priority – and to take care of themselves. At GMP Medical, we always want our patients to be as healthy as possible – that’s why we think there’s no better way to celebrate National Women’s Health Week than with a check-up! Take Control of Your Health Today! According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office On Women’s Health, there is no better time to start taking… Read More

Best Miami Events in Spring 2019

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There’s no way you can utter the words, “I’m bored” in Miami. It’s a very happening place, with so much to do, day in and day out, and there’s something for everybody! Spring is in the air and the Miami events calendar is on fire, with everything from music to tennis, to good food and showing your pride. We hope your energy level is up for it because you’re going to need it! Here’s a look at some of the spring events in Miami for 2019. Enjoy! Calle Ocho Music Festival Who among us hasn’t flocked to the Calle Ocho Music Festival? Well,… Read More

Four Steps to Making (And Keeping) A New Year’s Resolution

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With the end of 2018 in sight, the beginning of the New Year often means new resolutions. New Year’s resolutions are a part of getting excited about the future – after all, new year, new you, right? If you find yourself struggling to keep reaching for those goals, we at GMP Medical are here to help. Here’s how to make (and keep) a New Year’s resolution. Pick the Right Resolution for You According to a study conducted by Franklin Covey, a time management firm, one-third of Americans fail to adhere to their New Year’s resolutions past the end of January…. Read More

What Do Antibiotics Do To Your Gut Health?

What Do Antibiotics Do To Your Gut Health?

Antibiotics are an invaluable part of modern medicine. In 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered the first antibiotic, penicillin. Over a century later, penicillin and many other antibiotics have saved the lives of millions of people. While there are many benefits of antibiotics, it’s important to know what antibiotics do to your gut health. What Do Antibiotics Do? Antibiotics fight infections by either stopping the reproduction of bacteria or destroying them. Usually, our body’s immune system is capable of killing off bacteria before it can multiply. White blood cells attack harmful bacteria, even if you’ve experienced symptoms, the body is equipped to… Read More

South Florida Health Statistics That Will Shock You

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Are you familiar with South Florida health statistics? South Florida isn’t just the home of sunshine, beaches, and non-stop nightlife. If you live in Miami-Dade, Broward, or Palm Beach County, you live in 3 of the top 10 healthiest counties in the state – but what does that actually mean?  How Healthy is South Florida? The Sun-Sentinel reported recently that all three South Florida counties ranked in the top 10 healthiest counties in Florida – a feat that was last achieved 9 years ago. Miami-Dade jumped to 5th place from 23rd, Palm Beach ranked 8th for the second year in a… Read More

Hurricane Prep For Your Pet

When we think of hurricane preparation, we often think of shutters, water, and candles. It is usually afterward that we consider our pets. However, our pets are huge parts of our lives and must be considered in storm preparation. If you have never experienced a hurricane before, you may be confused about how to get your pet ready. The reality is, it is not much different than preparing for ourselves. Read on for a few tips to get pet-ready for a hurricane. This may be obvious, but make sure to bring your pet inside well before the storm begins. If… Read More