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What is Causing Your Chronic Gastritis (And How Can You Treat It)?

Chronic gastritis occurs when the stomach lining becomes inflamed. People may experience no symptoms or a dull, persistent stomachache. Knowing the root cause of your gastritis helps identify treatment options. Upon examination that includes a medical history and possible tests, your doctor will diagnose you with one of three types of gastritis: Type A occurs…

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Making the Connection Between a Healthy Gut and a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Month – and a good time to note a connection between your gut and heart health. Healthy eating helps you maintain good gastrointestinal health. This same healthy diet can also keep your heart and cardiovascular system functioning properly. Additionally, it’s possible that the bacteria in your gut play a role in…

Piedmont HealthCare Recognized for Excellence in Patient Service

Piedmont HealthCare is proud to announce that it recently earned the 2014 UnitedHealthcare PATH Excellence in Patient Service Award. The PATH program was developed by UnitedHealthcare to help improve outcomes for its Medicare Advantage members by encouraging greater use of preventive health care services. The PATH Excellence in Service Award is based on clinical results…