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Weight loss surgery education seminars scheduled for February

DAYTON, OHIO—Joon Shim, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, a fellowship-trained, minimally invasive and bariatric surgeon with Wright State Physicians, will speak at two weight loss surgery education seminars in February.

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Manage diabetes with lifestyle changes, smart choices

March 24, 2017 8:58 pm

DAYTON, OHIO—Diabetes may be more deadly in the United States than previously thought. It is the seventh leading cause of death in our country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Wright State Physicians offers weight loss surgery education seminars

March 17, 2017 8:56 pm

DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians will offer several education seminars about weight loss surgery at Miami Valley Hospital South (2400 Miami Valley Drive, Centerville, OH 45459) in Conference Room

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National Endometriosis Awareness Month brings awareness to painful condition

March 15, 2017 8:55 pm

DAYTON, OHIO—As part of National Endometriosis Awareness Month in March, doctors at Wright State Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology are encouraging women to talk to their physicians about endometriosis,

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Decrease risk for colorectal cancer through exercise, healthy diet

March 7, 2017 8:55 pm

DAYTON, OHIO—While a recent study led by the American Cancer Society shows that colon and rectal cancers have increased among young and middle-age adults, younger than age 55, a local physician says

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Hidden Scar™ breast cancer surgery offers women another option

February 8, 2017 8:53 pm

DAYTON, OHIO—In the past, women facing breast cancer had two options—removing the cancerous tissue with a mastectomy procedure in which all of the breast tissue is removed or a lumpectomy procedure

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Wright State Physicians Surgical Oncology joins the fight against cancer on World Cancer Day

February 3, 2017 8:52 pm

DAYTON, OHIO—World Cancer Day is Saturday, Feb. 4. The annual global event unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer by raising awareness and education about the disease. About 8.2

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Wright State Physicians Vascular Surgery to open additional office

January 23, 2017 8:50 pm

DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians Vascular Surgery will begin seeing patients at an additional office location on Needmore Road, effective Feb. 10. The new office location (1530 Needmore Road, 3rd

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Listening to patients is key to a good patient-physician partnership

January 10, 2017 3:53 pm

Listening to patients is key to a good patient-physician partnership Watch the video DAYTON, OHIO—When Nancy Knauff, 81, and her husband Glenn Knauff, 83, made appointments with Karen Kirkham, M.D.,

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Wright State Physicians to offer education seminars about weight loss surgery

January 6, 2017 4:05 pm

Wright State Physicians to offer education seminars about weight loss surgery DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians will offer several education seminars about weight loss surgery, beginning Thursday,

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Wright State Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology welcomes new physician

November 30, 2016 4:04 pm

Wright State Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology welcomes new physician DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology welcomes Geoffrey Towers, M.D. Towers, a fellowship-trained and

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Wright State Physicians Surgical Oncology supports Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November 15, 2016 4:02 pm

Wright State Physicians Surgical Oncology supports Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month DAYTON, OHIO—Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. It is one

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Wright State Physicians to offer educational session about bariatric surgery

November 3, 2016 4:02 pm

Wright State Physicians to offer educational session about bariatric surgery DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians will offer an educational session about bariatric surgery, a tool for weight loss and

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Wright State Physicians Family Medicine offers medical acupuncture services at the Wright State Physicians Health Center

October 21, 2016 4:00 pm

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine offers medical acupuncture services at the Wright State Physicians Health Center DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians Family Medicine now offers acupuncture services

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Wright State Physicians Surgical Oncology encourages women to talk to their doctors about breast cancer

October 14, 2016 10:14 pm

Wright State Physicians Surgical Oncology encourages women to talk to their doctors about breast cancer DAYTON, OHIO—During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Wright State Physicians

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Wright State Physicians Surgery welcomes new doctors in vascular, bariatric surgery

August 10, 2016 10:09 pm

Wright State Physicians Surgery welcomes new doctors in vascular, bariatric surgery DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians Surgery welcomes two surgeons, Laura A. Peterson, M.D., M.S., and Joon K. Shim,

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Wright State Physicians Family Medicine offers educational session about happiness

August 9, 2016 10:08 pm

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine offers educational session about happiness DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians Family Medicine will offer an educational session about happiness on Thursday,

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Wright State Physicians Family Medicine welcomes new doctor

July 28, 2016 10:07 pm

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine welcomes new doctor DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians Family Medicine welcomes Nicole Y. Turkson, M.D., Ph.D. Turkson, a family physician, is accepting new

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Nearly Half of the Area's Best Doctors are Affiliated with Wright State

July 21, 2016 3:41 pm

Twenty-five Wright State physicians were named to the 2015-16 Best Doctors® in America list. They represent 42 percent of the 59 Dayton-area doctors named.

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Male infertility: One couple’s story

June 28, 2016 10:04 pm

Male infertility: One couple’s story DAYTON, OHIO— Jason and Ellen Wheatcraft had a plan. The Wright State University graduates had been married for a few years, and they were ready to begin their

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Take steps to prevent colorectal cancer during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

June 1, 2016 7:44 pm

DAYTON, OHIO—In 2016, doctors will diagnose more than 95,000 new cases of colon cancer and 39,000 cases of rectal cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Colorectal cancer, cancer of the colon

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