It’s prostate cancer awareness month. See how The Urology Group has been treating men with CyberKnife for the past 10 years! Plus meet our 4 newest physicians!
DON’T PUT OFF YOUR HEALTH: CALL US FOR AN APPOINTMENT
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of us to adapt to a lot of uncertainty, but there is one thing we remain sure of: Maintaining good health is job No. 1.
The Urology Group is available to schedule appointments for tests, consultations, check-ups, and urologic procedures, so don’t put off calling us – especially if you have ongoing health concerns. One of the best defenses against COVID-19, and pretty much any illness, is having a strong body to fight back.
Our physicians, nurses, and administrative staff are taking additional precautions every day to ensure your safety.
We recommend you schedule an appointment for any of the following:
Good health takes good care. To schedule an appointment – whether you prefer in-person or telehealth – give us a call at 513-841-7400 or click here.
THE UROLOGY GROUP EARNS URAC ACCREDITATION IN SPECIALTY PHARMACY
The Urology Group is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement, and innovation. By achieving this status, The Urology Group has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes, and better patient outcomes.
The Urology Group Pharmacy in its Norwood location specializes in providing clinical expertise and comprehensive care for patients with prostate cancer. Uniquely integrated within the medical practice, pharmacists collaborate with all members of the care team to provide individualized care for every patient.
“This hard-earned accreditation is another example of The Urology Group’s effort to deliver on healthcare value for our patients,” said Dr. Gary Kirsh M.D., president of The Urology Group.
THE SUN’S BRIGHT SIDE: URINARY HEALTH BENEFITS
It’s been a hard-earned summer, and we hope you’re letting it shine on you, literally, by spending more time in the sun and enjoying activities that are safe. Yes, the sun offers substantial health benefits, as long as we don’t overdo it.
In addition to brightening our days, the sun is an essential source of vitamin D, a vital compound that many of us could use more of – 42% of Americans are deficient. The vitamin D we absorb from the sun improves bone health, supports the immune system, and enhances our moods. But maybe you knew that.
Here’s what you might not know: Vitamin D can benefit urinary health. New research suggests it could possibly reduce the risks of prostate cancer, for example, and other tests have shown men with low levels of vitamin D had higher chances of being diagnosed with the disease.
Separate research has linked low vitamin D levels to higher rates of urinary tract infections (UTIs). This is especially important in the summer, when dehydration and humidity contribute to bacterial growth in the urinary tract, which can lead to infection.
So, beam up. The sun, like ice cream, can make life better when enjoyed in moderation. Do wear UVprotective sunglasses and sun block to protect your skin and eyes, and then allow the sun to shine in your life!
A few of our offices have changes locations recently to be more convenient and comfortable for our patients.
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