Archive for June 2014

New Laboratory Test at Coral Gables Executive Physicians


Coral Gables Executive Physicians currently offers an array of Diagnostic and Laboratory tests and this month we are excited to announce that we have a new Laboratory test to offer – The ColonSentry® test.

The ColonSentry® test is a simple blood test for assessing individual Colorectal cancer (CRC), the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States. The early CRC dietetic is not a stand-alone screening test, but rather a test that is intended for patients who prefer minimally invasive exams and specifically decline colonoscopy.

The test is especially useful for patients younger than fifty years old who want to asses their risk for Colorectal cancer or patients who are above the age of fifty and are either between screening colonoscopies or have not wanted to perform a colonoscopy yet.


Work Series: Part 2

Maddy working hardHard Work vs. Stress

What is the difference between hard work and stress? Hard work is working towards your passion and seeing the value in your performance. Hard work gives you a special feeling of accomplishment once your goal has been completed. Stress, on the other hand, is an imposed pressure that involves a great amount of anxiety as to whether your task will be completed properly.

Creating a balance between work and your personal life is not entirely practical. That said, figuring out the difference between hard work and stress can help you avoid health problems in the long run.


Work Series: Part 1

can-stress-cause-acid-reflux“Am I Working Too Hard And If So Why?”  

The term “Workaholic” is often used lightly to describe an individual who spends the majority of their time working. Somehow the term has become a parody of a word that represents an actual problem. The truth, however, is that workaholism is a serious issue for professionals.

Forbes recently published an article entitled “Am I Working Too Hard And If So Why?” The article examines the commonly used “Workaholic” expression and answers the very important question of whether being a workaholic leads to short and long term health problems.