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    Preventing Mosquito Bites

    By Frank Fraunfelter, MD, FACEP Medical Director, Emergency Services – Munroe Regional Medical Center While Zika cases identified in the U.S. are still primarily related to travel outside the country, the threat has reinforced the importance of preventing mosquito bites. Mosquitoes spread many types of viruses and parasites that can cause diseases. West Nile virus (WNV) is most commonly transmitted...

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  • Millions of Satisfied Customers Worldwide Discover a Pain Relieving  Device with Proven Results

    Millions of Satisfied Customers Worldwide Discover a Pain Relieving Device with Proven Results

    Coach Jimmy K Tired of weekly doctor’s visits and dealing with pain until your next appointment? Are you looking for a proven, natural, non-invasive and and drug-free alternative to aid with your health conditions? Look no further, a new holistic medical device is available to you at the Denas Pain Relief Store. This device is designed to address pain, promote...

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  • Food Can Heal or Harm – The Choice is Yours

    Food Can Heal or Harm – The Choice is Yours

    As astonishing as it is, the fact is, nearly 30% of Americans are considered obese. Even more disheartening is that obesity is not only a concern for adults, more and more children are being labeled as overweight or obese. The fast pace of today’s society, busy work schedules, financial concerns,  stress and anxiety, combined with the ease and price of...

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  • Is Your Home An Easy Break In Target?

    Is Your Home An Easy Break In Target?

    If, like many people, you’re concerned about the security of your home, or if you’ve been burgled before and want to stop it happening again, worry not. The following steps will act as a guide to how you can protect your home from break-ins. 1. Create Deterrents to Burglars Deterring burglars is actually simpler than it sounds. All you need...

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  • Waiting for a Heart Baby Addilyn’s Journey

    Waiting for a Heart Baby Addilyn’s Journey

    Two days shy of 26 weeks gestation, Amy & Daniel Jodoin received devastating news during a routine visit to monitor their twin girls. During the echocardiogram, the tech noticed something wrong and asked the doctor to take a look. At that time, Amy was immediately sent to Shands at the University of Florida Labor and Delivery unit to be assessed...

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  • Link Between Obesity and Low Testosterone

    Link Between Obesity and Low Testosterone

    Obesity, a condition linked to heart disease and diabetes, now appears to be associated with another health problem, but one that affects men only — low testosterone levels. In a study conducted by the University at Buffalo endocrinologists, researchers discovered that about 40% of obese participants had lower-than-normal testosterone levels. The percentage escalated to 50% among men who also had...

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Cookbooks to Benefit Cancer Patients in Need Now on Sale

Cookbooks to Benefit Cancer Patients in Need Now on Sale

The nonprofit 21st Century C.A.R.E. foundation is proud to announce that cookbooks to benefit cancer patients are now available for purchase. Proceeds from the cookbook will be used to provide financial assistance to cancer patients in need. The cookbook is titled “Caring Recipes for the 21st Century Volume II” and can be purchased at 21st Century Oncology’s offices in Ocala...

Preventing Mosquito Bites

Preventing Mosquito Bites

By Frank Fraunfelter, MD, FACEP Medical Director, Emergency Services – Munroe Regional Medical Center While Zika cases identified in the U.S. are still primarily related to travel outside the country, the threat has reinforced the importance of preventing mosquito bites. Mosquitoes spread many types of viruses and parasites that can cause diseases. West Nile virus (WNV) is most commonly transmitted...

Nuclear Medicine Providing Unparalleled Accuracy & Speed for Early Discovery

Nuclear Medicine Providing Unparalleled Accuracy & Speed for Early Discovery

Nuclear medicine refers to a group of diagnostic tests that utilize a tiny amount of radioactive material, called a radioscope, to produce highly detailed images of different internal organs and systems. The radioactive material administered is so minuscule and eliminated by the body so quickly that it is FDA-approved as safe. Just as important, nuclear medicine’s accuracy is leagues above...

The Health Benefits of Dietary Supplements

The Health Benefits of Dietary Supplements

With the popularity of fast and inexpensive processed food, many of us struggle to get all the nutrients we need out of our diets. As a result, dietary supplements are growing in popularity and are now a multi-billion dollar industry. Still, many of us remain either confused by what to take or skeptical of what the actual benefits of these...

Getting a Child’s (and Parent’s!) Mental Health  in Shape for a Great Start to the School Year

Getting a Child’s (and Parent’s!) Mental Health in Shape for a Great Start to the School Year

The school year is upon us and kids will be returning to academics once again. Parents will be adjusting to the back to school season with all that the transition brings. There may be stress, exhaustion, lack of sleep, busyness, chaos, and irritation, but there may also be optimism, excitement, hope, energy, and enthusiasm. To help your children and yourself...

9 Out of 10 Strokes Could  Be Prevented, Study Finds

9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability, but the vast majority of strokes are preventable, according to a new study. Researchers discovered that 10 controllable risk factors account for 90 percent of all strokes worldwide. Of these modifiable risk factors, high blood pressure (hypertension) is the most important....

August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month Video Games & Children’s Eye Health

August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month Video Games & Children’s Eye Health

As with television viewing, eye care professionals generally agree that video games will not harm your child’s eyes or vision, if you follow a few viewing tips. While there is usually less strain involved in gaming than in doing close work such as sewing or reading, being in front of a screen for long stretches of time can leave your...

Stem Cell Therapy and Willie Nelson:  Rebels by Their Own Rules

Stem Cell Therapy and Willie Nelson: Rebels by Their Own Rules

By Matt Reinstetle – Staff Writer    In the world of country music, few people march to the beat or their own drum – or better yet, guitar – quite like Willie Nelson. Nelson, 82, has been active in the country music scene since the mid 1950s and continues to tour. In the 1970s, country music was confined to a...

Millions of Satisfied Customers Worldwide Discover a Pain Relieving  Device with Proven Results

Millions of Satisfied Customers Worldwide Discover a Pain Relieving Device with Proven Results

Coach Jimmy K Tired of weekly doctor’s visits and dealing with pain until your next appointment? Are you looking for a proven, natural, non-invasive and and drug-free alternative to aid with your health conditions? Look no further, a new holistic medical device is available to you at the Denas Pain Relief Store. This device is designed to address pain, promote...

Vasectomy & Reversal

Vasectomy & Reversal

Vasectomy has grown in popularity throughout the world since its inception in the 19th century. Approximately 600,000 men each year choose to undergo a vasectomy in the United States alone. Of those procedures, urologists perform 85% of vasectomies. A vasectomy is a choice only a man can make, preferably with the support of his partner. While it is safe and...

Protect Your Skin: Prevent Melanoma  With Early Detection

Protect Your Skin: Prevent Melanoma With Early Detection

Melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer, develops in the cells that produce melanin — the pigment that gives your skin its color. This deadly form of skin cancer develops in a mole or appears suddenly as a new dark spot on the skin. Every year, more than 8,500 Americans (nearly one person an hour) die from melanoma. Several...

It’s Cool to Eliminate Stubborn Fat

It’s Cool to Eliminate Stubborn Fat

Eating nutritious food, exercising regularly, and maintaining a healthy body weight are important for a balanced and active lifestyle. However, many individuals who are at or close to their ideal weight discover that even with adherence to a strict diet and exercise routine, stubborn pockets of fat remain. Often located on the hips, thighs, abdomen, flanks, and chin, these fatty...

Food Can Heal or Harm – The Choice is Yours

Food Can Heal or Harm – The Choice is Yours

As astonishing as it is, the fact is, nearly 30% of Americans are considered obese. Even more disheartening is that obesity is not only a concern for adults, more and more children are being labeled as overweight or obese. The fast pace of today’s society, busy work schedules, financial concerns,  stress and anxiety, combined with the ease and price of...

InterCommunity Cancer Center’s  Advanced Tumor Tracking Technology Offers Prostate Cancer  Patients Many Benefits

InterCommunity Cancer Center’s Advanced Tumor Tracking Technology Offers Prostate Cancer Patients Many Benefits

Over the last few decades, promising new radiation technologies have been developed that safely deliver more accurate, higher doses of radiation, treating cancer more effectively while minimizing side effects. One of these exciting state-of-the-art technologies is the Calypso® 4D Localization System, an innovative technology for the treatment of prostate patients exclusively available at InterCommunity Cancer Center (I CCC). Calypso, also...

Oral Appliances Reduce Sleep Apnea

Oral Appliances Reduce Sleep Apnea

Dr. Kevin Brooks – Cosmetic & Family Dentistry A good night’s sleep has the power to restore the body and enliven the mind. For the 18 million Americans who experience symptoms of sleep apnea, a good night’s sleep also has the power to save their lives. Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious, life-threatening disorder that is characterized as a series...

Is Your Home An Easy Break In Target?

Is Your Home An Easy Break In Target?

If, like many people, you’re concerned about the security of your home, or if you’ve been burgled before and want to stop it happening again, worry not. The following steps will act as a guide to how you can protect your home from break-ins. 1. Create Deterrents to Burglars Deterring burglars is actually simpler than it sounds. All you need...