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Hormone Saliva Tests Knowing your hormone levels is important.

Hormone Saliva Tests Knowing your hormone levels is important.

Hormones exist in harmony with each other – partners in a delicate balancing act. When balance is lost, hormone deficiencies and excesses can become toxic to the body causing unwanted symptoms, disorders and disease. The first step to managing your hormones is to start with a detailed assessment of your …

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6 Ways to Feed Your Boys’ Need for Adventure

By Lisa Appelo iMOM.com Two summers ago, my 9-year-old son and his neighborhood friends embarked on a quest. “Can we dig a hole?” they asked me one afternoon. Sure, I thought and directed them to the far corner of our backyard. And so began what turned out to be a …

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Keeping Our Kids Healthy in School

As autumn approaches, children are heading back to school. Because children spend much of their time in classrooms, schools are an ideal setting to teach and model healthy behaviors. As children across the country get ready to return to school, parents and staff can gear up to improve the health …

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

What is Childhood Cancer? Childhood cancer (also called pediatric cancer) typically means a cancer that is found in children and teens, and sometimes young adults. It is not just one disease. There are many types, which can be found in different places throughout the body. The most common cancer in …

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Your Attitude Determines Your Competence

Life-giving Attitude Part Three: Do It Afraid. By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Jeff was a bit quiet for me. It took a little while to get him going, but we eventually clicked. He was a really smart guy. The company he worked for gave him …

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Varicose Veins Can be More than a Cosmetic Problem

By Tom Tran PA-C, MPAs, NCCPA Surgery Board Certified – Since varicose veins seemingly only create an unsightly appearance, many people often think that there is no real medical problem, and that they are merely a cosmetic problem. This is a common misconception of varicose veins, and it results from …

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Miracle Electric Therapy Effective and Natural Pain Relief for Diabetes and Other Conditions FINALLY Available in Central Florida!

Energy Medical

If you are one of the millions of Americans suffering with diabetic neuropathy, venous ulcers, muscular atrophy, or other chronic pain issues, Acuscope Myopulse Therapy (AMT) offers the relief you have been searching for. Patients and physicians alike often refer to AMT as the “Miracle Electric Therapy” that allows the …

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National Cholesterol Education Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

Too much cholesterol in the blood is one of the main risk factors for heart disease and stroke—leading causes of death in the United States. One way to prevent these diseases is to detect cholesterol and treat it when it is found. And yet, most adults with high cholesterol don’t …

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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 …

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Stem Cells Break 25-year Stalemate in COPD Options for Floridians

By David Ebner – Staff Writer     Since 1990, there have been a plethora of medical breakthroughs. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States even though death rates for heart disease have dropped by more …

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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 …

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Nuclear Medicine Providing Unparalleled Accuracy & Speed for Early Discovery

Nuclear Medicine

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 …

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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 …

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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

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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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