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Keeping Summer Safe From basic first aid to family emergencies

Keeping Summer Safe From

By Lindsay Crocker, Family Nurse Practitioner Summer fun is just around the corner: sun, sports, pools, playgrounds and other outdoor activities abound. It’s no surprise to any parent that the summer season is also the busiest for your local emergency room. Knowing what to do when an emergency arises, when …

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InterCommunity Cancer Center wants to know, “Who’s got your back?”

InterCommunity Cancer Center

May is melanoma & skin cancer awareness month, and InterCommunity Cancer Center in Lady Lake, Florida, wants to know, “who’s got your back?” The back is the most common location for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Adequately applying sunscreen to your own back can be difficult. Find a …

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Do you know your Heart Health?

Every day your heart beats approximately 100,000 times, sending 2,000 gallons of blood surging through your body. Although it’s no bigger than your fist, your heart has the mighty job of keeping blood flowing through the 60,000 miles of blood vessels that feed your organs and tissues. Keeping your heart …

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Natural Arthritis Relief

Natural Arthritis Relief

Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States, limiting the activities of nearly 21 million adults, according to the CDC. Those with arthritis, though, don’t have to be slaves to their genetics or gym injuries; there are several natural arthritis remedies to help heal joint pain …

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Your dreams with our exceptional service.

Your dreams with our exceptional service

Freedom Pointe at The Villages – a Brookdale Life Care Community Our community gives you the freedom to enjoy life as you choose today with assurance that you have a full continuum of care options for tomorrow. The Life Care Program Life Care empowers residents to lead a dynamic lifestyle …

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Neurofeedback – Train Your Brain Noninvasive, drug free treatment for mental disorders.

Neurofeedback

Mental disorders ranging from depression to substance abuse can completely change the direction of an individual’s life. For those who want to make a change, the challenge can sometimes put it out of reach as a complete understanding of the disorder may be lacking. There are numerous treatment methods available …

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May is Food Allergy Action Month!

How Many People Have Food Allergies? • Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. • This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children (under 18 years of age) in the U.S. That’s roughly two in every classroom. • The economic cost of children’s food …

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Mental Health Home Care Helping families, caregivers and patients cope with behavioral and mental health challenges

Mental Health Home Care

When most people think of home health care, they most often imagine only physical injuries or illnesses. However, mental health is an important part of our overall health and can directly affect our physical well being or health. Mental illness requires diagnosis and treatment just as physical conditions do. What …

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Peace and Relaxation is Just a Phone Call Away

Peace and Relaxation is Just a Phone Call Away

“Serenity now” is what most people try to find in their busy lives, let the people at U2 NewU Browtique & Spa help you get to that peaceful place. The spa offers massages, facials, eyebrow and body waxing, organic facelifts, pedicures and a host of other services. “We provide personal …

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Protect Your Skin From Aging, Dark Spots & Cancer

Protect Your Skin From Aging, Dark Spots & Cancer

Sunlight, specifically UV radiation, is the Number #1 cause of skin cancer as well as unsightly wrinkles, age spots, thinning, more fragile skin. In short, excessive sun exposure is the main culprit for premature aging of the skin? The thermometer is reaching 90 more and more frequently, making it imperative …

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May is High Blood Pressure Education Month & Stroke Awareness Month – High Blood Pressure and Stroke

Blood pressure measures the force your blood exerts on blood vessel walls as it travels through your body. Your blood pressure reading has two numbers (for instance, 120/80). The first number is the systolic blood pressure, and measures the force your blood exerts on blood vessel walls as your heart …

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Walking Over Niagara Falls

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church During one of our Easter Services at Bayside Community Church, Nic Wallenda (one of our members) walked a high-tension cable over the audience in our auditorium as an illustration for our Lead Pastor, Randy Bezet’s, message. As Nic climbed onto …

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Vein Ulcers

By Tom Tran PA-C, MPAs, NCCPA Surgery Board Certified – Venous ulcers affect more than 6 to 7 million people in the United States. They account for more than 70% of all limb ulcers, affect women more than men, and increase with age. Venous ulcers are primarily in the lower …

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A Surgical Solution for Heartburn Without Incisions

A Surgical Solution for Heartburn Without Incisions

By Kevin Hoddinott, MD General, Vascular and Bariatric Surgeon What may have seemed like science fiction, surgery without an incision, is now a reality that is making lives better for patients suffering from chronic acid reflux also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) procedure uses …

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Combined CT/PET Outpaces Individual Tests By Leaps and Bounds

Combined CT/PET Outpaces Individual Tests

Certain injuries, diseases and disorders involve analyzing both internal structures and the function of specific systems. To do this, doctors use computerized tomography (CT), which combines a series of x-ray images taken from different angles to create cross-sectional images of interior tissues, bones and blood vessels. CT provides more detail …

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