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Gifts that give back all year long – New children’s toys and books help fund child medical grants

Gifts that give back all year long

While the official holiday season may be over, there is still no better gift than the one that gives back and the UnitedHealthcare Foundation helps families in need all year long through the sale of inspirational children’s books, toys, and kid-designed holiday cards, which help fund child medical grants for families …

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The Warning Signals of a Cough That You Should NEVER Ignore

Dr. Poonam Warman, MD If you are experiencing a chronic cough that is lingering, you need to take an active approach and seek medical attention. It’s better to catch diseases early or to give yourself peace of mind in knowing that it may just simply be a cough, but many …

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ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIAS

ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIAS

By George Rossidis, MD, FACS Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Ocala What is an abdominal wall hernia? Your internal organs and tissues are held in place by a tough outer wall of tissue called the “abdominal wall.” An abdominal hernia is an area in that wall that is weak or torn. …

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Why Are So Many Adults Needing Rotator Cuff Repairs? What to Expect if your Shoulder requires treatment

Why Are So Many Adults Needing Rotator Cuff Repairs? What to Expect if your Shoulder requires treatment

Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic increase in rotator cuff injuries.  As we age, our bodies are subjected to more repercussions from normal wear and tear.  This is particularly the case with individual’s age 60 and older, but the same wear and tear is accurate for younger …

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End Knee Arthritis Pain with FDA Approved Joint Injections

FDA Approved Joint Injections

By Physicians Rehabilitation If you have never had joint injections before, you may be wondering how this treatment works and whether it can truly make a difference. Below are answers to three of your most frequently asked questions: How do joint injections work? Our bodies naturally create a solution to …

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Weight Loss Surgery Options for the New Year

By Juan C. Gutierrez, M.D. Board Certified in General Surgery In the final hours of December 31, 2015, millions of people across the United States will unknowingly join together in making that all-too-common resolution, “This is the year that I’m finally going to lose this extra weight!” Some will succeed, …

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Computer Guided Dental Implant Placement

Computer Guided Dental Implant Placement

Computer Guided Dental Implant Surgery actually allows the procedure to be “performed” in advance of the surgery.  Surgical simulation can be done on the computer, so the exact size and ideal location for the implant is known.  In essence, the treatment is completed on the simulator pre-surgically.  Recent computer technology breakthroughs …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence …

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Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Some of you may have heard the term “mass”, when your doctor is describing a lesion, tumor, or suspicious lump in your body. You may have also heard of a biopsy, which is a surgical procedure to remove a small sample of a mass and send it to a lab …

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Until recently, pelvic organ prolapse (POP) was rarely addressed because women were reluctant to discuss the embarrassing symptoms. Because of our increasing life expectancy, POP has become one of the most common disorders women will face in their life-times.  Today, many gynecologists and primary care physicians routinely screen women for …

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SEEING PAST THE DIGITAL IMAGE – HOW RAO PUTS PATIENTS FIRST

When your doctor prescribes an imaging test to discover the presence, cause and/or location of disease or injury somewhere within your body, or you elect to have a voluntary screening scan such as a mammogram or an interventional service like varicose vein treatment, it can be challenging to know which radiology …

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“Winning the Battle of Long Term Pain(s), Depression and Anxiety”

Winning the Battle of Long Term Pain

By Dr. Michael John Badanek BS, DC, CNS, DACBN, DCBCN, MSGR./CHEV. In my 35 year career in Functional/Integrative Medicine, I have personally seen and experienced a steady drop in the overall well-being of all the new patients entering my office due to the constant onslaught of Iatrogenic (Medically induced) diseases and …

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How to Save Time and Money by Knowing Where to Go for Medical Care

How to Save Time and Money by Knowing Where to Go for Medical Care

People who experience an injury or illness often have to decide where best to seek medical attention, with some patients often heading to the emergency room (ER). Because ERs prioritize life-threatening emergencies, patients who are experiencing non-emergencies often have to wait hours to be seen by a doctor. Visits to the …

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Epilepsy and Seizures in Older Adults

Epilepsy and Seizures in Older Adults

Did you know that seizures are more likely to develop in older adults? Learn to recognize the signs of seizures and how you can help. Source: CDC Epilepsy is a broad term used for a brain disorder that causes seizures. In the United States, 2.4 million adults aged 18 years …

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Sexual Violence Prevent sexual assault before it starts.

Sexual Violence

Sexual violence is a very serious public health problem that affects millions of women and men. In the United States, 1 in 5 women have experienced completed or attempted rape, and about 1 in 15 men have been made to penetrate someone in their lifetime. Most victims first experienced sexual …

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5 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

5 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

Your recipe for staying on track no matter what’s cooking. ‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel disrupt daily routines. What’s more, it all goes on for weeks. How do you stick to your diabetes meal plan when everyone around …

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