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Medicare Scams: How to Keep Your Information Safeguarded

Medicare Scams: How to Keep Your Information Safeguarded

This spring look for your new Medicare card in the mail.  Beginning April 2018, CMS (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) will be sending you a replacement Medicare card.  It is expected to take a year to accomplish this due to the vast number of people on Medicare.  The great …

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Declutter Your Heart

Declutter Your Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I’m not a packrat (I’m in denial) but I do tend to pile stuff in my study at home.  After a few weeks have gone by I start feeling sluggish when I sit down to write. I look around the room …

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Prescribed an Opioid? Ask your doctor (and dentist) these questions

Prescribed an Opioid?

By Dr. Sam Ho, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare If your doctor or dentist prescribes a pain reliever, take charge of your health and find out exactly what you are getting. UnitedHealth Group medical experts recommend you ask your doctor these questions about any opioid prescription. Common opioid brand names include …

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The Acceptance of Alcohol is Leading to More Dependence Issues and Health Concerns

The Acceptance of Alcohol is Leading to More Dependence Issues and Health Concerns

By Dr. Sivasekaran, MD In our social culture, drinking with family and friends is common for celebrating special occasions and in some instances coping  with  life.   Drinking alcohol has become extremely accepted in our society, and with that acceptance and desensitization of the harmful effects, comes a lot more alcohol …

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Arterial and Venous Circulation Dangers

Arterial and Venous Circulation Dangers

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Blood being carried toward the heart is called venous and blood being carried away from the heart is called arterial. Because proper blood circulation aids the body’s flow of nutrients and oxygen to the heart, brain and other organs, it’s imperative to maintain and improve …

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Medical Marijuana is a Viable Treatment Option: What You Should Know About it’s History & Progress

Medical Marijuana is a Viable Treatment Option

By Robert C. Goethe, MD Marijuana has been used as an effective and safe medicine for thousands of years in almost all civilizations including the USA. At that time, aspirin, opium, and cocaine were being discovered and touted as better drugs. There was also a financial incentive to outlaw the …

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Get to Know Your Eye Lens Implant Options

Get to Know Your Eye Lens Implant Options

During my 30-year journey in eye surgery, no story has been as dynamic and exciting as the story of the human eye natural lens, its disorder called cataract, and our relentless effort to improve the process by which the cataract is evacuated and replaced with a man-made intraocular lens, and to …

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Orthopedics and the Advantages of Stem Cell Therapy

Orthopedics and the Advantages of Stem Cell Therapy

Over 35 years ago, stem cells were studied for their positive regenerative effects at the University of Cambridge.  Since that time, stem cell regenerative medicine has come a long way with numerous research trials and studies that show the efficacious benefits to various age groups, and for many different medical issues. …

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Neuromodulation: An Option for Chronic Neuropathic Pain

Neuromodulation: An Option for Chronic Neuropathic Pain

By Michelle Heine, PA-C, MMS – Ocala Health Neurosurgical Group The perception of pain is highly complex not only physiologically but the difference of pain perception between individuals is of great variance. Pain originates primarily from noxious stimuli such as touching a hot stove, being involved in a car accident …

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InterCommunity Cancer Center Focuses on Education During Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month

InterCommunity Cancer Center Focuses on Education During Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month

Approximately 110,000 people are diagnosed with oral, head and neck cancers every year in the United States. Fortunately, many of these cancers are preventable and can be successfully treated if caught early. InterCommunity Cancer Center (ICCC) is encouraging people to learn more about these potentially life threatening diseases during Oral, …

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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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Proven Knee Arthritis Treatment

By Physicians Rehabilitation – FDA Approved Treatment for Knee Arthritis Offered Locally A person with knee pain knows how often it gets in the way of doing the things they want and need to do in daily life. Because the knee is a weight bearing joint, knee pain affects almost …

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Energy Medical (EMed) Leading the Way in Electro Bio-Energetic Therapy and Pain Elimination. Helping the Body Repair and Heal Itself Naturally.

Energy Medical (EMed) Leading the Way in Electro Bio-Energetic Therapy

Fast, safe and highly effective Pain Relief, NOW! Are you suffering in pain? Sick of the side effects from toxic drugs, unsuccessful surgeries and endless tests? Nothing seems to work, no matter how much you change your diet, exercise, get adjusted, massaged or needled? There has to be a better …

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Advancements in Dental Impressions

Advancements in Dental Impressions

If you’ve ever needed a crown (cap), bridge, implant, braces, or dental appliance you have experienced the dreaded impression.  You know the feeling of sitting in the dental chair, head tilted back and the goopy material fills the overly large impression tray that is inserted into your mouth, stretching out your …

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Meet the Medical Director of MIT

Meet the Medical Director of MIT

My decision to develop a multi-modality imaging center in the tri-county area is influenced largely by my passion to provide top quality medical imaging and interventional care to a community which I have called home for nearly 20years. As a resident of Lake County, and the son of a long-term Villages …

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