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Intercommunity Cancer Center Offers Innovative New Therapy That Reduces Treatment Side Effects For Prostate Cancer Patients

Intercommunity Cancer Center Offers Innovative New Therapy That Reduces Treatment Side Effects For Prostate Cancer Patients

InterCommunity Cancer Center (ICCC), a leading provider of advanced radiation therapy in Lady Lake, Fla., is pleased to bring an exciting new technology to our region that can significantly improve quality of life for prostate cancer patients. SpaceOAR® hydrogel therapy pushes the rectum away from the prostate, creating a space between …

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Raindrop Vision Procedure Designed for People Who Want to Reduce or Eliminate Reading Glasses Now Available in The Villages and Lake Count

Raindrop Vision Procedure Designed for People Who Want to Reduce or Eliminate Reading Glasses Now Available in The Villages and Lake Count

The All-New Raindrop® Near Vision Inlay is designed to Improve Near Vision So You Can Once Again See Fine Print, Menus and Your Phone Without the Hassle of Reading Glasses If you’re at the age where you need reading glasses to see your phone or read a newspaper, menu, or …

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Much To Do About Eczema

Much To Do About Eczema

By Patricia Spitzer, PA-C – Village Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, LLC According to the National Association of Eczema there are over 13 million people that suffer with eczema, so there is a good chance you or someone you know has been affected. The term eczema is broad and as a general …

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Prostate Health Update

Prostate Health Update

Throughout their lifetime, some men may experience issues directly related to the prostate gland, necessitating a visit to their local urologist or primary care physician. What is the function of the prostate and what are the symptoms that men should be aware of to maintain proper health? In essence, the prostate …

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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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Electro Massage, The Ultimate Therapeutic Massage Experience

Electro Massage, The Ultimate Therapeutic Massage Experience

You are Amazing! And so is your body.  Human Beings have amazing abilities to perform, to heal and look amazing.  Many would argue that the Fountain of Youth is within us!  Here’s why; our body’s typically are producing over 2 million new stem-cells every second of every day.  Our ability to …

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Florida Strong: Post-Irma Disaster Relief and Stress Management Support

Individuals affected by Hurricane Irma also have access to a free, 24/7 emotional support help line at 866-342-6892, which is being provided by Optum as part of disaster relief support services.

Joining many other companies, organizations and individuals who have come forth to provide disaster relief post-Irma, UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) and its employees have donated more than $1.5 million to support Florida communities affected by the storm, including the Florida Disaster Fund, local community food banks, Habitat for Humanity, …

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Feeling The Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Feeling The Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

With all of the preparations, and bracing for the worst, the overall experience  has left many individuals physically feeling the aftermath of hurricane Irma. Most people in our area had less than 24 hours to prepare their homes, make a plan, evacuate, or hunker down in place.  The physical tasks of …

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HOW TO MINIMIZE YOUR RISK OF GETTING BREAST CANCER

By Michelle Haessler, M.D., Board Certified Radiation Oncologist As an oncologist, I have treated breast cancer patients from as young as 15 years of age to patients in their nineties. Breast cancer can affect anyone but is more common in women in their 50’s and older. Yes, I have treated …

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An Omega-3 Strategy for Pain Relief

An Omega-3 Strategy for Pain Relief

More than 76 million Americans live with pain every day. That’s more than the number of people who have heart disease, diabetes, and cancers combined, according to a survey by the American Osteopathic Association. But what’s worse is that one-third of these people believe that medical treatment will not help, or …

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Hormonal Disturbances? Pellet Therapy is the advanced treatment option women are asking for!

Hormonal Disturbances? Pellet Therapy is the advanced treatment option women are asking for!

As we age, women tend to produce fewer and fewer hormones each year after the age of thirty.  Females are predisposed to experience an imbalance of estrogen and testosterone, which can lead to hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety, depression, brain fog, weight gain, loss of muscle, irritability and bone deficiency. Bone …

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Hungry Heart

Hungry Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church The songwriter and performer Bruce Springsteen was right when he wrote, “Everybody’s got a hungry heart…” Inside of every human is this need or hunger.  Sometimes we try to fill it with love for another person, but for some reason…another …

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Improve Your Thyroid Function and Lose Weight

Improve Your Thyroid Function

You’ve done your homework and tried every weight loss program you could find. Nothing worked for your weight loss, or if it did, it didn’t work for long. You lost weight only to regain it. Or you sacrificed for months without shedding a pound. Doctors and others told you that …

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5 Reasons To Use In-Home Care

5 Reasons To Use In-Home Care

The physical and mental decline that comes with the aging process affects everyone in a different way. Some seniors find it particularly difficult to cope with the limitations of age. As a result, they may turn to denial and refuse assistance from loved ones. Services that provide in-home care staff offer …

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Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Be Aware of the Risks Associated with Knee Replacement Surgery By Physicians Rehabilitation As with any surgery, knee replacement surgery carries risks. There is a chance with knee replacement surgery to experience the following post-surgical complications: . Infection . Blood clots in the leg vein or lungs . Heart attack …

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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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