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INTERCOMMUNITY CANCER CENTERS AND INSTITUTE WISHES YOU A HAPPY AND HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON

INTERCOMMUNITY CANCER CENTERS AND INSTITUTE

Dear Readers, Every month we try to educate you about the latest trends and treatments in cancer care. This month, InterCommunity Cancer Centers and Institute of Leesburg, Lady Lake and Clermont want to step out of the classroom and welcome you all into our homes as we take this moment …

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Embrace Life and Hear the Joy This Holiday Season, Get Your Hearing Tested with a Loved One

HearUSA

Getting your hearing tested with a loved one may be the most precious and uplifting gift you can give-or get-this holiday season, says the Better Hearing Institute (BHI). No doubt, it will be among the very best things you-and your loved one-can do to safeguard an active, healthy, engaging lifestyle. …

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Smoking- The Breath Blocker

Smoking- The Breath Blocker

Respiratory Diseases The chemicals in cigarette smoke cause immediate damage to cells and tissue in the human body, including those on the path from the mouth to the lung’s air sacs-the final target of the smoke. Delicate lung tissue damaged by chemicals in cigarette smoke doesn’t have a chance to …

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The Gift Of Joyful Thought

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church My Uncle Mutt always smiled. His real first name was Eugene, but everyone called him Mutt. Late at night, sitting around a pot of Maxwell House coffee, my Dad and Uncle Mutt would tell jokes and “side splitting” hunting and …

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Holiday Travel and Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker – The holidays are right around the corner, which means many will be traveling to visit their loved ones, or for those of you who are snow birds you’re heading home to the warm weather down south. Many individuals choose air travel to reach their destination. For …

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What is Your Eye Exam Missing?

Traditional eye exams and retinal photography only examine the surface of the retina. The first signs of eye disease often appear below the surface of the retina. Vision threatening diseases often have no outward signs or symptoms in the early stages, so our practice has begun using state-of-the-art technology to …

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Heart Healthy Tips for the Holiday Season

Heart Healthy Tips for the Holiday Season

During the holidays, many of us look forward to parties and gatherings with our loved ones. Unfortunately, all those seasonal treats can make for tighter waistbands and added pounds. Let our tips guide you into a healthier, more energetic holiday season. Don’t show up to gatherings with an empty stomach: …

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November is Epilepsy Awareness Month

Epilepsy Awareness Month

By Sheila Pinkston Epilepsy is a neurological condition which affects the nervous system. Epilepsy is also known as a seizure disorder.  More people live with epilepsy than with autism spectrum disorders, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy – combned.  Below are some interesting facts about epilepsy. 1. No one …

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HELPING OUR NATION’S HEROES InterCommunity Cancer Center and Institute Participating in National Veterans Choice Program

InterCommunity Cancer Center is excited and honored to announce that it is participating as an oncology provider for the national Veterans Choice Program (VCP). InterCommunity Cancer Center is part of Vantage Oncology, LLC, a leading national provider of radiation oncology services and integrated cancer care, which operates more than 50 …

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Diabetes and Eye Health Diabetic Retinopathy

By Dr. Paul E. Collins If you have diabetes, you know how your body’s inability to use and store sugar can affect your health in many ways. When your bloodsugar gets too high, it can damage the blood vessels in your eyes. This damage may lead to diabetic retinopathy. Diabetes …

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Awarded Most Innovative Dietary Supplement!

Advanced science is completely changing the way you age. Clinically-tested Liquid BioCellTM takes years off your appearance and remarkably reduces wrinkles from the inside-out without cosmetic injections and reduces the enzyme that can make your skin age. For younger-looking skin, it’s necessary to replace or rebuild the underlying structure. Unfortunately, …

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SUFFERING FROM NEUROPATHY? OUR DOCTORS CAN HELP!

By Compton Chiropractic Care – Neuropathy, otherwise known by its symptoms of numbness, pins and needles, or even a burning sensation in the extremities, has several causes and is slowly becoming an epidemic in our society. DID YOU KNOW: In 1976, hundreds of otherwise healthy teenagers, reported to emergency rooms …

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NOVEMBER IS LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

LUNG CANCER

With the changing of the seasons and the holidays approaching, November has another significant meaning. It is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Many people don’t know but Lung cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women. However it is still the most common cause of cancer …

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PARADY IN THE COMMUNITY:

PARADY IN THE COMMUNITY

Parady Financial Group CEO Greg Parady may be best known as the Layaway Santa who paid off over $20,000 worth of layaway Christmas gifts in 2013 at a Wal-Mart in The Villages, FL.  His unexpected generosity garnered national attention from CNN, MSNBC, The Today Show, Time Magazine, Good Morning America …

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Could Treating Lung Disease Lower Your Risk for Dementia?

By Cara Tompot | Staff Writer It’s 2015, and it feels like the healthcare dialogue has shifted greatly in the last decade. We live in a society that constantly uses buzzwords like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Movies such as Still Alice and Away From Her have brought these debilitating conditions …

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SAFETY: What you can’t hear CAN hurt you.

In the United States today, there are 36 million people living with untreated hearing loss.There are many reasons why each and every one of them should seek hearing care, including improvementof quality of life, but the foremost reason is SAFETY. Studies have shown that hearing impairment not only affects business, …

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