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Stay Married To Your Sweetheart

Stay Married To Your Sweetheart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church In the 2002 movie Cast Away, Tom Hanks plays the character Chuck Noland, an extremely punctual FedEx executive whose plane crashes during a storm over the Pacific Ocean. He becomes the sole survivor and washes ashore on an uninhabited island. …

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Heart Healthy Foods

Your heart is a pretty important piece of equipment, so it’s in your best interest to take good care of it. February is American Heart Month, and though most of us know the basics—eat whole grains, focus on whole fruits and veggies, exercise regularly—you might be unsure which foods are …

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Your Big Red Heart

Love is in the air and cupid is flying around shooting his arrow into your big beautiful red heart to spread love. But wait, February is not only Valentine’s Day but also American Heart Month. Many Americans don’t know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the …

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

By Compton Chiropractic Care – Shoulder pain affected 14 million people in 2003, and that number has increased as the population has aged.  Today estimates suggest that shoulder pain affects 49% percent of the population in America over the age of 60. A large majority of those affected will seek …

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InterCommunity Cancer Centers Host Fourth Annual Cancer Survivors’ Reunion

InterCommunity Cancer Centers

In honoring the indomitable spirit and courage of local cancer survivors, InterCommunity Cancer Centers (ICCC) of Leesburg and Lady Lake hosted its Fourth Annual Cancer Survivors’ Reunion on Friday, November 14th. The free event took place at the American Legion Post in Lady Lake. ICCC is part of Vantage Oncology …

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Be Clot Aware: Spotlight on Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Be Clot Aware

For more than a decade, the month of March has been dedicated to spreading awareness of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). It is important for you to learn how DVT affects the body, the risk factors of developing the condition, and how to prevent it. Since 2003, more than 25 major …

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Solving the Weight Loss Puzzle Frustrated with Excess Weight?

Find out why your body holds on to excess fat! Written by Carolyn Waygood, Certified Natural Health Professional Let’s shed some light on the misconception that excess weight is simply caused by too many calories and too little exercise. Most “diets” focus on calorie deprivation, while most “diet programs” are …

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The Scariest Thing I Have Ever Done

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I want to share a recent email from a friend. I warn you it may cause some spiritual discomfort. Hi Pastor Alex, I was thinking today of how amazing it is that you just sent a Dangerous Prayers email lesson …

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Department of Veterans Affairs The Villages VA Outpatient Clinic

Date: Saturday, February 7, 2015 Subject: The 8th Annual Tri-County Veterans Health Fair:  Vendor/Speaker Information “Celebrating the Courage and Commitment of Those Who Served” To: Participants and Vendors The 8th Annual Tri-County Veterans Health Fair will be held on Saturday February 7, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at …

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Are you feeling sluggish, tired or depressed? Have you noticed your nails are brittle and your hair feels like straw? Sleepless nights and fatigue overcome you. Last but least those extra 10 pounds you have been trying to lose will not leave, instead you see the numbers on the scale …

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Marathon Runners Over 30: The Unheard of Advantages

Marathon Runners Over 30

By Curt Davies – curt.davies@marathondriven.com When you’re over the age of 30, running marathons can bring many benefits that are often not the case when you’re younger. Whether you’re aware of the advantages or not, they do exist, and is exactly what I’m going to be going through in this …

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BREAST CANCER, WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EARLY DETECTION AND TESTING

Each October, a diversity of organizations, businesses and individuals take part in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month to heighten public knowledge about the symptoms and treatment of this disease. Why the focus on breast cancer, and why does it have its own awareness month? One reason is because breast cancer …

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URGENT CARE WHEN YOU NEED IT THE MOST

They are the “after hours” of health care – the weekends and evenings when your regular doctor’s office is closed and a trip to the emergency room isn’t necessary. Perhaps you suffered a minor cut or injury from a fall and you don’t want to wait all night or all …

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Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays – The old saying is true, too much of a good thing can be bad.

You know you’re full. Close to bursting, actually. You never would have piled your plate like that on a regular day, and you certainly wouldn’t finish it off. But it’s the holidays, and it would be rude not to try every dish, and it all tastes so good, and some …

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Better Health for the Holidays Optimal Health is Achievable!

Written by, Carolyn Waygood, Certified Natural Health Professional The holiday season is a joyous one, filled with gatherings of family and friends, festive parties, and delectable gifts! But for those who struggle with health challenges, be it excess weight, blood sugar management, digestive disorders, or painful inflammation, the holiday season …

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Holiday Season and Those With Hearing Loss

“For many of the millions of hearing impaired Americans, but especially the 27 million living with untreated hearing loss, the holidays may not be all that happy,” says Audiologist Cindy Beyer. Dr. Beyer, Senior Vice President of HearUSA, said studies have linked hearing loss to stress, frustration, and social isolation, …

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