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Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

Being overweight can cause serious long-term health issues, but the statistics of childhood obesity are staggering.  More than 100 million children worldwide are considered obese, and in the United States, 1 out of 3 children are diagnosed as clinically overweight. Over the past few years, there has been nearly a 20% …

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July is UV Safety Month – Summer is Here and so is the Risk of Sun Exposure!

Risk of Sun Exposure

By Thi Tran, DO and Joann Heim Warmer weather more often than not, means more time outdoors in the sun.  Although some exposure to sunlight can be enjoyable and beneficial, too much can be harmful. When you experience overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, it can lead to a …

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The Importance of Memory Care One of the greatest threats facing our population is the growing number of Alzheimer’s and dementia cases per year.  In less than 30 years the number of people diagnosed with this neurodegenerative disease will have tripled.  Currently, over 5 million Americans have dementia, and by the …

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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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CBD (Cannabidiol) Medical Marijuana without all the hassle or side-effects

CBD (Cannabidiol) Medical Marijuana without all the hassle or side-effects

Cannabidiol (CBD) is making headlines all over the world for its ability to treat and alleviate symptoms of numerous medical conditions effectively. There is a many reasons why hemp was the first crop to ever be cultivated over 10,000 years ago, and consumed by every culture, on every continent thru-out …

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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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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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Chronic Neck Pain – Osteoarthritis

Chronic Neck Pain - Osteoarthritis

There are many different forms of arthritis; osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type.   Osteoarthritis is an inflammation of the joints due to excessive wear and tear of the cartilage that works as a buffer between the joints and bone. Several of the most widespread arthritic symptoms are joint pain, stiffness, …

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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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Caring for Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Muhammad Ali, Michael J. Fox, Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash, Billy Graham and Estelle Getty are among a number of famous Americans diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, the nervous system disorder that disrupts body movement. Nearly 1 million Americans are living with the progressive condition, and each year, more than 50,000 people in …

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Millions of Satisfied Customers Worldwide Discover a Pain Relieving Device with Proven Results

Millions of Satisfied Customers Worldwide Discover

Coach Jimmy K Tired of weekly doctor’s visits and dealing with pain until your next appointment? Are you looking for a proven, natural, non-invasive and and drug-free alternative to aid with your health conditions? Look no further, a new holistic medical device is available to you at the Denas Pain …

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Heart Talk

Heart Talk

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church My dad told me a hilariously funny story that happened when he was about 20 years old. He was riding in the backseat of my grandfather’s car with my grandfather, Jeff, driving. Grandpa Jeff’s brother Uncle Walter was in the front …

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MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

As women age and approach the menopausal years in their late 40’s and early 50’s, estrogen levels rapidly decline. The result is a long list of changes that may affect the woman’s overall health and quality of life. These may include painful vulvar and vaginal dryness with intercourse, urinary frequency and …

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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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