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A Change in Destiny

A Change in Destiny

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church A Change in DestinyJerry sat patiently in his shiny black Chevy Silverado in the same spot by the playground like he had done for the last four weekends. He reached over and picked up a brown paper bag, took out …

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Using Omega-3 Supplements to Treat Dry Eyes

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By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD If you stare at a computer screen all day, have reached the plus-55-years-old stage of life and have had a cataract operation, it’s likely you have all the makings of a serious dry eye problem. And you are not alone. Americans spend an astounding $3.8 billion on …

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Aging-in-Place Guide: How to Stay in Your Home in Later Life

Aging-in-Place Guide: How to Stay in Your Home in Later Life

The number of Americans who first grew up with rock ‘n’ roll, astronauts and McDonald’s is off the charts. The late 1940s through early 1960s were marked by a boom in the U.S. economy, suburban living and, especially, babies. Lots of babies were born during this time period—some 76.4 million …

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The Overlooked Dangers of Venous Insufficiency

The Overlooked Dangers of Venous Insufficiency

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Various forms of venous issues affect 25 million Americans.  Their legs are swollen, achy and they have a heavy sensation.  When our veins are working properly, they pump blood back to the heart.  Valves in the veins are made to open and close in one …

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NEXT-GENERATION IOL OFFERS “MOST NATURAL” EYESIGHT CORRECTION TO CATARACTS PATIENTS

NEXT-GENERATION IOL OFFERS “MOST NATURAL” EYESIGHT CORRECTION TO CATARACTS PATIENTS

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts, a clouding of the natural lens of the eye. Since the first cataract extraction surgery in the mid 1700s, cataract surgery has become the most frequently performed and, with a 98% success rate, …

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High Blood Pressure is Dangerous to the Heart Do You Know Your Numbers?

Chances are that you know someone with high blood pressure; maybe you have the condition as well. If you haven’t checked your blood pressure recently, you should make it priority to do so at your next doctor visit. Long term, uncontrolled or untreated high blood pressure can cause wide range of …

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Treating Heart Valve Disease with Minimal Access Surgery

Treating Heart Valve Disease with Minimal Access Surgery

By Omeni Osian, MD Ocala Health Heart & Lung Surgery Heart surgery is common throughout the world with over 700,000 heart surgeries performed each year. Of those, 250,000 are heart valve repair or replacement surgeries. Traditionally, valve repair and replacement is completed by separating the chest bone and accessing the valve …

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Managing & Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

Managing & Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) describes arthritis of the spine resulting in low back pain caused by a combination of inflammation of the damaged discs and a lack of spinal stability. In some patients, the pain may travel from the low back down into the hips and buttocks – a condition called …

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To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate, That is the Question!

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate, That is the Question!

The next flu season will soon be among us. With each year passing, viruses mutate, adapt, and become more virulent, causing more illness, and sometimes hospital visits. Protecting against some of these dangerous infections often begins by getting ourselves properly immunized. Immunizations help our own body produce essential antibodies that help …

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What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if you develop sudden onset severe back pain, more unbearable than you ever imagined? If your pain is new or feels different from the chronic back pain you may already be experiencing – which is currently being treated with exercise, pain medicines, and injections – it is recommended that …

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InterCommunity Cancer Center Appreciates Oncology Nurses!

InterCommunity Cancer Center Appreciates Oncology Nurses!

A cancer diagnosis is a devastating, life-changing event. Dealing with cancer and the physical, emotional and financial issues that often come with it can be extremely challenging. Luckily, oncology nurses are there to help patients along the way. InterCommunity Cancer Center would like to honor these medical professionals who are the …

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AMT (Acuscope Myopulse Therapy) Offered by EMED to Alleviate Pain and Much More

AMT (Acuscope Myopulse Therapy) Offered by EMED to Alleviate Pain and Much More

In the early 70’s a well-known physicist that helped develop the EKG monitoring system made headlines with a new type of electrical micro-current Therapy, which essentially was an electronic acupuncture technique using micro-current technology.  At the time his procedure was able to help many patients on all levels, including Olympic athletes.  …

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Psoriasis – More Than Skin Deep

Psoriasis - More Than Skin Deep

By Thi T. Tran, DO It’s easy to think of psoriasis as just a “skin condition,” but psoriasis is a long-term complex and chronic autoimmune disease that varies from person to person, both in severity and how it responds to treatment. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, “psoriasis is the most …

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Eliminate Your Low Back Pain at Little to No Cost! Compton Chiropractic is now offering Insurance Approved Braces including Medicare!

Eliminate Your Low Back Pain at Little to No Cost! Compton Chiropractic is now offering Insurance Approved Braces including Medicare!

By Daniel Taylor, DC, Compton Chiropractic Care Are you suffering from low back pain?  Are you tired of taking pain medication and muscle relaxers that only provides temporary relief?  Looking for other ways to relieve back pain without invasive surgery?  If you answered yes to these questions, then we can …

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The National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Day®

Walk, stretch, dance and celebrate. Americans of all ages and fitness levels are invited to join in National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Moving Day® events to raise awareness and funds to fight Parkinson’s disease. An estimated 1 million people in the United States and up to 10 million worldwide are living with …

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Your Superpower

Your Superpower

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I believe the reason God uses me is because I don’t know of anyone who needs God’s help and love more than I do. There are times I feel helpless and useless. I cannot depend solely upon my abilities nor upon …

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