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Detecting Diabetes in the Dental Chair

Detecting Diabetes in the Dental Chair

By Village Dental – More than 26 million U.S. adults have diabetes. However, as much as 20 percent of these cases go undiagnosed, according to the American Diabetes Association. Allowing the condition to progress untreated may lead to a lower quality of life and other health complications. Oral complications are …

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Diabetes & Hearing

Diabetes & Hearing

By James M. Davenport, Au.D. – Lake County Hearing & Balance Clinic – Certain medical illnesses or conditions can predispose individuals to hearing impairment. The natural aging process being the largest factor however certain illnesses and lifestyle choices can also contribute to the onset of hearing impairment. Among them are …

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Reverse Mortgages A Smart Financial Solution

By Carolyn Fields, CRMP – Convert part of the equity in your home into cash without having to sell the home, give up title or take on new monthly mortgage payments. The Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) loan is the oldest and most common reverse mortgage and is an FHA-insured …

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Breeze Through Allergy Season with Proper Care

Breeze Through Allergy Season with Proper Care

By Thomas L. Johnson II, MD – Not only are temperatures and weather conditions changing, but those annoying allergies you get every year, around this time, are likely to hit again. But don’t worry just yet, there are ways to fight the annoyance so you can be as allergy-free as …

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Need Legal Assistance? Seek Services Provided by a Trusted Law Firm

Millhorn Law Firm has assembled a team of caring, hard working attorneys and brought them together for the sole purpose of offering the best, most innovative and efficient legal services. Grounded in customer relationships and dedicated to our clients, we are committed to providing top notch legal services and representation …

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Training our Children to Know God

By Terry Hoskins, Director of Oasis Counsel – Parenting isn’t for the faint of heart. Parenting is one of the most challenging and awesome positions God places people in. As a result, it requires both discipline and intentionality if we are going to be faithful servants of God. Think of …

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HI-TECH BREAST C“ANSWERS”

Hi Tec Breast C

Inter Community Cancer Centers and Institute Uses Contura® Multi-Lumen Balloon For More Targeted Breast Cancer Treatment With recent advances in radiation oncology, knowledge is power for women exploring their treatith recent advances in radiation oncology, knowledge is power for women exploring their treatment options when fighting breast cancer. And with …

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE LONGER?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE LONGER

By Dr. David S. Dyer and Diana Dyer, ARNP – Did we get your attention? Almost everyone you know, including yourself, is aging and dying faster than is necessary. What is causing this to happen? Commonly called free radicals (no, not left over hippies from the 70’s) are wreaking havoc …

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Urinary Incontinence in Women

Urinary Incontinence in Women

By Uzoma Nwaubani, MD, FACOG – Millions of women experience involuntary loss of urine called urinary incontinence (UI). Some women may lose a few drops of urine while running or coughing. Others may feel a strong, sudden urge to urinate just before losing a large amount of urine. Many women …

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Vein Ulcers

Vein Ulcers

By Tom Tran PA-C, MPAs, NCCPA Surgery Board Certified – Venous ulcers affect more than 6 to 7 million people in the United States. They account for more than 70% of all limb ulcers, affect women more than men, and increase with age. Venous ulcers are primarily in the lower …

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Breast Cancer: What Should You Know

Breast Cancer What Should You Know

What is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is the uncontrolled growth of breast cells. The term “breast cancer” refers to a malignant tumor that has developed from cells in the breast. Over time, cancer cells can invade nearby healthy breast tissue and make their way into the underarm lymph nodes, small …

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How Do I Know if I Have Allergies?

How Do I Know if I Have Allergies

By Thomas L. Johnson II, MD – Runny, stuffy nose and sneezing are common symptoms. Sometimes it is difficult to tell if these symptoms are from allergies, possibly from an infection or neither. With up to 30% of adults and 40% of children having allergies, there is a good chance …

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Colon Cancer IS Preventable

By South Lake Gastroenterology – Colon cancer is the most preventable, beatable cancer if it is detected early. The first step to preventing colon cancer is understanding what the risk factors are. Everyone is at risk and should take the necessary steps to prevent it. If you are at high …

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Symphony Under the Stars

Susan Komen

Event to Benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure Central Florida The Villages, FL – On Friday, October 16th (with a rain date of Saturday, October 17th) a Symphony Under the Stars event will take place at The Villages Polo Grounds, with all proceeds to benefit Susan G. Komen for …

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Cancer of the Ear

By Dr. James M. Davenport, F-AAA, CCC-A – Cancers of the ear are uncommon and most develop in the skin of the outer ear, otherwise known as the pinna. Cancers can also develop inside the ear, however, these cancers are very rare. Most ear cancers are known as squamous cell …

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Heel Pain

Heel Pain

By Richard S. Benjamin, DPM – The heel bone is the largest of the 26 bones in the human foot, which also has 33 joints and a network of more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Like all bones, it is subject to outside influences that can affect its integrity …

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