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Bleeding Gums May Indicate Serious Health Problems

Bleeding Gums May Indicate Serious Health Problems

New information and study results are reported daily on a variety of health care topics. The link between oral heath and and overall health is no exception. For well over a decade the connection between oral hygiene and heart health has been examined and re-examined by dentists and doctors. While …

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WHY ALL BABY BOOMERS SHOULD BE TESTED FOR HEPATITIS C

By Rick L. Pesano, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director, Infectious Diseases, Quest Diagnostics – Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, caused by the hepatitis virus. Of the five different types of hepatitis virus (A, B, C, D and E), hepatitis C is the most common in the United States, affecting …

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Do You Have Frequent Heartburn?

Do You Have Frequent Heartburn

Recent studies report that the number of people who frequently experience symptoms of heartburn, also called acid reflux, has almost doubled in the past decade. Acid reflux can mean more than just discomfort – it can cause GERD. GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease, is caused by frequent acid reflux, the backup …

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Vitreoretinal Surgery has Changed Forever

Vitreoretinal Surgery has Changed Forever

Vitreoretinal surgery can help patients who suffer from retinal eye diseases—such as macular diseases, retinal detachment, and diabetic retinopathy—regain lost sight. With Mid Florida Eye Center’s new retinal surgery system, patients now have access to state-of-the-art vitreoretinal surgery in a convenient outpatient setting. “Our new retinal surgery system is an …

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Limb Swelling: A Search for New Treatments

Limb Swelling A Search for New Treatments

By Alyssa Parker – Finding an effective treatment of leg edema is a challenge many physicians face. Chronic leg swelling that builds up overtime, is often indicative of a serious disorder, and may become disabling if left untreated. There are two types of leg edema venous insufficiency and lymphedema. Unfortunately, …

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Do You Know What Your Options Are for Looking Younger?

Do You Know What Your Options Are for Looking Younger

By the ImageLift Team – Are you confused by all of the different treatments out there to help you look younger?  When it comes to the face and neck, the experts at ImageLift have been taking care of The Villages for years, offering more options to choose from that fit …

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Chronic Pain and Therapeutic Massage

Chronic Pain and Therapeutic Massage

Few things are as distressing as chronic pain. It saps your energy and takes an emotional toll. Over time, pain can become a vicious cycle with a life of its own; continuing even after the original cause is resolved. Therapeutic massage is a simple effective and readily available support measure …

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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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Is Your Heart Healthy?

Is Your Heart Healthy

By Compton Chiropractic Care – If you are like the average American your heart may be in need of help before you reach retirement age.  Most American males will need a heart procedure such as a stint before they are 60, and many will need invasive surgery such as coronary …

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The Heart’s Flower

By Darla Miller, BS, MBA  – When we have some form of physical trauma, we tend to treat the physical aspect of the injury.  We take medications to heal the wound; we put ointments on topically to prevent infections. But, with every physical trauma, there’s an emotional trauma that often …

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Controlling Your Diabetes: The Importance of a Pharmacist-Patient Relationship

Controlling Your Diabetes

You are not alone if you worry about taking care of your diabetes. You have a lot of company. It’s estimated that 23.6 million Americans have diabetes, with 1.6 million adults being newly diagnosed every year, and 57 million more Americans with “pre-diabetes”, indicating a high risk of developing the …

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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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Loving Yourself

Loving Yourself

By Terry Hoskins – Secular psychology tells us that many of our problems are the result of not loving ourselves. They conclude the root culprit of many psychological disorders is a lack of love for self. Others resolve that a person who does not love themselves is incapable of loving …

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KEEPING AN EYE ON THE FUTURE OF CATARACT SURGERY

KEEPING AN EYE ON THE FUTURE OF CATARACT SURGERY

By Mid Florida Eye Center – Mid Florida Eye Center recently celebrated 25 years of commitment to the local community. Our “history of firsts” includes helping pioneer innovations in no-stitch/no-needle cataract surgery and opening the area’s first eye surgery center. Along with founders Dr. Jeffrey P. Baumann and Dr. Gregory …

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Removing Skin Cancer with Mohs Surgery

Removing Skin Cancer with Mohs Surgery

By Ashraf M. Hassanein, MD, Ph D – Florida has the distinction of being the skin cancer capital of the United States. While the Sunshine State offers good weather and a desirable lifestyle, excessive sun exposure often leads to skin cancer. The good news is that there are a variety …

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