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Good News for Smokers: LDCT Catches Lung Cancer Early

Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer death among Americans, and roughly 85% of cases are linked to long-term smoking. But we have important news: Low-Dose Computed Tomography, or LDCT, is an annual screening exam that can catch lung cancer while it is still tiny and localized, before …

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Healthy Aging: Choosing a Community that Offers a Variety of Options for Different Needs

Healthy Aging: Choosing a Community that Offers a Variety of Options for Different Needs

As individuals age, not only do their bodies grow older, but also, their safety, health, and wellness requirements continually change. Living in a single-family home far away from relatives or loved Ones is acceptable in some situations, but it’s usually advantageous to be in a community with like-minded aging neighbors, …

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PTSD and Recovering from trauma

PTSD and Recovering from trauma

By Eric Milbrandt, MD, MPH PTSD, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, automobile accidents, or other life-threatening events. Importantly, the exposure need not be direct or first hand. Instead, PTSD …

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Case Results: Outstanding Cases Piccin & Glynn HaS Handled

Case Results: Outstanding Cases Piccin & Glynn HaS Handled

By Katherine Piccin Glynn $52.0 Million Motor Vehicle Collision On February 27, 2017, a Marion County jury returned a verdict in favor of our clients for 52.0 million dollars. A second bad faith suit has been filed against the insurance company for the at-fault driver which should have settled our …

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Physical Therapy: Your Key to Wellness!

Physical Therapy: Your Key to Wellness!

Getting people moving and keeping them active is the key to health care. But there are so many illnesses and injuries that can prevent people from being active; from simple sprains and strains of ligaments and muscles, to arthritis and back pain, and to medical problems such as neurologic conditions, heart, …

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Laser Vision Correction: Is it Right For You?

Are you tired of your glasses fogging up? Do you wish you could see while swimming, instead of removing your glasses or contact lenses? Do your glasses get in the way of your exercise routine, your social life, your appearance, or perhaps you are you tired of constantly changing your …

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A Spa-Like Environment for Patients

A Spa-Like Environment for Patients

Anxiety and fear of pain keep many women from getting a mammogram. But imagine drifting off to a relaxing beach, a peaceful garden, or a captivating waterfall while modern and advanced imaging provides you a more comfortable experience and allows you to control the breast compression for your mammogram. All of this …

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CBD: Multiple Health Benefits From Nature

CBD: Multiple Health Benefits From Nature

CBD (cannabidiol) is also a viable alternative for many patients wanting the healing properties of cannabis and its potent antiviral and anti-inflammatory effects without the strict regulations of industrial hemp, AND without the psychoactive, mind-altering effects of THC. CBD is known to bind to receptors and is thought to regenerate …

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Influenza, Colds, Stomach Bugs: Is it a Bacteria or Virus?

Influenza, Colds, Stomach Bugs: Is it a Bacteria or Virus?

Many people are uncertain of the differences between bacterial and viral infections. It can be difficult to make the distinction, but it’s critical to know which microorganisms caused the illness because antibiotics fight bacteria but do not work against viruses. Therefore, if you treat a virus with an antibiotic, this …

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Get Fit in Ave Maria: Take Control of Your Heart Health

Get Fit in Ave Maria: Take Control of Your Heart Health

Your heart works hard for you nonstop for your whole life. So, show it some love. Making small changes in your habits can make a real difference to your ticker. In addition to quitting smoking, and making heart-healthy eating changes, exercise is an effective lifestyle change keep your heart healthy. At …

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Is Binge-Watching TV Affecting Your Health? Tips on how to combat negative impacts while still getting your series fix

Is Binge-Watching TV Affecting Your Health

It used to be that our favorite TV shows came on only once a week, at a specific time. With streaming services, we can now watch many of those same shows whenever we choose — and for however long – we want. But if you sit down for just one …

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Is Your Fish Oil Rancid?

Is Your Fish Oil Rancid?

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Think fish oil. If your gut reaction is “yuck,” you are in good company. Whether it’s from remembering Grandma’s cod liver oil or taking the foul horse-pills in the cupboard, the majority of us believe that fish oil ought to taste bad. We put up with …

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3D Imaging Minimizes Time and Cost of Dental Procedures

3D Imaging Minimizes Time and Cost of Dental Procedures

Physicians have relied on computerized axial tomography scans (CAT) for many years. CAT scans are an X-ray procedure that uses many different X-ray images with the help of computers to generate cross-sectional or even 3D views of internal organs and structures within the body. A knee replacement surgery, for example, …

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Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Living in Florida provides abundant fair weather for all residents throughout the entire year.  By way of good weather, adults are staying much more active as they age.  In our sunshine state, older individuals are golfing, playing tennis, pickleball, kayaking, swimming and the list goes on and on; but with all …

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Stress Incontinence Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Stress Incontinence

“Stress incontinence” is a reality for millions of women in America today. The “stress” is not emotional or mental pressures. Rather, it’s physical pressure put on the bladder that can cause urine leakage. Something as simple as a sneeze or a cough might trigger a leak. Standing up suddenly, lifting …

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Why Younger Men Should Seek Early ED Treatment

Why Younger Men Should Seek Early ED Treatment

DR. ROBERT LUPO, D.C. Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is deeply related to vascular health. Many men that begin to experience ED have little idea that they need to treat the arteriosclerosis in the penis as well as in their body. Most standard medical practitioners will start a man on the “little …

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