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Lifting the Veil

By Robert C. Goethe, MD Florida now has over 100,000 patients who are on the state registry to use medical marijuana (cannabis) and that number is rapidly rising. Considering the lack of support from organized medicine and efforts within the federal and state to derail the movement, the public has …

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Benefits of Home Health Care

Benefits of Home Health Care

It has been proven that home health care is good medicine and that’s why CareTime is committed to providing high quality, consistent and compassionate personal and health care services in the home. Being with family and friends in familiar surroundings has a positive effect on patients recovering from illness or …

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Early Detection a Cause We Take Personally

Early Detection a Cause We Take Personally

No matter who you are, breast cancer can impact your life. Whether it affects you or a loved one, it can be a shocking diagnosis, even for those with inside knowledge of how common it is, and how important the need for early detection. Just ask Yvonne and Michele, two …

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ORGANICS VS. SYNTHETICS: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO YOUR OVERALL HEALTH

ORGANICS VS. SYNTHETICS

There is a direct link between our health and the way that our skincare products are produced and absorbed.  That’s why Be Well Holistic Massage Wellness Center takes organic treatments to a higher standard.  Be Well is dedicated to providing a true organic healing experience.  From the sheets to the oils, …

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Periodontal Disease & Men’s Health: Why Men Are at Greater Risk

Periodontal Disease & Men's Health

When it comes to oral hygiene and dental health, men and women aren’t quite the same. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, nearly 57% of men will develop some form of periodontal disease compared to only 38.4 % of women.   In more severe disease states, men have a much …

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Why You Still Have Hypothyroid Symptoms When All Your Lab Tests Are Normal

Over 20 million Americans continue to suffer with low or hypothyroid symptoms even though they medicate appropriately and have normal test results. The reason why? Most doctors only treat the medical problem and ignore the Functional problem! Hypothyroid Symptoms may include: Fatigue, Unexpected Weight Gain, Thinning Hair, Dry/Brittle Hair, Skin …

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It’s Cool to Eliminate Stubborn Fat

It's Cool to Eliminate Stubborn Fat

Eating nutritious food, exercising regularly, and maintaining a healthy body weight are important for a balanced and active lifestyle. However, many individuals who are at or close to their ideal weight discover that even with adherence to a strict diet and exercise routine, stubborn pockets of fat remain. Often located …

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Dizziness and Vertigo Should Not Be Ignored

At least 50% of the U.S. population will develop a balance issue at some point in their lives.  Balance disorders are common in the aging population, between 50 and 75, and are usually related to disruptions in the inner ear. Patients suffering from vestibular related disorders frequently experience vertigo, dizziness, …

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The Warning Signals of a Cough That You Should NEVER Ignore

The Warning Signals of a Cough That You Should NEVER Ignore

Dr. Poonam Warman, MD If you are experiencing a chronic cough that is lingering, you need to take an active approach and seek medical attention.  It’s better to catch diseases early or to give yourself peace of mind in knowing that it may just simply be a cough, but many times …

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Helping You Find The Perfect Place To Call Home: The Laurie Ann Truluck TEAM at Sellstate Next Generation Realty

Finding the right home in the right location for your needs can be challenging, but once you locate that perfect place that you enjoy, feel safe, thrive and build special bonds in, your overall sense of wellbeing truly begins to regenerate. It’s time-consuming, and finding the perfect home is not an …

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The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord

The phrase, “The fear of the Lord,” was one I never liked. By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Before I was a Christ-follower I thought, “Who would want to be a Christian and serve a god you would have to be afraid of?” By that time …

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PET/CT Uniting Two Important Tests to Deliver a World of Information

Two Important Tests to Deliver a World of Information

When both the physical and functional details of an organ or system are needed for an accurate diagnosis, it used to demand two separate tests, Positron Emission Tomography, or PET, a nuclear medicine that measures metabolic activity within the body, and Computed Tomography, or CT, which is an advanced x-ray system …

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Communication – What you Need to Know

Communication

By Tabatha T. McCallum, Au.D. Communication is vital for healthy relationships.  People with hearing aids, cochlear implants, or untreated hearing loss may find understanding speech to be difficult, especially in challenging listening environments.  When communication breakdowns occur, individuals may experience a range of emotional and social consequences including: frustration, anger, embarrassment, …

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Treating Painful Arthritis: Do You Need An Orthopedic Specialist?

Treating Painful Arthritis

Many different forms of arthritis affect over 50 million adults and 300,000 children in the U.S., and there are over 100 different types of joint disorders categorized under the term of arthritis.  Two of the main types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).  With Osteoarthritis, wear and tear …

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Eye Care Visionaries

The visionary doctors at Ocala Eye have good reason to celebrate. For nearly 50 years, they have been on the leading edge of innovation, providing Ocalan’s and residents of surrounding communities with the latest diagnostic services, medical equipment and surgical techniques, as well as top quality routine eye care – all …

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