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Could Treating Lung Disease Lower Your Risk for Dementia?

By Cara Tompot | Staff Writer It’s 2015, and it feels like the healthcare dialogue has shifted greatly in the last decade. We live in a society that constantly uses buzzwords like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Movies such as Still Alice and Away From Her have brought these debilitating conditions …

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Surprising Connection Between Dry Eyes and Menopause

Dry Eyes and Menopause

By EyeSite of The Villages Menopause and perimenopause have many effects on women, none the least of which is dry eye.  This condition increases a woman’s risk of visual impairment when left untreated. Interestingly, relatively few women recognize dry eye as a symptom of the hormonal changes that occur later …

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Health & Senior Expos

Health & Senior Expos

Whether you’re 50 or 90, or anywhere in between, you’ll love the Health & Senior Expo. Come out and meet the experts who can make your life healthier, wealthier and happier! Get connected with Mt. Dora’s and Clermont’s largest Health & Senior Expos. This fun, informational event brings seniors together …

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A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

A Matter of Balance

Falls are one of the most serious health risks for older adults. They are not only the leading cause of injury-related deaths in this population, but they are also a significant cause of disability. In fact, falls cause ten percent of all emergency department visits and more than half of …

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If My Life Was But A Single Day

By Alex Anderson Mayflies I had this crazy thought. See if you can follow me on this. I’m 53 years old. If I live to be 86 years old (a very real possibility given my genes) then I have 33 years left. At first this sounds like a lot of …

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Breast Cancer Facts

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a very personal issue with me because I am a 7-year survivor of breast cancer. October is also the month of my cancer diagnosis.  Every anniversary of my diagnosis is a reason to celebrate. Each year that I am able to …

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Fish Oil Da Bomb or Debatable?

Fish Oil Da Bomb or Debatable

What used to be a slam-dunk consensus among medical and health professionals—fish oil capsules are good for you—is now a matter of contentious debate. My how times have changed! Those glistening, gold capsules, thought to do everything from protecting the heart and easing inflammation to improving mental health and lengthening …

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With Medicare Fraud in the News, How Do You Find a Provider You Can Trust?

Medicare Fraud

It’s alarming and disheartening to hear of a medical professional or organization being accused of fraud or malpractice, and it can make one wonder where to go for honest, dependable medical diagnostic and interventional care. Radiology Associates of Ocala has a longstanding trust-based relationship with patients, doctors and hospitals and …

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Tips for Healthy Aging!

Tips for Healthy Aging

Have you ever met someone and assumed they were 10-20 years younger than their actual age due to their great energy and wit? Sure, there are the “chosen” ones that are blessed with graceful aging genes. But there are also people who decide to make daily lifestyle changes which help …

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“Save a limb. Save a life.”

Limbstitute Comprehensive Vein Care and Limb Salvage The statistics are staggering: Almost one of every 200 Americans has suffered an amputation — about 97 percent of those to a lower limb. The real tragedy? Many of those losses could have been avoided with swift and adequate intervention. Simply put, the …

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InterCommunity Cancer Centers and Institute Spotlights New Prostate Screening Guidelines and High-Tech Radiation Treatments for Prostate Cancer

With the advent of sophisticated technologies, the fight against prostate cancer has become highly advanced with its technological capabilities and precise delivery of radiation to tumor sites. However, even the most advanced technologies are rendered obsolete if your prostate cancer is not detected early. September is “National Prostate Cancer Awareness …

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Replenish Your Joints with Proven *Exclusive Ingredients

Liquid BioCell™ Life is a delicious liquid nutraceutical that pro- motes healthy aging, active joints, and younger-looking skin. It pro- vides a unique and proprietary combination of science-substantiated ingreedients and antioxidant-rich phytonutrients that synergistically support a healthier life. Only Liquid BioCell™ Life contains multi-patented Liquid BioCell™, containing constituents such as …

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Test Your Ovarian Cancer Knowledge

Ovarian Cancer Quiz—True or False? 1. Ovarian cancer can be detected by a Pap test. 2. Ovarian cancer is usually detected at already advanced stages. 3. Most people who develop ovarian cancer have a family history of ovarian cancer. 4. Birth control pills reduce the risk for developing ovarian cancer. 5. …

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Help Your Kids Maintain a Healthy Energy Balance

As adults, parents and grandparents, we want our children to get good educations. To have friends and successful careers. To be happy, safe and secure. To build a firm spiritual foundation. For them to contribute to society. Above all else, we want them to enjoy the good health that makes …

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A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

A Matter of Balance

Falls are one of the most serious health risks for older adults. They are not only the leading cause of injury-related deaths in this population, but they are also a significant cause of disability. In fact, falls cause ten percent of all emergency department visits and more than half of …

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How To Have And Enjoy Self-Respect

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Just the other day my son was  packing up to move in to his apartment near the college he is attending. This is his senior year. As we were talking about his final year and classes, he became visibly frustrated. …

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