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A Life, No Matter How Short, Can Change the Lives of Others Forever

A Life, No Matter How Short, Can Change the Lives of Others Forever

Submitted by Hospice of Marion County When famed author Mitch Albom wrote the best-selling memoir of all time, “Tuesdays with Morrie”, he distilled the lessons of a lifetime of his aging professor. The wisdom he derived from his dying teacher became not only a book but also a movie and a …

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New Year. New You. Beat the Heat with ONE HD Hydration (Hemp Infused Water)

ONE HD Hydration (Hemp Infused Water)

With weather approaching the upper 90’s and on some days, triple digits, the heat can be unbearable at times and downright dangerous, this is particularly the case when we factor in high levels of humidity. Our bodies self-regulate heat by sweating and also through radiating heat back into the atmosphere. …

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UnitedHealthcare Ocala: New Year’s Resolutions For Your Health!

UnitedHealthcare Ocala: New Year’s Resolutions For Your Health!

Resolutions are great in theory, but the simple fact is that people usually find them hard to keep. Yet year-after-year, as the calendar turns to January, resolutions are made, many of which are health related, such as exercising more and eating healthier. Keeping your fitness and health goals on track all …

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Does CBD Oil Need Omega-3 to Work?

By Bo Martinsen, MD Every day, another article about the growing popularity of CBD hits the news. Some articles speculate on the enormous economic growth expected from CBD products, while others focus on CBD’s potential for reducing chronic pain and anxiety. The third type of article comes from researchers who cite …

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MAINTAIN LEG HEALTH FOR AN ACTIVE LIFE

MAINTAIN LEG HEALTH FOR AN ACTIVE LIFE

Feet and leg problems have a severe impact on quality of life but can easily be prevented by maintaining our secondary hearts. By Kenneth McLeod, Ph.D. Why do so many people suffer from problems with their feet and legs? Swollen feet and ankles, nighttime leg cramps, restless leg syndrome, varicose veins, …

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Overwhelmed by Anxiety? Consider Ketamine.

Overwhelmed by Anxiety? Consider Ketamine.

By Eric Milbrandt, MD, MPH Occasional anxiety is part of life. Many feel anxious when faced with a new project at work, before taking a test, or when making important decisions. I felt anxiety as the deadline approached to write this article. This type of anxiety can be unpleasant, but it …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence …

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The Most Common Causes of Cartilage Loss

The Most Common Causes of Cartilage Loss

By Regenexx, Sports Medicine, Stem Cell Therapy Oftentimes, patients ask us what they can do to improve their joint cartilage and prevent arthritis. Cartilage acts as a cushion between the bones to protect our joints by absorbing shock. The visual evidence of arthritis seen on imaging studies can be due …

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Reducing Your Risk of Cancer

Reducing Your Risk of Cancer

Diet, exercise and getting recommended screenings are some of the ways to lessen your risk of getting cancer. As we begin the new year, many of us will make resolutions to get healthier. Even though most Americans know that we should make healthy choices, such as quitting smoking, protecting skin …

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Tips to Stay Active & Take the Appropriate Precautions This Holiday Season

Tips to Stay Active & Take the Appropriate Precautions This Holiday Season

When we think of the holiday season, we typically visualize family dinners, lasting memories, and some relaxation, and we look forward to a peaceful experience. After all, holidays are a time to get away from our stress-filled lives and visit family and friends. In reality, these things hold true, but …

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Fish Oil and Fiber: How to be Number One at ‘Number Two’

Fish Oil and Fiber: How to be Number One at ‘Number Two’

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Countless blogs detail how exercising, eating well, and sleeping better are crucial for healthy aging. But there’s one aspect to good health that people rarely mention: pooping. Yes, pooping. Maybe as a physician, I should be medically correct and write “defecating” instead. But whatever the term, one …

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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care: What You Should Know

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care: What You Should Know

When your child, you, or a loved one has a fever, sprains an ankle, gets an ear infection or overheated, it can be quite scary, and the emergency room is not a place that most of us want to sit around waiting, or paying the hefty price tag that goes hand …

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Dental Plaque & Periodontal Disease Can Affect Your Overall Health

Dental Plaque & Periodontal Disease Can Affect Your Overall Health

Oral health has a lot more to do with their overall health than you may be aware of. The plaque build-up on teeth, says a lot about the plaque build-up in the bloodstream, arteries, and organs. The same is true of periodontal disease and inflammation of the gum tissue. If …

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Stop Overlooking Signs of Incontinence

Stop Overlooking Signs of Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence is a common medical condition that affects over 40 million Americans, yet it often goes untreated or unrecognized.  The reason for this trend is multifactorial, spanning from embarrassment to speak about this topic to dealing with more acute or morbid conditions that require focused attention. Nevertheless, it is a …

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Fix Depression Fast with IV Ketamine

Fix Depression Fast with IV Ketamine

By Eric Milbrandt, MD, MPH Depression is characterized by low mood lasting at least two weeks and is often accompanied by low self-esteem, loss of hope, lack of interest in activities, and unexplained pain. Depression affects 1 in 5 people at some point in their lifetime. Some have periods of depression …

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