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Help for Hips: Making Sense of Your (Not So) Random Pain

Hips problem

By Craig Chappell, DO, Functional Health and Sports Medicine of Ocala Having a hard time describing the location or source of your hip pain? Dealing with low back pain, suffering with pain in your groin area – or maybe your feeling soreness in the outside or upper thigh region? The …

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August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month!

Children's Eye

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month—a great signal for you to get your child’s eyes checked before school starts. It’s almost back-to-school time and you’re prepared with your child’s enrollment forms, orientation schedules, and immunizations–but what about their eyes? Join us as we observe Children’s Eye Health and …

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Stop Slouching

Stop Slouching

Was your mom correct in saying, “Sit up straight!”? Did any of us actually listen? It seems the majority of people are quite oblivious to harmful posture. The next time you are in public, make a point to observe how people stand, walk, and sit. It will soon be clear …

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Long Term Care? Why have it?

Preparing for the future will only ensure that it is better.

By George T. Leamon, CLTC – Lutgert Insurance The baby boomer generation is becoming more aware that insurance plays a very important role in their lives. This could be one of the reasons why we are seeing an increase in the number of insurance agencies that are playing for our …

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INTERCOMMUNITY CANCER CENTERS AND INSTITUTE AND THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY PROVIDE ENERGIZING TIPS TO HELP PATIENTS OVERCOME CANCER FATIGUE

INTERCOMMUNITY CANCER CENTERS

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), cancer-related fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer and cancer treatment.  Research suggests that anywhere between 70% and 100% of cancer patients getting treatment have fatigue. And about 30% of cancer survivors have said that their fatigue lasts for months or …

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Give Your Child a Fighting Chance

Help your child achieve greater health for a brighter future! Written by, Carolyn Waygood, Certified Natural Health Professional & Plexus Ambassador Most people are familiar with the quote “Health is the greatest gift”, but statistics have shown that America’s health is declining. This begs me to ask the question “Why …

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Pucker Up: Beauty Benefits of the Lemon

Lemons. We see them everywhere, but what you might not know is that this highly acidic fruit is used all over the planet by various beauty experts, and for good reason. Lemons are a fabulous source of vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and potassium—all antioxidants that improve the look and feel …

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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

By Brent Myers, Pastor of Community Life One year ago this very month I found myself in what was seemingly a perpetual series of events that turned our world upside down. It was one of the most difficult times of my life. In a very short span of a couple …

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CT and MR Angiography – Advanced Vascular Imaging for a More Complete Picture

CT and MR Angiography

Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) and Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) are considered the most thorough and advanced methods of vascular imaging, successfully replacing invasive and riskier procedures like catheter angiography. MRA and CTA enable radiologists to achieve more reliable and consistent diagnoses of vascular diseases. MRA is a special type of …

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Nature’s Answer to Dementia.

As you may know, the incidence of dementia is a growing concern among our senior population. More and more, we hear terms like cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s when describing the elderly. What do all of these words mean? And is there anything that can be done to treat those that …

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Child Obesity

“He’s so chubby and cute.” “What I feed my child at this age, doesn’t really matter.” “Do as I say, not as I do.” These are some of the common themes I hear when working with obese parents with overweight kids. According to the CDC, over the past 30 years …

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Hot Weather Running Tip

Hot Weather Runnin g Tips

The Road Runners Club of America wants to remind the running community about the importance of following our hot weather running tips. Running in the heat of summer can be dangerous if proper precautions and preparations are not followed. . Avoid dehydration! You can lose between 6 and 12 oz. …

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BLADDER CANCER AND WOMEN – WHY DIAGNOSIS COMES AT LATER STAGES FOR SOME

Bladder Cancer

InterCommunity Cancer Centers and Institute Encourages Women to Remain Vigilant and Seek Specialist if Experiencing Symptoms A new study recently discussed at the American Urological Association annual meeting highlights a potentially frightening finding about bladder cancer that experts at InterCommunity Cancer Centers (ICCC) and Institute (ICCI) of Leesburg, Clermont and …

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Vacation & Fresh Look

Vacation & Fresh Look

Summer vacations mean various destinations to different kinds of travelers, whether you’re looking to stick an umbrella in the sand, sip drinks by the pool, or hike some hills. Vacations are a great time to meet up with family and friends and for escaping our daily routines. One thing we …

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What Does Freedom Mean to You? Being Thankful for the Many Forms of Freedom in our Lives.

Written by, Carolyn Waygood, Certified Natural Health Professional & Plexus Ambassador July is a month in America when we pause and give thanks for the many freedoms our nation provides us, such the freedom of speech, freedom to practice a religion of choice, and the freedom of assembly. While these …

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