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How hearing aids give you a great return on your investment

How hearing aids give you a great return on your investment

If you’re one of the nearly 40 million Americans who suffer with hearing loss, maybe it’s time to consider investing in your hearing health. Research shows that the rewards can be substantial. In fact, identifying and addressing hearing loss has been shown to positively influence virtually every aspect of an …

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A RAY OF HOPE: NEW STUDY FINDS FEWER CHILDREN ARE GETTING MELANOMA

FEWER CHILDREN ARE GETTING MELANOMA

InterCommunity Cancer Centers and Institute Offers Tips on Preventing and Treating Skin Cancer When it comes to melanoma, most people rarely associate this disease with children and teenagers. The reality is that melanoma does not discriminate which is why educating children about the importance of practicing sun protection may significantly …

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June is Men’s Health Month Cars, Trucks, and Regular Checkups Keys to Vigor, Vibrancy & Virility 

June is Men’s Health Month

By Michelle C. Reece, DrPH – Men’s Health Advocate Do men really take better care of their cars and their trucks than of themselves?  Most drivers know that if their car or truck is making funny noises, the dash board warning lights are on, or it is just not running …

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God’s Peculiar Little Habit

God’s Peculiar Little Habit

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church God has an unusual little thing He does. The first time I realized what it was it caught me off guard a little. And as a matter of fact it really frustrated me because he expected me to participate in …

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Dance For The Health Of It.

Dance For The Health Of It

Just in time for National Physical Fitness Month—the not so hidden benefits of bustin’ a move…! The next time someone asks you to dance—get up and go for it. Sure, they may just want to have fun, which is reason enough. But they may also have your health in mind. …

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Nuclear Medicine – A Breakthrough in Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine refers to a group of diagnostic tests that utilize a tiny amount of radioactive material to produce highly detailed images of different internal organs and systems, allowing specific conditions to be analyzed by RAO’s Board Certified Radiologists with an unparalleled degree of accuracy. The highly experienced and trained …

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Full Body Vibration: Natural Pain Relief for Arthritis Sufferers

Full Body Vibration

The official definition of arthritis is an inflammation of one or more of your joints. This inflammation manifests in stiff joints and pain, which usually get worse with age. Arthritis is caused by a number of sources.  Most people that suffer form arthritis have osteoarthritis, which develops naturally as we …

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Safety First: When seniors need help to stay safe

When seniors need help to stay safe

By Superior Residences Are you worried about the health and safety of an elderly loved one? Perhaps they have even been injured in a fall, are missing doses of their medication, or have become disoriented or lost while away from home. Assisted living is an option that is beneficial to …

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InterCommunity Cancer Centers to Enhance Coordinated Patient Care by Offering Comprehensive Services at One Single Location

InterCommunity Cancer Centers

In its continued efforts to enhance the access and delivery of coordinated cancer care for local patients, InterCommunity Cancer Centers (ICCC) recently announced plans to centralize its comprehensive services in order to provide them at one single location in Lady Lake. Leading ICCC Radiation Oncologist Dr. Herman Flink, who has …

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Vaccines and Stem Cells: Weapons against Lung Disease

Weapons against Lung Disease

By David Ebner, Staff Writer Every fall, the billboards and television commercials urging you to get a flu shot start to creep into the national narrative. Many people have reservations about the flu vaccine; some state it causes headaches and even engages flu-like symptoms. However, the statistics strongly support the …

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Blueberries Do a Body Good

Blueberries Do a Body Good

Don’t let their miniature size fool you – blueberries are proof that, when it comes to health benefits, good things really do come in small packages Research has proven that there are many great reasons to enjoy blueberries! This little fruit softens dry skin, boosts your brain, and may even …

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You Change Your Words to Change Your Life

You Change Your Words to Change Your Life

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Words and thoughts are spiritual. They are not material. The material world can be measured; the spiritual cannot. This is my simple definition of spiritual versus material. Also when I say spiritual, I’m not necessarily referring to God or morality. …

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