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Nutri Maqui

Nutri Maqui

Superfruits blend offers numerous health benefits packed into one fluid ounce serving. Fresh on the heels of its successful debut product launch, Bergamonte, Nutri Lifescience launched Nutri Maqui, a delicious superfruits blend, featuring the benefits of maqui berry blended with several other key high-antioxidant fruits. The supplement, available in an …

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Chronic Leg Swelling

Chronic Leg Swelling

By Tom Tran PA-C, MPAs, NCCPA Surgery Board Certified – In the US, over 13% of the population is affected by leg swelling. It costs over 200 million dollars a year to treat and manage this debilitating condition. It can affect your lifestyle, cause pain, infections, skin color changes, blisters, …

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The Great American Smokeout and Good News About Quitting

It’s that time of year again — mid-November — when the American Cancer Society celebrates The Great American Smokeout. Always on the third Thursday of November, this year the date is Nov. 20. It’s a day the media will make some mention of and smokers and their families may take …

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WHY ALL BABY BOOMERS SHOULD BE TESTED FOR HEPATITIS C

By Rick L. Pesano, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director, Infectious Diseases, Quest Diagnostics – Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, caused by the hepatitis virus. Of the five different types of hepatitis virus (A, B, C, D and E), hepatitis C is the most common in the United States, affecting …

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URGENT CARE WHEN YOU NEED IT THE MOST

They are the “after hours” of health care – the weekends and evenings when your regular doctor’s office is closed and a trip to the emergency room isn’t necessary. Perhaps you suffered a minor cut or injury from a fall and you don’t want to wait all night or all …

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Introducing Dr. Craig Chappell, DO to Central Florida

Whether you are a professional athlete, a sports minded student, a tri-athlete or an active adult, Dr. Chappell specializes in activity related injuries and nonsurgical orthopedics. Dr. Chappell is a board certified family practice, neuromuscularskeletal medicine and sports medicine physician. Dr. Chappell provides treatment for the following conditions: • Sports …

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Caring For Others Starts with Caring For Yourself

Caring For Others

Nothing says love like a caring hug – and there’s one quick squeeze that could actually save your life. It’s easy to focus attention on the people who matter most in your life and forget to include yourself, but your health impacts everyone who cares about you. One of the …

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Exotic Fruits Contain Natural Health Benefits

Exotic Fruits Contain Natural Health Benefits

Imagine a superfood — not a drug — powerful enough to help you lower your cholesterol, reduce your risk of heart disease, boost your immune system and, for an added bonus, increase your energy. Did we mention that there are no side effects? You’d surely stock up on a lifetime …

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Do Trials Shape You Or Break You?

By Terry Hoskins – Pain and suffering finds us regardless of who we are and is indeed a central part of the human experience. You may have everything this world has to offer like millions of dollars, cars, houses, and boats, yet when trials come, all the stuff of the …

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer is a disease in which malignant or cancerous cells are found in the ovaries. An ovary is one of two small, almond-shaped organs located on each side of the uterus that store eggs or germ cells and produce female hormones estrogen and progesterone. There are many types of …

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THE LATEST IN PAIN RELIEF AND INJURY REPAIR IS FINALLY IN OCALA… PROLOTHERAPY (PRP)

PAIN RELIEF

By Craig Chappeall, DO, Functional Health and Sports Medicine of Ocala Prolotherapy Prolotherapy is an innovative injection technique whose primary intent is to repair connective tissue (ligament, tendon or cartilage) and promote growth of normal cells. Prolotherapy relieves pain by directly impacting the underlying condition causing that pain. In contrast …

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Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Estate planning involves the process of accumulating, handling, conserving and distributing  your  assets  while  you  are living as well as making provisions for disposition of your assets upon death. There are a variety of tools available to manage your estate and prepare for a smooth distribution of your assets with …

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Imagelift

imagelift

Are you confused by all of the options out there that claim to make you look younger? Would you like to look your best, but are too afraid to experiment with something too new or too old-fashioned? Keep reading, we will discuss Dr. Rich Castellano’s 7 basic steps you should …

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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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One Another

One Another

By Brent Myers, Pastor of Community Life It doesn’t take much effort to hear of all the turmoil going on in our nation and around the world. It’s quite frightening at times to think about where this all might end up. But if we’re honest with one another, we really …

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH InterCommunity Cancer Centers and Institute Spotlights New Prostate Screening Guidelines and High-Tech Radiation Treatments for Prostate Cancer

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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