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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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The Hidden Message

The Hidden Message

By Alex Anderson Bizarre Stories There are enough bizarre things about the Bible to give lots of reason to visit its pages regularly. Some of my crazy favorites are as follows: Peter, one of Jesus most noteworthy disciples, gets out of a perfectly good boat and walks to Jesus on …

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UV Safety Month

UV Safety Month

Everyone needs some vitamin D from the sun, it gives us light and heat to survive but not everyone knows that skin cancer caused by the sun is the most common type of cancer in the United States, especially melanoma (the deadliest form) Ultraviolet rays from the sun are the …

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Men’s Health: Hormones don’t just affect Women

Hormones don’t just affect Women

By Dr. Gopinath S. Sunil – As men age, we tend to experience a series of common issues. The “spare tire” around our mid-section, hair loss, and a decrease in sex drive to name a few. What is the common thread in all of these little presents that Father Time …

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CT Imaging and CT-guided Pain Injections – Faster, Safer, More Detailed Imaging than X-ray

CT Imaging

CT (Computed Tomography) is a non-invasive medical test used to create cross-sectional images of the inside of the body. The CT scanner’s imager rotates around the body 360 degrees, taking pictures and sending them to a computer screen for viewing, printing and storage. CT scanning offers detailed views of many …

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Doc Talk

We know all too well that heart disease is the leading cause of death for all Americans – men and women – claiming the lives of more than 616,000 annually, according to the most recent data. “Recognizing and preventing men’s health problems is not just a man’s issue. Because of …

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Health & Beauty – Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar!

You may already have a bottle of apple cider vinegar stashed away in your cupboard for the occasional salad dressing or marinade, but have you ever thought to use it daily to aid in your appearance and overall health? If not, apple cider vinegar has long been touted for its …

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Summer Fun in the Sun and Saferty

Summer Fun

Now that the sun sets later in the day and children get to play outside longer, it’s time to get out the sunscreen and bug spray to protect your child. Sunscreen is essential to reduce your child’s risk of sunburn and skin cancer. Try to apply the sunscreen 15-30 minutes …

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CELEBRATING NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY… A FEW PICTURES ARE WORTH A THOUSAND CURES

NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY

InterCommunity Cancer Centers and Institute Recognizes Courageous Cancer Survivors and Supporters The American Association for Cancer Research’s second Annual Report on Cancer Survivorship in the United States shows that as of January 2012, there were approximately 13.7 million cancer survivors in the United States, a number that is expected to …

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Can You See Me?

Can You See Me

Welcome to June. The summer months are upon us and everyone would like to see crisp and clear at all the beautiful sights of summer. Now you can. The whole month of June is known as cataract awareness month. Cataracts are more common in adults 70 and older but according …

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