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How On-Site Healthcare Improves Quality of Life

How On-Site Healthcare Improves Quality of Life

The master-planned community of Ave Maria, Florida has been recognized as one of Florida’s fastest growing communities with a focus on an active lifestyle for its residents. Healthcare, however, also plays an important role in the quality of life for its 5,000 residents. Ave Maria is currently home to a walk-in …

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Childhood Obesity Can Cause Major Health Concerns Into Adulthood

Childhood Obesity Can Cause Major Health Concerns Into Adulthood

Being overweight can cause serious long-term health issues, but the statistics of childhood obesity are staggering. More than 100 million children worldwide are considered obese, and in the United States, 1 out of 3 children are diagnosed as clinically overweight. Over the past few years, there has been nearly a …

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Finding Your Optimal Melatonin Dose

Finding Your Optimal Melatonin Dose

By Bo Martinsen, MD Melatonin is a molecule indispensable for life. Found in most plants and living organisms, melatonin contributes to a wide range of physiological functions as an antioxidant, hormone, and anti-inflammatory agent. In spite of its varied benefits, melatonin is still best known for its role in improving sleep …

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)?

Every year, a significant number of patients see a physician complaining of hand numbness, tingling, and pain. Many of these patients are assumed to have nerve compression in the neck area and come to the doctor’s office with an MRI of the cervical spine. Some may even have had surgery …

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Cholesterol Numbers – Are Directly Affected By The Foods We Eat

Are Directly Affected By The Foods We Eat

March is National Nutrition Awareness Month.  The food we put into our bodies has a lot more to do with our overall health than most people are aware—including our cholesterol numbers.  Along with a good exercise routine and regular blood work, physicals, and medications, cholesterol levels can naturally be lowered with …

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Maintaining Healthy Friendships

Maintaining Healthy Friendships

By Pastor Timothy Neptune The first step is to realize that you really do NEED friends. Solomon, the wisest man that ever lived said, “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Prov. 27:17 That means that we make each other better. It seems pretty important to God that …

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Navigating the Maze of Assisted Living

Navigating the Maze of Assisted Living

Selecting an assisted living community can be a daunting task. Much like finding the perfect house, choosing the right assisted living residence requires a thorough inventory of your loved one’s wants and needs, doing research, taking tours, and asking for guidance along the way. Today’s assisted living communities often offer residents …

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How to Avoid Prostate Cancer and Other Prostate Problems

How to Avoid Prostate Cancer and Other Prostate Problems

If you are a man approaching middle age, make it a priority to get to know, love, and care for your prostate. Ignore this little organ at your peril! Roughly half the male population of North America and Western Europe will have enlarged prostates by their mid-50s. And prostate cancer …

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Good News for Smokers: LDCT Catches Lung Cancer Early

Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer death among Americans, and roughly 85% of cases are linked to long-term smoking. But we have important news: Low-Dose Computed Tomography, or LDCT, is an annual screening exam that can catch lung cancer while it is still tiny and localized, before …

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Healthy Aging: Choosing a Community that Offers a Variety of Options for Different Needs

Healthy Aging: Choosing a Community that Offers a Variety of Options for Different Needs

As individuals age, not only do their bodies grow older, but also, their safety, health, and wellness requirements continually change. Living in a single-family home far away from relatives or loved Ones is acceptable in some situations, but it’s usually advantageous to be in a community with like-minded aging neighbors, …

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PTSD and Recovering from trauma

PTSD and Recovering from trauma

By Eric Milbrandt, MD, MPH PTSD, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, automobile accidents, or other life-threatening events. Importantly, the exposure need not be direct or first hand. Instead, PTSD …

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Case Results: Outstanding Cases Piccin & Glynn HaS Handled

Case Results: Outstanding Cases Piccin & Glynn HaS Handled

By Katherine Piccin Glynn $52.0 Million Motor Vehicle Collision On February 27, 2017, a Marion County jury returned a verdict in favor of our clients for 52.0 million dollars. A second bad faith suit has been filed against the insurance company for the at-fault driver which should have settled our …

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Physical Therapy: Your Key to Wellness!

Physical Therapy: Your Key to Wellness!

Getting people moving and keeping them active is the key to health care. But there are so many illnesses and injuries that can prevent people from being active; from simple sprains and strains of ligaments and muscles, to arthritis and back pain, and to medical problems such as neurologic conditions, heart, …

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Laser Vision Correction: Is it Right For You?

Are you tired of your glasses fogging up? Do you wish you could see while swimming, instead of removing your glasses or contact lenses? Do your glasses get in the way of your exercise routine, your social life, your appearance, or perhaps you are you tired of constantly changing your …

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A Spa-Like Environment for Patients

A Spa-Like Environment for Patients

Anxiety and fear of pain keep many women from getting a mammogram. But imagine drifting off to a relaxing beach, a peaceful garden, or a captivating waterfall while modern and advanced imaging provides you a more comfortable experience and allows you to control the breast compression for your mammogram. All of this …

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