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A HEALTH TEST THAT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE Getting tested now might help you down the road.

A HEALTH TEST THAT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and woman in the United States. This year more then 1.2 million people will have a heart attack.  While there are warning signs and risk factors, heart disease can hit anyone. Heart attacks and other types of heart disease occur …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Staving Off Its Progression

Alzheimer’s Disease

SUZANNE MARGOLIS – GRAY, M.ED., LMT, CT More than 9 million people in the U.S. are living with some form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is one of the main forms of the disease, but there are many different varieties facing our population. Often times, it may be unclear exactly what type of …

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A Fit, Fun Summer

A Fit, Fun Summer

Make smart fitness choices with post-workout recovery and hydration During warm-weather months, fitness enthusiasts often take their exercise routines to the great outdoors. The spike in summer temperatures can make those tough workouts even more challenging. Even after your workout is complete, your body does not stop – after a tough …

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Road Trip Ready: Pack your travel essentials

Road Trip Ready

Whether you’re planning a cross-country vacation or just a weekend mountain getaway, packing for a road trip doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Creating a packing list of essentials can be the first step toward avoiding unnecessary stress and making your trip one to remember. Of course, that list should …

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SWIMMING SAFETY TIPS

SWIMMING SAFETY TIPS

For most children, there is nothing more fun than playing in water of some sort—pools, lakes, rivers, or the beach.  But with that fun comes a very high risk of drowning, and there is nothing more tragic than the drowning of a precious child.  Follow these tips closely to keep your …

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Understanding Different Health Care Options: Know where to go before an emergency happens and the differences in cost

Understanding Different Health Care Options

By Dr. Christine Laramée, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare North/Central Florida Do you know all of your options when you need medical care? Your primary care doctor should always be first on your list, as they have easy access to your medical history and know the bigger picture when it comes to …

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Freedom is Never Free

Freedom is Never Free

By Ross Johnson, Lead Pastor, Gathering Pointe Church Among the Mural Wall, and the nineteen stainless steel statues, and the United Nations Wall of the Korean War Memorial in Washington D.C. is the Pool of Remembrance.  This shallow Pool (thirty feet deep) is lined with black granite and is surrounded lushly …

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Scleroderma Awareness Month: A Challenging Disorder That Requires Expert Care

Scleroderma Awareness Month

Scleroderma is a rare disease but unfortunately, affects nearly 100,000 Americans, and because its symptoms are quite painful, finding expert medical treatment is essential to ward off the progression of the disorder.  The collagen in the skin and tissues (eventually the organs) become hardened due to an overproduction of collagen.  Scleroderma …

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Four-Day Wellness Retreat Invites the “ReNew You” to America’s Happiest, Healthiest City

Four-Day Wellness Retreat Invites

Located on Florida’s Paradise Coast, Naples captivates visitors with an irresistible mix of soft, white sand beaches, beautiful scenery, colorful sunsets, thriving arts and culture, outdoor adventure, and world-renowned dining and shopping hotspots. Health, happiness and relaxation seem to come naturally in Naples, a city which has been ranked as …

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Know the ABCs of Skin Cancer

Know the ABCs of Skin Cancer

More than 3.3 million people are treated annually for non-melanoma skin cancer and over 76,000 new cases of invasive melanoma will be diagnosed this year. In the last 30 years, more people have had skin cancers than all other types of cancer combined. In fact, one in five Americans is …

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What is Acute Vs Chronic Sinusitis & How is Each Treated?

What is Acute Vs Chronic Sinusitis & How is Each Treated?

Courtesy of Latorre Sinus Center Chronic sinusitis affects more than 35 million Americans each year. Closely associated with allergy, approximately 60% of allergy patients develop chronic sinusitis. It’s one of the most common reasons that individuals visit their doctor. Sinusitis, by definition, is inflammation of the sinus lining. In Acute …

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COCHLEAR IMPLANTS HELP COUNTLESS INDIVIDUALS GET THEIR HEARING BACK & IMPROVES THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE

COCHLEAR IMPLANTS HELP COUNTLESS INDIVIDUALS GET THEIR HEARING BACK

By Davis Family Hearing There are two distinct parts to hearing; these include volume and clarity.  Hearing aids help with the volume of sound only, while FDA approved, cochlear implants (medical devices) help with the clarity of sound along with the volume.  A cochlear implant bypasses the receptor cells by directly …

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Men’s Health Month: How Women & Sex Play A Role in Their Wellbeing

How Women & Sex Play A Role in Their Wellbeing

Dr. Vahora, MD, FACOG Usually, when we discuss men’s health, we focus on exercise, prostate and heart conditions, and cancer prevention.  But there is, of course, more to a man’s overall state of wellbeing than preventing diseases and disorders.  Men release a great deal of anxiety though sexual intercourse, but what …

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A HEALTH TEST THAT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE Getting tested now might help you down the road.

A HEALTH TEST THAT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and woman in the United States. This year more then 1.2 million people will have a heart attack.  While there are warning signs and risk factors, heart disease can hit anyone. Heart attacks and other types of heart disease occur …

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What We See Isn’t What We “Get” Are Visual Processing/Perceptual Delays Affecting You?

Visual Processing/Perceptual Delays Affecting You

By Walesby Vision Center • Learning complications • Transposing letters and numbers • Difficulty processing voices in loud crowds • Daydreaming • Difficulty comprehending or remembering what was just read • Asking “what” often • Struggling to follow directions and conversation Do you or your child suffer from any of …

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Do You Suffer From Headaches and Migraines?

Do You Suffer From Headaches and Migraines?

The Blair Technique has helped Countless Individuals find Relief If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. What do you do when you suffer from …

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