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BayCare Laboratories Victor A. Hruszczyk, Vice President of BayCare Laboratories

BayCare Laboratories Victor A. Hruszczyk, Vice President of BayCare Laboratories

What is BayCare Laboratories? BayCare Laboratories provides clinical laboratory services to patients and physicians at 15 hospitals and more than 30 patient service centers located throughout Tampa Bay. Analysis ranging from general to specialized testing is performed at our locations. BayCare Laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists …

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Exercise Increases Overall Wellness: What You Should Know

Exercise Increases Overall Wellness: What You Should Know

JAMA published a study in 2018 that found that those who do not exercise have an increased risk of premature death, outweighing, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and even cancer-related conditions. In addition to all of the primary health benefits, regular cardiovascular exercise is also known to increase brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), …

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Clinical Research of West Florida: Announces Radiculopathy (Sciatica) Clinical Trials

Clinical Research of West Florida

Do you have pain in your lower back that runs down one or both of your legs? You’re not alone! An estimated 3 million people in the United States suffer from this painful condition known as sciatica. This pain often comes on suddenly without warning, and the pain can be …

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The Long Term Effects of Alcohol on the Body & Brain

Riverside Recovery of Tampa Owners Elizabeth Stockton, Kirk Kirpatrick, and Elizabeth's daughter Graysen

Even though it’s legal, alcohol (ethanol) is classified as a drug. Since social drinking has become very commonplace in our society, many people are unaware of the long term effects that it has on the body and brain. Depending on the length of time someone has been drinking, and the amount …

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Debunking the Myths About Hospice Care

Debunking the Myths About Hospice Care

Everyone knows what hospice care is. Or do they? When it comes to hospice, there are several common misconceptions about hospice care, its benefits, services provided and more. Most people tend to think it’s care for the dying, but those who have experienced it know it’s actually about living. Read …

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Why You Should Never Ignore Vestibular Balance Issues

Why You Should Never Ignore Vestibular Balance Issues

Dr. Kelly Hansen, Au.D. At least 50 percent of the U.S. population will develop a balance issue, at some point in their lives. Balance disorders typically happen to the aging population, between the ages of 50 to 75, and most of these are related to vestibular disruptions. Patients suffering from vestibular …

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Painful Disc Herniations: Alternative Treatment Options to Get you Back to Living the Quality of Life You Need

Painful Disc Herniations

Approximately 3 million people each year are diagnosed with disc herniations. When the inside of the spinal disk, which is a soft gel-like substance called nucleus pushes through the vertebrae, this is known as disc herniation. It causes the disc to seep through a crack in the boney exterior (annulus). In …

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HPV & Cervical Cancer: What You NEED to Know

HPV & Cervical Cancer: What You NEED to Know

Because August is National Immunization Awareness Month, Dr. Parveen Vahora sheds light on the HPV vaccination updates. HPV (Human papillomavirus) is thought to affect 80% of sexually active people, and about 79 million people (male and female) are estimated to have the virus. It can cause genital cancers and conditions; …

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Health of the Market Report with Toni Hedstrom

Health of the Market Report with Toni Hedstrom

Home Solutions Real Estate Team Tampa Top Performers When analyzing the median sold price by zip code, this year to date and compared to last year, some areas truly stand out with incredible growth. Although not all areas of Tampa have been so lucky , and some have an interesting …

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How Intimacy Plays a Role in Your Wellbeing

How Intimacy Plays a Role in Your Wellbeing

By DR. ROBERT LUPO, D.C. Most men are known to put off going to the doctor; however, going to a medical provider is crucial for prevention, early diagnosis, successful treatment outcomes, and quality of life. We’ve all heard the statistics that heart disease, lung and prostate cancer are men’s most common …

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Lumbar Spine Pain: Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

Lumbar Spine Pain: Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

By James Leiber, Regenexx, Sports Medicine, Stem Cell Therapy The body is an interconnected machine with each part working together in harmony. The lumbar spine is a crucial element of this machine. The hip, knee, and foot are all controlled by spinal nerves within the low back. A problem in …

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Do You Really Need to Cleanse or is it Just Hype? Clean Juice®

Do You Really Need to Cleanse or is it Just Hype? Clean Juice®

Our bodies process a lot of toxins and chemicals on a daily basis. From the things we put on our skin to the air pollution we breath and the ingested processed foods or dirty foods (pesticides) sugar, sodium, fats, and alcohol we consume, our livers are in constant overdrive trying to …

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Keeping Youth Athletes Safe in the Summer Heat

Keeping Youth Athletes Safe in the Summer Heat

Back to school brings lots of sports practices right in the middle of the hottest part of the day. It’s important for coaches, athletes and parents to be aware of how to prevent heat-related illness. To prevent heat illness (i.e. heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke) or even heat stroke …

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Oxygen Therapy for Stroke: Can it Help to Regenerate the Damaged Brain?

Oxygen Therapy for Stroke: Can it Help to Regenerate the Damaged Brain?

Every year in the United States nearly 800,000 people will suffer from a stroke. If it’s not caught early enough, it can lead to death, paralysis, cognitive impairment, aphasia and many more complications. When oxygen and blood can’t reach the brain, the brain cells begin to die very rapidly. Oxygen is …

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Hydrating Your Soul

Hydrating Your Soul

By Ross Johnson, Lead Pastor, Gathering Pointe Church It was sometime during the summer of 2001. We had just moved our family from LaCrosse, WI where I served as a youth pastor for almost five years to Sellersville, PA to begin my Master of Divinity degree at Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary. …

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