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Blink Fitness Blink Fitness is hosting Facebook Live sessions weekdays at 8 a.m. ET. The fitness chain will host virtual workouts, give tips to stay motivated and answer fitness questions from the comments. Orangetheory Orangetheory is sharing a new 30-minute workout video each day, featuring some of its most popular …

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Polk County COVID-19 Testing sites

Polk County COVID-19 Testing sites

Florida Department of Health has opened a 24-hour COVID-19 call center to answer questions you may have. Call 866-779-6121 or email covid-19@flhealth.gov. For more information on COVID-19, please visit The Florida Department of Health Website at www.floridahealth.gov. Polk County COVID-19 Hotline is 863-519-7911. Drive-Thru Testing BayCare Testing Centers: Haines City …

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Unsightly Veins Can Indicate Deeper Problems

Unsightly Veins Can Indicate Deeper Problems

“You can’t tell a book by looking at its cover.” Many women are concerned about the appearance of spider veins and varicose veins. These veins, which can cause a spider web appearance in the skin, or big, unsightly bulges underneath the skin, can also cause a person to have symptoms …

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Don’t Be Fooled! – Learn The Bald Truth About Hair Loss

Learn The Bald Truth About Hair Loss

Myths and misconceptions continue to make it harder for the more than 80 million U.S. men and women with hair loss to get the right kind of help. So in honor of April Fools’ Day, here‘s “the bald truth” on some of the most persistent myths about hair loss and …

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Seniors and COVID-19

Seniors and COVID-19

As with the flu or other infections, COVID-19 is particularly challenging for the elderly patient population. Those over the age of 60 are having more difficulty fighting the viral infection and many are facing life-threatening symptoms. As with influenza, the risk of breathing dysfunction and pneumonia are what’s causing the …

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There is a Better Way to Reduce Joint Pain & Regenerate Your Body

There is a Better Way to Reduce Joint Pain

You’ve got aches and pains, swollen joints, impingements, and limited range of motion. What will a surgeon tell you? Surgeons will say that you need surgery, you need a joint replacement, bunion surgery, back surgery, and list goes on and on. The problem is that many times, these surgeries are …

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The Cost of Untreated Disabling Hearing Loss Is Both Physical and Monetary

The Cost of Untreated Disabling Hearing Loss Is Both Physical and Monetary

Kevin T. Barlow, Au.D. Disabling hearing loss, when left untreated, exacts a cost in lost quality of life and lost wages, according to an article published in The Hearing Review. The article, “Untreated Disabling Hearing Loss Costs Billions — in the U.S. and the Rest of the World,” suggests that …

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Do You Have Ingrown Toenails?

Do You Have Ingrown Toenails?

Appropriate & Adequate Treatment is Essentail The medical term for an ingrown toenail is Paronychia. Toenails that curl in on the sides can penetrate through the toe’s skin causing a great deal of discomfort and even infection. If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, you know that the pain coming …

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Reliance Medical Centers: COVID-19 Ready!

Reliance Medical Centers: COVID-19 Ready!

As the famous quote by writer Miguel de Cervantes tells us, “being prepared is half the battle.” This motto has always been a key driver for Reliance Medical Centers, who’s operational philosophy is driven by preparation and planning. The only way to provide patients the care they deserve when they …

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Is Spinal Cord Stimulation the Answer to Your Pain?

Is Spinal Cord Stimulation the Answer to Your Pain?

If you have persistent pain for six months or more, it’s considered chronic. By that point, you may have tried just about everything to find relief, but you know you don’t want to undergo even more painful surgery or take medication for the rest of your life. What do you …

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I have a wait problem

I have a wait problem

Brent Myers You’re reading a health and wellness magazine and you’re thinking: that guy can’t spell. But the truth is that you read it correctly: I have a wait problem: I don’t like to wait. But who does? Think about it… do you like to wait? Do you love sitting …

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Which is Best for YOUR Health?

Which is Best for YOUR Health?

When it comes to choosing a healthy diet, the amount of contradictory information and programs can be overwhelming. Is vegan, paleo, pescatarian, or keto the answer for optimal health? The answer is not so cut and dry. The confusion lies in the fact that all people have different needs and …

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DVT: The Silent Killer

DVT: The Silent Killer

By: SAMUEL P. MARTIN, MD, FACS Founder and Medical Director at Vascular Vein Centers March is National DVT Awareness Month! DVT stands for Deep Vein Thrombosis. This a clot in a deep vein that can obstruct blood flow in the vein. What is it about DVT that is so significant …

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The Nutraceutical Breakthrough for Active Joints and Amazing Skin

The Nutraceutical Breakthrough for Active Joints and Amazing Skin

A New Generation of Super Nutraceuticals For decades, the medical community has been focusing on a natural compound in our bodies called “hyaluronic acid”, or HA, and collagen, both of which are chief components of healthy connective tissue throughout the body. HA and collagen are especially important to knees, elbows, …

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Spinal Stenosis Stand Tall & Walk Farther

Spinal Stenosis

Many people think that aches and pains, including back pain, are an inevitable part of aging – but they’re wrong. While age is a factor in conditions like spinal stenosis, herniated discs, arthritis, and other back problems, that doesn’t mean we’re all in for a future of pain. Here at …

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Cypress Medical Weighs in on Weight Loss

Cypress Medical Weighs in on Weight Loss

With fad diets, extreme lifestyle disruptions and unhealthy diet pills, and other means to control appetite, over the years, most people have lost a few pounds, only to regain them rather quickly once they stop using those means. Why? Because the underlying condition is what’s really keeping you from losing …

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