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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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5 Things to Consider Before Seeing A Doctor for Your Hair Loss

5 Things to Consider Before Seeing A Doctor for Your Hair Loss

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Hair loss may not be a life-threatening medical condition, but that doesn’t mean you should leave the fate of your follicles to just any doctor. In years past, men and women were most likely to discuss their hair loss concerns with their primary …

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Local Attorney Patrick L. Smith Offers Flat Fee Estate Planning Services

Local Attorney Patrick L. Smith Offers Flat Fee Estate Planning Services

Estate planning does not need to be an expensive or time-consuming process, according to Attorney Patrick L. Smith. Whereas many attorneys bill their clients by the hour to handle their planning, Attorney Smith offers a complimentary consultation and has instituted a flat-fee system for his services.  For example, a basic …

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Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Have you ever noticed sensations in your legs that made you wonder if you should see a doctor, but since they seemed to subside, you ignored the symptoms away?  Many people overlook the life-threatening warning signs that could lead to an embolism.  If you’ve experienced swollen …

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Little-Known VA Pension Can Be a Life-Saver

Written By Thomas Gregory – U.S. Navy Veteran Established in 1952 under Title 38 of the United States Code, Congress created two types of benefits for war Veterans and their survivors within the Department of Veteran Affairs. The first is “compensation for service-related disability or death” and second, “a pension …

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LOVE Yourself! – Keeping your heart healthy

LOVE Yourself! - Keeping your heart healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Heart disease is caused by atherosclerosis or plaque clogged arteries that restrict the blood flow in the heart. Every year about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. Warning signs for a heart attack: • Chest pain or …

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Stress Incontinence Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Stress Incontinence

“Stress incontinence” is a reality for millions of women in America today. The “stress” is not emotional or mental pressures. Rather, it’s physical pressure put on the bladder that can cause urine leakage. Something as simple as a sneeze or a cough might trigger a leak. Standing up suddenly, lifting …

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Cervical Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know

Cervical Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know

Dr. Vahora, MD, FACOG Cervical cancer is a fast-growing disease that can lead to death if not caught in its pre-stages. Years ago, cervical cancer was a leading cause of death in women. Those statistics have changed. In fact, diagnosing precancerous cervical lesions is now more common; this is achieved through …

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Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Weapons of “MASS” Destruction

Some of you may have heard the term “mass”, when your doctor is describing a lesion, tumor, or suspicious lump in your body. You may have also heard of a biopsy, which is a surgical procedure to remove a small sample of a mass and send it to a lab …

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3 Popular Eating Plans You’ll See in the New Year

3 Popular Eating Plans You’ll See in the New Year

If you’re thinking about revamping how you eat in the new year, you might want to think twice about the trendy dairy-free plans that crop up on your social media feed – as they could leave you missing out on nutrients you need. Three of the most popular and health-promoting …

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The Healthful Benefits of Eating Eggs

The Healthful Benefits of Eating Eggs

You’ll Boost Your Immune System To help prevent infections, viruses, and diseases, add an egg or two to your diet daily. Selenium, a nutrient that helps support your immune system and regulate thyroid hormones. They’re also high in vitamin B2 (riboflavin), which increases energy levels. You’ll Improve Your Cholesterol Profile …

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Unpacking the Benefits of Omega-3s for Anxiety

Unpacking the Benefits of Omega-3s for Anxiety

By Bo Martinsen, MD How much omega-3 should you take daily? For those interested in the benefits of omega-3s for anxiety, one new study suggests a higher dose than you might expect. The study, published in JAMA Network Open in September, found that omega-3s helped reduce the symptoms of anxiety; however, …

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Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery It’s that time of year again; when we hit the road or the sky and travel for vacations, relaxing getaways, spending time with family and taking the kids or grandkids to their favorite destinations. The hottest days are upon us during the upcoming summer months, …

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Cannabis – Curing Cancer

Cannabis - Curing Cancer

By Robert C. Goethe, MD Lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma are cancers of the blood. According to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, more than 1.2 million are either living with or in remission from a blood cancer. They account for 10% of new cancer cases in the US each …

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Medical Marijuana The Natural Alternative

Medical Marijuana The Natural Alternative

By Bob Goethe, MD Medical marijuana is catching on in Florida. We are now well past 130,000 patients on the registry and it is predicted there will eventually be over 400,000 patients using cannabis in Florida. We have been getting great results with chronic pain patients- back pain, migraines, fibromyalgia, severe …

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Diabetic Neuropathy: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Diabetic Neuropathy

Roughly, 29 million Americans have diabetes. Many of these cases are undiagnosed, but for those individuals that struggle with the disease, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can be debilitating. Diabetic neuropathy is a progressive disease that affects nearly 200,000 new patients per year. Understanding the disease state is complex, but in short, …

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