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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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5 Reasons To Use In-Home Care

5 Reasons To Use In-Home Care

The physical and mental decline that comes with the aging process affects everyone in a different way. Some seniors find it particularly difficult to cope with the limitations of age. As a result, they may turn to denial and refuse assistance from loved ones. Services that provide in-home care staff offer …

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A Knee Replacement Implant Made Specifically For You

A Knee Replacement Implant Made Specifically For You

If you were having a custom kitchen designed by an expert builder, they wouldn’t just buy a marble countertop off the shelf somewhere; they would have it measured precisely, finely cut, trimmed and polished before installing it in your highly-anticipated new kitchen. If we are so meticulous about our homes, …

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The Acceptance of Alcohol is Leading to More Dependence Issues and Health Concerns

The Acceptance of Alcohol is Leading to More Dependence Issues and Health Concerns

By Dr. Sivasekaran, MD In our social culture, drinking with family and friends is common for celebrating special occasions and in some instances coping  with  life.   Drinking alcohol has become extremely accepted in our society, and with that acceptance and desensitization of the harmful effects, comes a lot more alcohol …

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Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer

Diet, exercise and getting recommended screenings are some of the ways to lessen your risk of cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health, certain lifestyle choices can lessen the chances an individual has of developing cancer. However, even though most Americans know that choices such as quitting smoking, protecting …

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Nutrition & Weight Loss

Nutrition & Weight Loss

We know that most diets don’t work, and so do you. With two-thirds of the adults in the United States overweight, and one-third of those classified as “obese,” it’s clear that what Americans have been doing to control their weight just isn’t working. Most diets involve eliminating certain foods or whole …

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Glaucoma: More Than Eye Pressure

Glaucoma: More Than Eye Pressure

By Dr. Latif Hamed MD, FAAO, MBA For many people, Glaucoma means high eye pressure.  This is only partially true. Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve that leads to gradual loss of its nerve fibers that is often but not always associated with high pressure.  The eye, like …

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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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What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if Your Back Pain is a Spine Compression Fracture?

What if you develop sudden onset severe back pain, more unbearable than you ever imagined? If your pain is new or feels different from the chronic back pain you may already be experiencing – which is currently being treated with exercise, pain medicines, and injections – it is recommended that …

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Heart and Vascular Disease The Great Cholesterol HOAX

Heart and Vascular Disease The Great Cholesterol HOAX

By Dr. Michael Badanek, BS, DC, CNS, CTTP, DMM, DACBN, DCBCN, MSGR/CHEV True and overwhelming evidence exists in medical peer review articles, and literature that explains how heart and cardiovascular diseases are preventable, as well as point out the same underlying causes also produce Allergic and Non allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, …

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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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February is Heart Awareness Month

February is Heart Awareness Month

Siva Gummadi, MD – Cardiovascular Institute of Central Florida Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in men and women. It is a broad term used to describe a disease process that occurs within the heart and the blood vessels of the body. The heart is a muscle …

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Look Good… Feel Good… Be Healthy!

Look Good

With the new year already here and the holiday season behind us there is no better time than the present to get started on a path of achieving a healthier lifestyle. Maybe you put on a few extra pounds over the holidays and want to fit back into your favorite clothes …

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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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Chest Pain – Why You Should Seek Medical Attention Immediately

Chest Pain - Why You Should Seek Medical Attention Immediately

Although chest pain can sometimes be triggered by some non-threatening disorders like excessive gas, anxiety, acid reflux or muscle strains, you cannot afford to waste precious time, if chest pain occurs. Chest pain can be related to the following serious complications, a rupture of the aorta, angina, or myocardial infarction (heart …

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Weight Loss Surgery Options for the New Year

By Juan C. Gutierrez, M.D. Board Certified in General Surgery In the final hours of December 31, 2015, millions of people across the United States will unknowingly join together in making that all-too-common resolution, “This is the year that I’m finally going to lose this extra weight!” Some will succeed, …

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