Tuesday , November 24 2020

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Lung Cancer Can Be Stopped in its Tracks Lung Cancer is Stealthy. Outsmart it With Annual Screening.

Lung Cancer Can Be Stopped

Surprising to many, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among Americans, surpassing colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. The main cause of lung cancer is tobacco smoking, accounting for an estimated 84% of annual lung cancer deaths in men and 76% in women. The risk of developing …

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Not All Arthritis or Injury Requires Surgery – Injections Can Delay Surgery, and in Some Cases Eliminate the Need

Not All Arthritis or Injury Requires Surgery

By Karl F Siebuhr, MD Orthopedic surgery is unfortunately common, especially as people age. This is notably true here in the Sunshine State where individuals are more active in their senior years. With golf, tennis, pickleball and kayaking being some of the most popular means for exercise and leisure, seniors …

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Regenerative Medicine: Dr. Maharaj Makes House Calls—Virtually

Stem cells have a remarkable ability to exacerbate healing and they provide multiple antiaging mechanisms. Numerous studies and patients purport healing of joints, soft tissue disorders, improved range of motion, diminished pain, and antiaging results. With the Maharaj Institute you not only receive optimal care, but you can achieve optimal …

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WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL NEUROLOGY?

WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL NEUROLOGY

By Alexander C. Frank, DC, DACNB, FABES “Your brain knows what YOUR senses tell it.” Breakthroughs in clinical neuroscience have revealed that the brain is able to change and learn throughout one’s entire life, including after an injury or disease process. This ability of the brain to change in structure …

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Hearing Loss Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Hearing Loss

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Hearing loss is connected to a number of other health conditions. Several studies have indicated a link between it and cognitive decline, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Arthur Wingfield, who teaches Neuroscience at Brandeis University, has been studying cognitive aging and the link between …

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Pacifica Senior Living: Keeping Residents and Staff Safe and Healthy During the Pandemic and the Upcoming Flu Season

Pacifica Senior Living

During the past several months, we’ve all learned the importance of being diligent about physical distancing, wearing a face covering and washing our hands. With the upcoming flu season, it’s even more necessary to keep up with these critical protocols. Pacifica Senior Living practices stringent precautions and assists residents with …

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Celebrating National Hospice Month!

Celebrating National Hospice Month

Submitted by Hospice of Marion County November is National Hospice Month and what a way to help us celebrate it! Modern Healthcare announced on October 12 that Hospice of Marion County ranked #45 in the nation and is the only hospice organization in the state of Florida to make this …

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Activate your stem cells

Activate your stem cells

A safe way to a healthier you Christine Meiner, M.Sc Adult stem cells play a critical role in our overall health and longevity. In 2006 the New England Journal of Medicine stated that the number one indicator of wellness is directly correlated to the number of adult stem cells in …

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Men’s Health: Why You Need to Stay on Top of Your Medical Exams

Medical Exams

The month of November is also referred to as MOVEMBER for Men’s Health. We often hear jokes that men prefer to stay away from the doctor, but more and more men have become proactive about their healthcare than ever before, which allows for healthier lifestyle choices and earlier diagnosis. Men …

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YOU’VE BEAT BREAST CANCER, NOW, RECLAIM YOUR LIFE AND SAY BYE-BYE TO PAINFUL SEX

BEAT BREAST CANCER

Uzoma Nwaubani, MD, FACOG, FFPMRS Breast cancer survivors almost always suffer from prolonged side effects of estrogen deprivation, especially with vaginal dryness and consequently, decreased libido. Estrogen treatment is contraindicated in them. There is now a novel new therapy for both their pain with intercourses due to vaginal dryness. Vaginal …

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