Saturday , September 19 2020

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BayCare Opens First Urgent Care in Lakeland

BayCare Opens First Urgent Care in Lakeland

BayCare Health System plans to bring a state-of-the-art urgent care clinic to the Lakeland area this summer. The leading health system in the region will open the first BayCare Urgent Care in Lakeland to provide convenient and easy access to care for patients in that local community. BayCare Urgent Care …

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A Breast Surgical Oncologist’s Insight on Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnosis via Imaging and Understanding Your Risk Factors

Breast Cancer Diagnosis

There are multiple types of breast cancer, and it affects both men and women. Importantly, the statistics of survival are increasing, mostly due to patient education and early diagnosis. In the United States, the CDC reports that over 276,400 women are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer annually, along with 48,530 …

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Help?

Autism is a spectrum disorder that is quickly increasing in rates across the world. Here in the United States, it is one of the fastest-growing developmental disabilities affecting up to 1. 5 million. Commonly, social interaction and communication dysfunction are prevalent. While there are degrees of the spectrum disorder and …

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Prostate Cancer Side Effects: How GAINSWave Technology Can Help

Prostate Cancer Side Effects

By DR. ROBERT LUPO, D.C. Prostate cancer is the third leading cancer among males. It is often a silent killer, as it rarely shows signs or symptoms until it has developed maturely and even metastasized into other areas of the body. This year alone, it will take over 26,000 men’s lives. …

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Behavioral Therapy Programs Are Available to Help You and Your Child Thrive

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 54 children (18.5 per 1,000 8-year-olds). Boys are more than four times as likely to be identified with ASD than girls.1 Many parents sense developmental delays or notice their child has an issue between 12 months and 2 years, but often it can …

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Amniotic, Placental, and Umbilical “Stem Cells”

Stem Cells

By Regenexx Tampa Bay, Regenerative Medicine Utilizing birth tissues to harvest stem cells for orthopedic and other areas of medicine is an exciting topic. However, there are currently no FDA-approved uses for allogeneic (coming from someone else) stem cell products other than cord blood or bone marrow transplantations after certain …

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UPDATE: Prostate Cancer and COVID-19

Prostate Cancer and COVID-19

Prostate Screening Has Been Impacted by COVID-19 According to a July 2020 article* published in the journal Nature, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is advising against routine prostate cancer (PC) screening, including prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing and digital rectal examination (DRE), for all asymptomatic individuals until the pandemic …

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Only 1 out 5 Women get Diagnosed with Early-Stage Ovarian Cancer: Symptoms are Often Overlooked

By Parveen Vahora, M.D. It’s known as a “silent killer” because it often goes undiagnosed until the disease state is advanced. If left untreated, ovarian cancer rapidly grows and spreads into the abdominal and pelvic areas. Today, we’re able to diagnose the initial onset of these symptoms better, as we …

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5 Practical Ways to Power Up Your Immune System

5 Practical Ways to Power Up Your Immune System

Especially amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all been inundated with the advice to practice social distancing and maintain proper hygiene. However, it’s also critical to boost the immune system; after all, a robust immune system can be more effective at fighting off viruses, bacteria and illness. Here’s why… Your body …

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Picking the Right Provider: Why Not All Hospice Organizations Are the Same

Picking the Right Provider

Hospice is hospice, right? Not exactly. A common misconception about hospice care is that all hospice organizations are the same, but this is far from the truth. Hospice is a philosophy of care that focuses on pain management, symptom control and comfort at the end of life. But, almost every …

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